Frederick IV, Burgrave of Nuremberg
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Frederick IV of Nuremberg (1287–1332) from the House of Hohenzollern was Burgrave of Nuremberg from 1300 to 1332. He was the younger son of Burgrave Frederick III from his second marriage with the Ascanian princess Helene, daughter of Duke Albert I of Saxony.
|Burgrave of Nuremberg|
Seal of Burgrave Frederick IV
|Died||May 19, 1332(aged 45)|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret of Görz|
|Father||Frederick III of Nuremberg|
|Mother||Helene of Saxony|
He succeeded to the burgraviate when his elder brother John I died in 1300. In 1307, he and King Albert I of Germany led an Imperial Army into the Battle of Lucka against the Wettin margraves Frederick I of Meissen and Dietrich IV of Lustia, and were defeated. Frederick IV fought more successfully alongside the Wittelsbach king Louis the Bavarian at the Battle of Mühldorf on 28 September 1322, capturing the Habsburg rival Frederick the Fair.
Family and childrenEdit
- John II, Burgrave of Nuremberg (c. 1309–1357).
- Conrad III of Nuremberg (d. 1334).
- Frederick (d. 1365), Bishop of Regensburg in 1340-1365.
- Albert "der Schöne" (d. 1361); his daughter Anna of Nuremberg married Swantibor III, Duke of Pomerania.
- Berthold (1320–1365, Willibaldsburg), Bishop of Eichstädt in 1354-1365, Chancellor to Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
- Helene (d. after 1374), married to:
- Anna (d. after 1340), married Ulrich I of Leuchtenberg.
- Margarete (d. after 13 November 1382), married 1332 Adolph I, Count of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein.
- Agnes (d. after 1363), married to:
- Katharina (d. after 11 March 1373), married in 1338 to Eberhard of Wertheim.
|Ancestors of Frederick IV, Burgrave of Nuremberg|
Frederick IV, Burgrave of NurembergBorn: 1287 Died: 19 May 1332
| Burgrave of Nuremberg