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Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713)

"Frederick I (German: Friedrich I.; 11 July 1657 – 25 February 1713), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was (as Frederick III) Elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and Duke of Prussia in personal union (Brandenburg-Prussia). The latter function he upgraded to royalty, becoming the first King in Prussia (1701–1713). From 1707 he was in personal union the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel (German: Fürstentum Neuenburg). He was also the paternal grandfather of Frederick the Great." - ( 08.11.2019)

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was born Kaliningrad 11.07.1657
died Berlin 25.02.1713
official King Prussia 1701-1713
official Kurfürst Brandenburg (State) 1688-1701
son of Frederick William (1620-1688) [father of], Luise Henriette von Oranien (1627-1667) [mother of]
was buried Berlin Cathedral
Husband of Elisabeth Henriette von Hessen-Kassel (1661-1683) 1679-1683
Husband of Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668-1705) 1684-1705
father of Frederick William I of Prussia (1688-1740) [son of], Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668-1705) [mother of]
father of Luise von Brandenburg (1680-1705) [daughter of], Elisabeth Henriette von Hessen-Kassel (1661-1683) [mother of]
brother of Karl Emil von Brandenburg (1655-1674)
Husband of Sophia Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1685-1735) 1708-1713


bridegroom Elisabeth Henriette von Hessen-Kassel (1661-1683) Potsdam 13.08.1679
bridegroom Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668-1705) Herrenhausen 08.10.1684
bridegroom Sophia Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1685-1735) 28.11.1708

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Berlin13.4083328247070310052.51833343505859400Place of deathdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Prussia13.4060907363891600052.51917266845703000place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Brandenburg (State)13.0080556869506840052.36194610595703000place of actiondb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Berlin Cathedral13.4011106491088870052.51916503906250000Burial placedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Potsdam13.0666666030883790052.40000152587890600place of weddingdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Herrenhausen9.6855554580688480052.40388870239258000place of weddingdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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