Frederick I of Prussia

Frederick I (German: Friedrich I.; 11 July 1657 – 25 February 1713), of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was (as Frederick III) Elector of Brandenburg (1688–1713) and Duke of Prussia in personal union (Brandenburg-Prussia). The latter function he upgraded to royalty, becoming the first King in Prussia (1701–1713). From 1707 he was in personal union the sovereign prince of the Principality of Neuchâtel (German: Fürstentum Neuenburg).

Frederick I
King Frederick I in 1701
King in Prussia
Elector of Brandenburg
Reign18 January 1701 – 25 February 1713
Coronation18 January 1701
SuccessorFrederick William I
Duke of Prussia
Elector of Brandenburg
Reign29 April 1688 – 18 January 1701
PredecessorFrederick William
Born(1657-07-11)11 July 1657
Königsberg, Prussia
Died25 February 1713(1713-02-25) (aged 55)
Berlin, Prussia, Holy Roman Empire
SpouseElizabeth Henrietta of Hesse-Kassel
Sophia Charlotte of Hanover
Sophia Louise of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
IssueLuise, Hereditary Princess of Hesse-Kassel
Prince Frederick August
Frederick William I
FatherFrederick William, Elector of Brandenburg
MotherLouise Henriette of Orange-Nassau
SignatureFrederick I's signature

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