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 Berliner Dom
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 Princess Luise Dorothea of Prussia (1680-1705) [daughter of], Elisabeth Henriette von Hessen-Kassel (1661-1683) [mother of]
brother of Charles, Electoral Prince of 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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Ausbeutetaler aus Rothenburger SilberPorträt Franz von MeindersPorträt Friedrich I. König von Preußen"Preussens Herrscherhaus"Brief von Friedrich I., König in Preußen, vom 21.5.1709Brief von Friedrich III., Kurfürst von Brandenburg, an Abt Adalbert vom 23.6.170
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Written Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713)

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[Relation to person or institution] Frederick I of Prussia (1657-1713)
Template creation Gedeon Romandon (1667-1697)
Was depicted (Actor) Franz von Meinders (1630-1695)

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Herrenhausen9.685555458068852.403888702393place of weddingdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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