Person:Wilhelm von Brandenburg (1)

Wilhelm von Brandenburg
b.1498
d.1563
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Name Wilhelm von Brandenburg
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1498
Death[1] 1563
Reference Number? Q565724?


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Wilhelm von Brandenburg (30 June 1498 – 4 February 1563) was the Archbishop of Riga from 1539 to 1561.

A member of the House of Hohenzollern, Wilhelm was the son of Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, the brother of Albert, Duke of Prussia, and the grandson of Albert III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg and Casimir IV Jagiellon.

After William's administration as Prince-bishop ended during the Livonian War, Riga became a Free City (1561–1581).

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilhelm von Brandenburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.