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Frederick IV of Nuremberg (1287–1332), Burgrave of Nuremberg from House of Hohenzollern. He was younger son of Frederick III of Nuremberg from his second marriage with Helene of Saxony.


He succeeded to the burgraviate when his older brother John I died in 1300.

Fought alongside Louis the Bavarian at the Battle of Mühldorf on September 28, 1322.

Frederick IV acquired the town Ansbach in 1331 for the Hohenzollern by purchase.

A year later Frederick died, and was succeeded by his son, John II.

Family and children

He married before 2 August 1307 Margarete of Görz. They children were:

  1. John II of Nuremberg (ca. 1309–1357).
  2. Conrad III of Nuremberg (d. 1334).
  3. Friedrich (d. 1365), Bishop of Regensburg in 1340-1365.
  4. Albrecht "der Schöne" (d. 1361).
  5. Berthold (1320–1365, Willibaldsburg), Bishop of Eichstädt in 1354-1365, Chancellor to Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
  6. Helene (d. after 1374), married to:
    1. ca 1321 Count Otto V of Orlamünde;
    2. 1341/46 Count Henry VII of Schwarzburg.
  7. Anna (d. after 1340), married Landgrave Ulrich I of Leuchtenberg.
  8. Margarete (d. after 13 November 1382), married 1332 Count Adolf I of Nassau-Wiesbaden.
  9. Agnes (d. after 1363), married to:
    1. in 1336 Berthold V of Neuffen, Count of Marstetten and Graisbach;
    2. ca. 1343 Count Albrecht II of Werdenberg and Heiligenberg.
  10. Katharina (d. after 11 March 1373), married 1338 Count Eberhard of Wertheim.
Preceded by
John I
Burgrave of Nuremberg
Succeeded by
John II


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