Frederick I, Count of Berg-Altena

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Frederick I (German: Friedrich I.) (1173–1198) was a count of Berg-Altena, the later County of Mark.

Frederick was the son of Eberhard I, Count of Berg-Altena, and inherited the south-eastern territory of Altena. He married Alveradis von Krieckenbeck-Millendonk, daughter of Reiner von Krieckenbeck-Millendonk, and they had issue:

  • Friedrich of Altena (fl. 1199).

Literature[edit]

  • Genealogische Handbuch des Adels, Gräfliche Häuser A Band II, 1955;
  • W. Gf v. Limburg Stirum, "Stamtafel der Graven van Limburg Stirum", 's Gravenhage 1878;
  • A.M.H.J. Stokvis, "Manuel d'Histoire, de Genealogie et de Chronologie de tous les États du Globe", Tome III, Leiden 1890-93;
  • W. K. Prins v. Isenburg, "Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europaischen Staaten", 2. Aufl., Marburg/Lahn, 1953.