Today in History - June 12th. 1758 - Prince Augustus William of Prussia

Prince Augustus William of Prussua was born on August 9th. 1722 in Berlin.


Prince Augustus William of Prussia - Source picture: Wikipedia

His parents were Frederick William I of Prussia and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover.
Prince Augustus William of Prussia was the younger brother of Frederick the Great.

Prince Augustus William of Prussia married Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
on January 6th. 1742. 

He died on June 12th. 1758.

His son Frederick William II inherited the Prussian throne 
(because Frederick the Great hadn't any children).