May 23, 1730: Birth of Prince August-Ferdinand of Prussia

European Royal History

Prince August-Ferdinand of Prussia (May 23, 1730, Berlin – May 2, 1813, Berlin) was a Prussian prince and general, as well as Master of the Knights of the Bailiwick of Brandenburg of the Order of Saint John. He belonged to the House of Hohenzollern, and was the youngest son of King Friedrich-Wilhelm I of Prussia by his wife, Queen Sophia Dorothea.

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Prince August-Ferdinand of Prussia

Prince August-Ferdinand of Prussia was also a younger brother of King Friedrich II the Great of Prussia. As the youngest son King Friedrich-Wilhelm I of Prussia these were some of his other older siblings:

Princess Wilhelmine (1709-1758), married in 1731 to her Hohenzollern kinsman, Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth.

Princess Friederike-Luise (1714-1784) married her Hohenzollern kinsman Karl-Wilhelm-Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach.

Princess Philippine-Charlotte (1716-1801) was a Duchess consort of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel by marriage to Charles I of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.

Princess Sophia-Dorothea (1719-1765) Margravine of Brandenburg-Schwedt. Sophia Dorothea married her…

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