Today in History - OnThis Day - May 8th. 1460 - Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

Frederick I of Brandenburg-Ansbach was born on May 8th. 1460 in Ansbach,
(now located in the German State, Bavaria).




Family

His parents were Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach and 
Anna of Saxony. Anna was the daughter of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony.



Love and Marriage

On February 14th. 1479 Frederick I married Sophia of Poland. She was the
daughter of King Casimir IV of Poland. 

The Royal Couple would have seventeen children.

Reign

In 1486 Frederick succeeded his father as Margrave of Ansbach and his
younger brother as Margrave of Bayreuth (1495).

Death

Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach died on
April 4th. 1536 at the age of 75.

Source pictures: Wikipedia