Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg photograph

Albrecht III Achilles, Elector Of Brandenburg

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Gender Male
Death536 years ago
Date of birth November 9,1414
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Born Tangermünde
Germany
Date of died March 11,1486
DiedFree City Of Frankfurt
Place of burialHeilsbronn Abbey, Heilsbronn, Germany
SpouseAnna, daughter of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony
Margaret of Baden
Children John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg
Parents Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg
Elisabeth of Bavaria, Electress of Brandenburg
Great grandparent Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen
Grandparents Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg
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Albrecht III Achilles, Elector Of Brandenburg Life story


Albert III was Elector of Brandenburg from 1471 until his death, the third from the House of Hohenzollern. A member of the Order of the Swan, he received the cognomen Achilles because of his knightly qualities and virtues. He also ruled in the Franconian principalities of Ansbach from 1440 and Kulmbach from 1464.

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