Siegmund, Margrave of Bayreuth

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Siegmund, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Noble family House of Hohenzollern
Father Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg
Mother Anna of Saxony
Born (1468-09-27)27 September 1468
Ansbach
Died 26 February 1495(1495-02-26) (aged 26)
Ansbach

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.

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Siegmund, Margrave of Bayreuth
Brandenburg-Kulmbach
Cadet branch of the House of Hohenzollern
Born: 27 September 1468 Died: 26 February 1495
Preceded by
Albert Achilles
Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
1486–1495
Succeeded by
Frederick I