Rulers, Monarchs and princes of Brandenburg and Prussia



Under kristningen og invasionen af germanerne ind i de østlige marker øst for Elben blev der kæmpet mod mange af stammerne, og en af tidligste fyrster var Pribislav af Brandenburg, og da han døde i 1150 udpegede han forinden Albrecht I der Bäre som sin efterfølger.

Albrecht I havde haft en styrende position siden 1144, men herskede som enehersker over området fra 1150 til 1170. Albrecht blev efterfulgt af Otto I fra 1170 til 1184 og af Otto II fra 1184 til 1205.

Fra 1205 til 1220 regerede Albrecht II og derefter i forening Otto III fra 1220 til 1267 og Johann I fra 1220 til 1256 eller 1266.

En anden af de tidlige fyrsteslægter i Brandenburg, installeret af kejser Lothar III af Sachsen var Ballenstedterne i 1134.



Abbreviations used:
b = brother of, d = daughter of, m = married to (year), s = son of,
gs = grandson of, ggs = great grandson; † = died; ‡ = buried.

No. Born Ruled Ruler's name and relations
Spouse's name and relations
005 - 1220-1266 John I of Brandenburg = Johann I;
s(004);

Sofie; † 1247; d Valdemar II Sejr of Denmark;
015 1330 1351-1365 Ludwig II Römer of Brandenburg = Ludwig VI of Bavaria;
Margrave of Brandenburg;
Duke of Bavaria;

Ingeborg of Mecklenburg; her m(1); d Albrecht II of Mecklenburg;
029 - 1608-1620 John Sigismund;
s(028); † 1620;
Elector of Brandenburg;

child :
1.   Mary Eleanor; * 1599; † 1655; m 1620 Gustav II Adolf of Sweden, 1594-1632;
033 1490 1525-1568 Albert = Albrecht of Prussia;
s Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. * 17/05 1490; † 20/03 1568;
Duke of Prussia;

Dorothea; * 01/08 1504; m(1) 01/07 1526; † 11/4 1547; d Frederik I of Denmark;
children :
1.   Anna Sophia, * 11/06 1527; † 06/02 1591;
   m Duke Albert I of Mecklenburg-Güstrow.
2.   Katharina, * + † 24/02 1528.
3.   Frederick Albert, * 05/12 1529; † 01/01 1530.
4.   Lucia Dorothea, * 08/04 1531; † 01/02 1532.
5.   Lucia, * 03/02 1537; † 00/05 1539.
6.   Albert, * + † 00/03 1539.

Anna Maria, * 1532; m(2) 1550; † 20/03 1568; d. Duke Eric I of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
children :
7.   Elisabeth, * 20/05 1551; † 19/02 1596;
8.   Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia; * 29/04 1553; † 18/08 1618.
034 - 1568-1618 Albert Frederick = Albrecht Frederick;
035 - -1698 -; Elizabeth; m; d James I of England;
children :
7 children;
036 1657 1701-1713 Frederick I;
s(031); * 1657; † 1713;
Elector of Brandenburg as Frederick III = (032) from 1688-1713;

Sophia Charlotte; * 1668; m(1); † 1705;
child :
1.   Frederick William; (037);

m(2);

Sofie Luise; * 1685; m(3) 1708; † 1735; d Friedrich I of Mecklenburg-Grabow ;
037 - 1713-1740 Frederick William I;
s(036);

Sophia Dorothea; * 1687; † 1757; m George I of England;
children :
1.   Augustus; * 1722; † 1738;
2.   Frederick II of Prussia (039); * 1712; † 1786;
3.   Ferdinand;
4.   Philippina;
   m Duke Charles of Brunswick, 1713-1780;
038 1712 1740-1786 Frederick the Great II;
s(038);
King of Prussia from 1740;
042 - 1871-1888 Wilhelm I = William I;
s(040); † 1888;
King of Prussia from 1861;
Emperor 1871 to 1888

The German empire ended in 1806 and was in 1815 replaced by the German Confederation which lasted until 1866, when a new North German Confederation was formed and lasted from 1867-1871.
In 1871 a new empire was founded and it ended with the First World War in 1918.


children :
1.   Frederick III; (043); † 1888;
2.   Louise; * 1838; † 1923;
   m 1856 Frederick I of Baden;
043 - 1888-1888 Frederick III;
s(042); † 15/6 1888;
Kejser fra

Victoria; † 1901; d Alexandrina Victoria, Queen of England;
child:
1.   Wilhelm II; (044); † 1941;
044 - 1888-1917 Wilhelm II = William II;
s(043); † 1941 in Holland;
Emperor to 9/11 1918;

Auguste Victoria; * 1858; † 1921; d Friedrich VIII of Augustenborg;



Opdateret d. 22.3.2017
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