Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg, Markgraf von Brandenburg-Ansbach, Markgraf von Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Kurfürst von Brandenburg, was born 9 November 1414 in Tangermünde, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany to Friedrich I. von Brandenburg (1372-1440) and Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut (1383-1442) and died 11 March 1486 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Margarete von Baden (1431-1457) 14 November 1446 JL in Ansbach. He married Anna von Sachsen (1437-1512) 12 November 1458 JL in Ansbach. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Spain, Belarus, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg and Margarete von Baden (1431-1457)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ursula von Brandenburg (1450-1508) 26 September 1450 25 November 1508 Breslau Heinrich I. von Münsterberg-Öls (1448-1498)

Wolfgang von Brandenburg (1450-1450)
Elisabeth von Brandenburg (1451-1524)
Margareta von Brandenburg (1453-1509)
Johann Cicero von Brandenburg (1455-1499) 2 August 1455 Ansbach, Germany 9 January 1499 Arneburg in der Altmark, Germany Margarete von Sachsen (1449-1501)

Friedrich von Brandenburg (c1457-?)

Offspring of Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg and Anna von Sachsen (1437-1512)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Friedrich II. von Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach (1460-1536) 8 May 1460 Ansbach, Germany 4 April 1536 Ansbach, Germany Sofia of Poland (1464-1512)

Amalie von Brandenburg (1461-1481)
Barbara von Brandenburg (1464-1515) 29 May 1464 Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany 4 September 1515 Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany Henry XI of Głogów (c1435-1476)
Wladyslaw II Jagiellon (1456-1516)

Sibylle von Brandenburg (1467-1524) 31 May 1467 Ansbach, Germany 9 July 1524 Kaster, West Flanders, Belgium Wilhelm von Jülich-Berg (1455-1511)

Siegmund von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1468-1495)
Dorothea von Brandenburg (1471-1520)
Georg von Brandenburg (1472-1476)
Elisabeth von Brandenburg (1474-1507)
Magdalene von Brandenburg (1476-1480)
Anastasia von Brandenburg (1478-1534) 17 March 1478 Berlin, Germany 4 July 1534 Wilhelm IV. von Henneberg-Schleusingen (1478-1559)
Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg (1414-1486)
Born: 9 November 1414 Died: 11 March 1486
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Frederick I of Brandenburg
Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Succeeded by
Frederick I of Brandenburg-Ansbach
Preceded by
John "the Alchemist"
Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Frederick II
Elector of Brandenburg
Succeeded by
John Cicero
Margrave of Brandenburg

Common ancestors of Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg (1414-1486) and Margarete von Baden (1431-1457)

  1. Elisabeth von Henneberg-Schleusingen (c1289-aft1377)
  2. Elisabeth von Meißen (1329-1375)
  3. Friedrich II von Meißen (1310-1349)
  4. Friedrich V. von Nürnberg (1333-1398)
  5. Johann II. von Nürnberg (c1310-1357)
  6. Mechtild von Bayern (aft1313-1346)
    Common ancestors of Albrecht III. Achilles von Brandenburg (1414-1486) and Anna von Sachsen (1437-1512)
  1. Adelheid von Hessen (c1272-1315)
  2. Beatrice Regina della Scala (c1331-1384)
  3. Beatrix of Glogow (1290-1322)
  4. Bernabò Visconti (1323-1385)
  5. Berthold VII. von Henneberg-Schleusingen (c1272-1340)
  6. Elisabeth von Lobdeburg Arnshaugk (1286-1359)
  7. Friedrich I von Meißen (1257-1323)
  8. Friedrich II von Meißen (1310-1349)
  9. Ludwig IV. von Wittelsbach (1282-1347)
  10. Mechtild von Bayern (aft1313-1346)
  11. Stefano Visconti (c1288-1337)

Footnotes (including sources)

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