Ferdinand Albrecht II (Braunschweig-Bevern) von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
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Ferdinand Albrecht (Braunschweig-Bevern) von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1680 - 1735)

Ferdinand Albrecht (Ferdinand Albrecht II) "Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel" von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel formerly Braunschweig-Bevern aka Welf
Born in Bevern, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttelmap
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Husband of — married 15 Oct 1712 [location unknown]
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Died in Salzdahlummap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Feb 2017
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European Aristocracy
Ferdinand Albrecht II Braunschweig-Bevern was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.

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.[1]

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.[2]

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/[3]


Date: 29 May 1680[4]


Death: Age: 55
Date: 2 Sep 1735
Place: Wolfenbüttel[5]


Place: Braunschweig, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany[6]


  1. 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
  2. Schwennicke, Detlev, ed.1998. Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folge ed. Band I.1. Frankfurt Am Main: Vittorio Klostermann. Tafel 24 & 27.
  3. Source: #S-1503367180 APID: 1,70699::4541355
  4. Source: #S-1503367180 APID: 1,70699::4541355
  5. Source: #S-1503367180 APID: 1,70699::4541355
  6. Source: #S-1503367180 APID: 1,70699::4541355

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Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-6 and Braunschweig-Bevern-1 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate-merge into Braunschweig-Bevern, as Brunswick is an Anglicized form
posted by Greg Lavoie
Brunswick-Lüneburg-4 and Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-3 appear to represent the same person because: same dates and family, variant of surname
posted by Karen Lowe

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