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Karl Alexander von Brandenburg-Ansbach, Markgraf von Brandenburg-Ansbach, Markgraf von Brandenburg-Bayreuth, was born 24 February 1736 in Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany to Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1712-1757) and Friederike Luise von Preußen (1714-1784) and died 5 January 1806 Benham Castle Speen, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom of a short illness caused by lung disease. He married Friederike Caroline von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1735-1791) 22 November 1754 in Coburg, Bavaria, Germany. He married Elizabeth Berkeley (1750-1828) October 1791 in Lisbon, Portugal. Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329)/s.


He was the last Margrave of the two Franconian principalities Brandenburg-Ansbach and Brandenburg-Bayreuth, which he sold to the King of Prussia, a fellow member of the House of Hohenzollern.


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