Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg

Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick September 21, 1371 in Nuremberg - September 20, 1440) was Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Elector of Brandenburg as Frederick I. He was a son of Burgrave Frederick V of Nuremberg and Elisabeth of Meissen, and was the first member of the House of Hohenzollern to rule the Margraviate of Brandenburg. Frederick entered early into the service of Austria and fought on the side of King Sigismund of Hungary. After he returned he divided the inheritance from his father with his brother John, who received Bayreuth while Frederick kept Ansbach. At first he tried to mediate in the imperial confusion between King Wenceslaus and the party of Rupert of the Palatinate, nevertheless he fought on the side of Rupert in September 1399. He resumed his rule of Ansbach in 1409 and after heavy feuding entered into the service of King Sigismund.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135777890
  • 9786135777895