Ferdinand Albrecht was born at Bevern on 19/29 May 1680, the sixth child, and fourth but second surviving son, of Ferdinand Albrecht I, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg in Bevern, and his wife Christine, Landgravine of Hesse-Eschwege. He was baptised three days later on 22 May/1 June 1680.
His father was the son of August, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel and his third wife, Sophia Elisabeth, Duchess of Mecklenburg-Gustrow, and had been granted Bevern bei Holzminden in 1667.
Ferdinand Albrecht II was originally intended for the Church and was Priest in the Church of Sts succeeded his elder brother Anton Ferdinand in Bevern in 1704 and his first cousin Ludwig Rudolf in Wolfenbuttel in 1735.
Name: Ferdinand Albert II /Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel/
↑ Huberty, Michel; Giraud, Alain; Magdelaine, F. & Magdelaine, B.,1981. L'Allemagne Dynastique: Les quinze Familles qui ont fait l'Empire, Tome 3 Brunswick-Nassau-Schwarzbourg, France, Le Perreux : Alain Giraud. pp. 41, 65 & 91-93
↑ Schwennicke, Detlev, ed.1998. Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge ed. Band I.1. Frankfurt Am Main: Vittorio Klostermann. Tafel 24 & 27.
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