Today in History - May 29th. 1680 - Ferdinand Albrecht II , Duke of Brunswick -Wolfenbüttel

Ferdinand Albrecht II was born on May 29th. 1680.


Ferdinand Albrecht II - Source picture: Wikipedia

His parents were Ferdinand Albrecht I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and
Christine of Hesse-Eschwege.

Ferdinand Albrecht II fought on the side of Holy Emperor Leopold I in the war
of the Spanish Succession.

On October 15th. 1712, Ferdinand Albrecht married Princess Antoinette of 
Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. The marriage was very happy and had 13 children. 

Ferdinand Albrecht died on September 2nd. 1735 in Schloss Salzdahlum.