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Principality of Bayreuth

Principality of Bayreuth/
Margraviate of Brandenburg-Kulmbach
Fürstentum Bayreuth/
Markgraftum Brandenburg-Kulmbach
State of the Holy Roman Empire

1398–1791


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Principality of Brandenburg-Bayreuth as at 1791, when it was sold to Prussia
Capital Kulmbach until 1604,
Bayreuth from 1604
Government Principality
Margrave
 •  1398–1420 (first) John III, Burgrave of Nuremberg
 •  1769–91 (last) Christian Frederick,
Margrave of
Brandenburg-Ansbach
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Partitioned from Burgraviate of Nuremberg  
21 January 1398 1398
 •  Reunited with Ansbach 1420–40
 •  Joined Franconian Circle 1500
 •  Partitioned in twain 1655–1726
 •  Line extinct; inherited by Ansbach  
20 January 1769
 •  Ansbach and Bayreuth sold to Prussia  
2 December 1791 1791
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