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 Albrecht Friedrich of Prussia

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Albrecht Friedrich of Prussia

Birth
Death
27 Aug 1618 (aged 65)
Burial
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
Memorial ID
167079514 View Source

Nobility. Born the only son of Albrecht von Brandenburg-Ansbach and his second wife Maria von Braunschweig. He succeeded in 1568 as Duke of Prussia. In 1572 he showed first signs of mental disorder and in 1578 Stephan Báthory gave his cousin Georg Friedrich the regency over Prussia.
He was isolated and died completely insane. As he died without a male heir, his son-in-law Johann Sigismund succeeded him as duke.

Nobility. Born the only son of Albrecht von Brandenburg-Ansbach and his second wife Maria von Braunschweig. He succeeded in 1568 as Duke of Prussia. In 1572 he showed first signs of mental disorder and in 1578 Stephan Báthory gave his cousin Georg Friedrich the regency over Prussia.
He was isolated and died completely insane. As he died without a male heir, his son-in-law Johann Sigismund succeeded him as duke.


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