Ferdinand Albrecht I von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern

male / German
collector of Dutch and Flemish painting, diplomat, prince
In his 'Kunstkammer' he collected artworks, rarities, furniture and rare books and graphics that he brought from traveling in Europe.
Braunschweig 1636-05-22
Bevern 1687-04-23
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He was the fourth son of Duke August the Younger, Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and his third wife Sophie Elisabeth von Mecklenburg (1613–1676). At the age of 31 Ferdinand Albrecht I married Princess Christine of Hesse-Eschwege (1648-1702) on 26 November 1667. Together they would have nine children.
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    In 1667, after long and heavy struggles to settle the inheretance, he was granted the Bevern Castle near Holzminden, an annual apanage, and the basic rights as a residence. In return, he renounced all demands on the government of the Principality of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel.
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Creation date: 2017-06-15; Last modified date: 2021-07-29


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