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The von Hohenzollerns

The Prussian Royal Family

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[Minor House of Brandenburg]



Borodino / Bessarabia, Rumania [S. Russia, USSR, Ukraine], History of

  • See Black Sea German-Russian Colonists and their history of migration to Russia in early 1800s  and deportation in 1940 to Germany
  • When ruled by  Rumanian Kings of the House of  von  Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
  • Genealogy of Borodino / Bess. Colonists

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Hohenzollern of Prussian, Royal House of von 

Hohenzollern, Prussian Kaiser Wilhelm II von  :

 The Direct Ancestors of William [Wilhelm] II von Hohenzollern,  the Last Emperor  [Kaiser] of Germany are the following:

Burchard I, Count von Zollern (d. 1061)

Frederick I, Count von Zollern (d. 1115) m.. Udilhild von Urach (d. ca. 1134)

Frederick II, Count von Zollern (d. 1145)

Frederick III, Count von Zollern & Frederick I, Burgrave of Nuremberg [Nuernberg] (d. ca. 1200) m. Sofie von Raabs, heiress of Konrad von Raabe, the old Burgrave of Nuremberg 

Conrad I von Zollern, Burgrave of Nuremberg (d. ca. 1260)

  • The mother of his children is not known. The person suggested is Adelaide von Frontenhausen, dau. of the Graf of Leiningen and Saarbruecken

Frederick III von Zollern, Burgrave of Nuremberg and Margrave von Bayreuth and Kulmbach (d.1297) (1) Elisabeth von Andechs-Meranien, dau. of Otto I, Duke of Meranien, Margrave of Istria, Graf Pfalz in Burgundy; m. (2) Helene of Saxony (d. 1309 bur. Nuremberg)

Friedrich IV von Zollern, Burgrave of Nuremberg (d. 1332, bur Heilsbronn) m. Margarete von Goerz (d. 1348, bur Birkenfeld)  

John II  von Zollern (d. 1357) m. Elisabeth von Henneberg

1357 Frederick V von  Zollern (b. 1332/33 d. 1398) & Royal Prince Frederick  m. Udilhild von Dillingen (d. after 1289 and bur. Stetten; was a nun at time of death)

  • 1357 Burgrave of Nuremberg also
  • 1363 Prince of the [Holy Roman] Empire

1397 Frederick VI von Zollern of Burgrave of Nuremburg & Frederick I Hohenzollern of  Brandenburg (b. 1371 d. 1440) m. 1401 to  Elisabeth of Bavaria-Landshut (b. 1383 d. 1442)

  • 1397-1440 Frederick VI Zollern, Burgrave of Nuremburg
  • 1412 von Zollern changed to von Hohenzollern
  • 1415-1440 Frederick I Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg

1470-1486 Albert III von Hohenzollern"Achilles" of Ansbach and Bayreuth, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 29 Nov 1414 d. 11 March 1486 Frankfurt on the Main, bur Heilsbronn m. (1)  12 Nov 1446 in Ansbach / Pforzheim to Margaret of Bathing (b. ca 1431 d. 24 Oct 1457); m. (2)  24 Oct 1457 to Anna of Saxony (b. 7 March 1437 d. 31 Oct 1512)

1486-1499 John Cicero von  Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg  (b. 2 Aug 1455 Ansbach d. 9 Jan 1499 Schloss Arneburg, bur Berlin Cathedral) m. 25 Aug 1476 Berlin to Margarete of Saxony (b. 1449 d. 13 July 1501), dau. of George of Saxony (Albertine Branch) who was the brother of Henry "the Pious"

1535-1571 Joachim II  "Hector" von Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 9 Jan 1505 d. 3 Jan 1571 Schloss Koepenick, bur Berlin Cathedral) m. (1) 6 Nov 1636 Dresden to Magdalene of Saxony, dau. of George, Duke of Saxony; m. (2) 1 Sept 1535 Cracow [Kracow], Poland to Hedwig of Poland, dau. of Sigismund I, King of Poland

1571-1598 John George von Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 11 Sept 1525  d. 18 Jan 1598 Berlin, bur Berlin Cathedral)  m. (1) 15 Feb 1545 Kuestrin to Sofia of Liegnitz (Legnica) (b. 1525 d. 6 Feb 1546 Berlin, dau. of Fredrick, Duke of Liegnitz (Legnica); m. (2) 12 Feb 1540 Ansbach to Sabina, (b. 12 May 1529 d. 2 Nov 1575), dau. of George,  Margrave of Ansbach; m. (3) 6 Oct 1577 in Letzlingen to Princess Elizabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst (b. 5 Sept 1563 Zerbst d. 5 Oct 1607 Crossen, bur Berlin Catheral, dau. of Joachim, Prince of Anhalt

1598-1608 Joachim Frederick von Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg and Archbishop of Magdeburg  (b. 27 Jan 1546  d. 1608 n. Koepenick, bur Berlin Cathedral) . (1) 1570 Kuestrin to Katharine von Brandenburg (b. 1549 d. 1602), dau. of John I  von Hohenzollern, Margrave of Kruestrin and Katherine of Brunwick (Braunschweig) and Wolfenbuettel; m. (2) 1603 Berlin to Elenore of Prussia (b. 1583 d. 1607), dau. of Albrecht Fred., Duke of Prussia

1608-1620 John Sigismund von Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1572  d.1620)

1619-1640 George William von Hohenzollern, Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1595  d.1640)m. Elizabeth Charlotte (b. 1597 d. 1660) dau. of Friederk IV, Elector of Palatinate

1640 Frederick William von Hohenzollern, the Great Elector", Elector of Brandenburg  &  Duke of .Prussia (b. 1620  d. 1688) m. (1) 1646 to Louise Henrietta (b. 1627 d. 1667) dau of Frederich Henry, Prince of Orange: m. (2) Dorothea (b. 1636 d. 1689) dau. of Philip, Duke of Holstein-Glueksberg

  • 1640-1688 Frederick William Hohenzollern, the Great Elector of Brandenburg
  • 1657-1688 Sovereign Duke of Prussia

1688 Frederick III [House of von Hohenzollern],  Elector of Brandenburg & Frederick I,  King "in" Prussia .(b. 1657  d. 1713) m. (1) Elizabeth Henrietta dau. of William VI Lgv. of Hesse-Cassel and Hedwig Sophia Hohenzollern  the daug. of  George William, El. of Brandenberg 1619 [see  above]; m. (2) Sophia Charlotte (b. 1668 d. 1705) dau. of Ernest Aug., El. of Hanover ; m. (3) Sophia Louisa

  • 1688 Frederick III, Elector of Brandenburg
  • 1701 - 1713 Frederick I Hohenzollern, King "in" Prussia

1713 Frederick William I [House of von Hohenzollern], King of Prussia (b.1688  d. 1740) m. Sophia Dorothea (b. 1687 d. 1757) dau. of George I, King of Gr. Btitain

1786 Frederick William II [House of von Hohenzollern], King of Prussia (b. 1744  d.1797) m. (1) Elizabeth, dau. of Philippine and Charles I of Brunswick-Wolfenbuettel (b. 1746 d. 1840)  m. (2)Frederica (b. 1751 d. 1805) dau. of Louis IX Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

1797 Frederick William III [House of von Hohenzollern], King of Prussia  "Prince of Orange"(b. 1770  d. 1840 )m.(1) Louisa (b. 1776 d. 1810) dau. of Charles II, Duke of Mecklenberg-Strelitzm. (2) Auguste (b. 1800 d. 1873) , dau. of Ferdinand, Count of Harrach

1861 William I [House of von Hohenzollern], King of Prussia  &  Emperor of Germany in 1871  (b. 1797 d. 1888) m.  Aususta (b. 1811 d. 1890) dau. of Charles Fred., G.D. of Saxe-Weimar

  • 1861 William I, King of Prussia
  • 1871 William I, Emperor of Germany

1888 Frederick III von Hohenzollern, King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany  (b. 1831-1888) m. Victoria (b. 1858 d. 1921) dau. of Queen Victoria of Gr. Brtain

1888-1918 William II [House of von Hohenzollern], King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany  (b. 1859  d. 1941)

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Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen Family - See Rumania Section

Map Showing Ancestral Castle of Hohenzollern #126  n. Hechingen n. Tuebingen, Ba.-Wu., Germany



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Rumania [Romania] and Bessarabia ruled by Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen Family:

  •  King Charles [Carol]  von  Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen from 1881 to 1914
    • 1856-1878 Congress of Berlin united Bessarabia, Moldavia and Walachia and Borodino falls under the rule of Rumania
  •  King Ferrdinand von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1914 to 1927
    • 6 April 1918- Rumania annexed Bessarabia who had earlier proclaimed themselves as an autonomous republic and renounced all ties with the USSR
  •  King Michael (Mihai) von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1927 to 1930
  •  King Charles [Carol]  II von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1930 to 1940
    • WW II: Germany entered Moldavia and Bessarabia and Russia retakes area....
  • King Michael (Mihai) von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania, again, from 1940 to 1947
  • See map showing ancesstoral home of family branch of Hohenzollern-Sigmarigen #127

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