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Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (May 8, 1460 - April 4, 1536), also known as Frederick V or Friedrich V, Margrave von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth, succeeded his father as margrave in 1486. Frederick V was the son of Albert Achilles, elector of Brandenburg, and Anna of Saxony. Frederick V married Sophie of Poland, daughter of Casimir IV of Poland and Elisabeth of Austria. His mother Sophie was the sister of Sigismund I Jagiello, who was also king of Poland.

Frederick's children were Barbara, who married George, Landgrave of Leuchtenberg; Casimir of Brandenburg-Kulmbach[?], born 1481; George, Margrave of Ansbach, born 1484; and Albert of Prussia, born 1490.



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