Siegmund, Margrave of Bayreuth

Siegmund of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (27 September 1468, in Ansbach – 26 February 1495, in Ansbach) was the sixth, but third surviving, son of Albrecht III, Margrave of Brandenburg, Ansbach and Bayreuth. His mother was his father's second wife, Anna of Saxony. On the death of his father on 11 March 1486, his elder brothers Johann Cicero and Friedrich succeeded to Brandenburg and Ansbach respectively, and Siegmund succeeded to Bayreuth. He never married, and at his death Bayreuth passed to his elder brother Frederick I of Ansbach.

Siegmund, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Born27 September 1468
Died26 February 1495(1495-02-26) (aged 26)
Noble familyHouse of Hohenzollern
FatherAlbert III, Margrave of Brandenburg
MotherAnna of Saxony


External linksEdit

  • Marek, Miroslav. "Hohenz 2". Genealogy.EU.
Siegmund, Margrave of Bayreuth
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenzollern
Born: 27 September 1468 Died: 26 February 1495
Preceded by Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
Succeeded by