August Wilhelm von Preußen was born 9 August 1722 in Berlin, Germany to Friedrich Wilhelm I. in Preußen (1688-1740) and Sophie Dorothea von Hannover (1687-1757) and died 12 June 1758 in Oranienburg of unspecified causes. He married Luise Amalie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1722-1780) 6 January 1742 in Berlin, Germany. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Lithuania, Italy, Bohemia, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of August Wilhelm von Preußen and Luise Amalie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1722-1780)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen (1744-1797) 25 September 1744 Berlin, Germany 16 November 1797 Potsdam Elisabeth Christine Ulrike von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1746-1840)
Friederike Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)
Wilhelmine von Lichtenau (1753-1820)
Julie Amalie Elisabeth von Voß (1766-1789)
Sophie Juliane Friederike von Dönhoff (1768-1838)

Friedrich Heinrich Karl von Preußen (1747-1767)
Wilhelmine von Preußen (1751-1820) 7 August 1751 Berlin, Germany 9 June 1820 Apeldoorn, Netherlands Willem V van Oranje-Nassau (1748-1806)

Georg Karl Emil von Preußen (1758-1759)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Wilhelm II., Deutscher Kaiser (1859-1941)

Footnotes (including sources)

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