William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (8 January 1686 – 7 January 1723), was Margrave of the Principality of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1703 until his death in 1723.wikipedia
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Caroline of Ansbach

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He was the younger brother of Caroline of Ansbach and thus brother-in-law of George II of Great Britain.
Caroline and her only full sibling, her younger brother Margrave William Frederick, left Ansbach with their mother, who returned to her native Eisenach.

Principality of Ansbach

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William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (8 January 1686 – 7 January 1723), was Margrave of the Principality of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1703 until his death in 1723.
1703: William Frederick (before 1686–1723)

John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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William Frederick was born in Ansbach in 1686 to John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and his second wife, Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach.
3) Margrave William Frederick of Brandenburg-Ansbach (8 January 1686 – 7 January 1723) married Duchess Christiane Charlotte of Württemberg, daughter of Frederick Charles, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental and had issue.

House of Hohenzollern

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1703–1723: William Frederick (before 1686–1723), son of John Frederick

Princess Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach

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William Frederick was born in Ansbach in 1686 to John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and his second wife, Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach.
William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (8 January 1686 – 7 January 1723) married Duchess Christiane Charlotte of Württemberg, daughter of Frederick Charles, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental and had issue.

Christiane Charlotte of Württemberg-Winnental

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He married his first cousin, Christiane Charlotte of Württemberg-Winnental.
Christine Charlotte was also margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach through her marriage to her cousin William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, of the House of Hohenzollern.

Charles William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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He died in Unterreichenbach and was succeeded by his son Charles William Frederick, called "The Wild Margrave".
Charles William Frederick was the son of William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1686–1723) and his wife Duchess Christiane Charlotte of Württemberg (1694–1729).

George Frederick II, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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His two surviving half-brothers, Margraves Christian Albert and George Frederick II, both died unmarried and without legitimate issue.
He was killed at the Battle of Kittensee in 1703, and as he was unmarried, Ansbach passed to his younger half-brother William Frederick.

Margrave

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William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (8 January 1686 – 7 January 1723), was Margrave of the Principality of Brandenburg-Ansbach from 1703 until his death in 1723.

George II of Great Britain

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He was the younger brother of Caroline of Ansbach and thus brother-in-law of George II of Great Britain.

Ansbach

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William Frederick was born in Ansbach in 1686 to John Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and his second wife, Eleonore Erdmuthe of Saxe-Eisenach.

Christian Albert, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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His two surviving half-brothers, Margraves Christian Albert and George Frederick II, both died unmarried and without legitimate issue.

List of state leaders in 1718

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Brandenburg-Ansbach – Wilhelm Friedrich (1703-1723)

1686

January 8 – William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1703-1723) (d. 1723)

Frederick Charles, Duke of Württemberg-Winnental

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Christiane Charlotte (1694–1729) - married William Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach