In 1363, members of the Swedish Council of Aristocracy, led by Bo Jonsson Grip, arrived at the court of Mecklenburg. Albrecht Willem van Mecklenburg-Schwerin was born on month day 1918, at birth place, to Duke Hendrik Heinrich Wladimir Albrecht Ernst van Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Alice Louise van Mecklenburg-Schwerin (born von Hemert). They had a son: For other people named Albert of Mecklenburg, see, Albert's portrait sculpture on his contemporary grave monument, "Albrekt af Mecklenburg, konung i Sverige", Albrekt of Mecklenburg biography Nordisk Familjebok (1876), p. 371–372, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Albert,_King_of_Sweden&oldid=997977037, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing Swedish-language text, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 January 2021, at 04:27. PM Cameron's 11-Great Grandfather. Mecklenburg, historic region of northeastern Germany, located along the Baltic Sea coastal plain, from the Bight of Lübeck about 100 miles (160 km) eastward. In 1384 he inherited the ducal title of Mecklenburg and united it with Sweden in a personal union. Albrecht VII, the Handsome, Duke of Mecklenburg in Güstrow (25 July 1486 – 5 January 1547), was a minor ruler in North Germany of the 16th century. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Albrecht VII “The Hand” von Mecklenburg (25 Jul 1486–7 Jan 1547), Find a Grave Memorial no. Born: ? Haakon, however, succeeded in keeping his Norwegian kingdom, and it was there that Margaret spent her youth, under the tutelage of Märta Ulfsdotter, a daughter of the Swedish saint, Bridget. Albert kept the crown of Sweden for another 19 years, but most of western Sweden did not support his reign. A peace agreement was signed, with the condition that Magnus be released and allowed to travel freely back to Norway (where he had also been king until 1355 and now spent the rest of his life). In 1389, facing a loss of landholdings and wealth, the Swedish regency council turned to Haakon's widow Margaret to plead for help in getting rid of Albert. von Mecklenburg und Annas von Sachsen-Wittenberg, Tochter Herzog Albrechts II. This is the earliest known example of the use of the three crowns as a national symbol for Sweden. In a battle near Enköping in 1365 between Albert's German forces and those of King Magnus, supported by king Haakon VI of Norway, Magnus's surviving son, Magnus was defeated and taken prisoner by Albert. HM George I's 4-Great Uncle. Alberto aŭ Albreĥto de Meklenburgo, svede Albrekt av Mecklenburg, germane Albrecht von Mecklenburg, (ĉ. Albrekt af Mecklenburg (1338/1340 – 31. mars eða 1. apríl 1412) eða Albrekt 1. Biography . However, the siege was short-lived; with military help from the Swedish nobility in Stockholm, Albert was able beat back the Norwegians and the Danes. Albert returned to Mecklenburg, remarried, had another son and reigned as Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin until his death, seven months before Margaret's in 1412. Mecklenburg Online Genealogy Records These are genealogy links to Mecklenburg online databases to assist in researching your family history. The family relationships, if any, between the early Princes of the Obotrites are not known, except as indicated below. Albrecht Mecklenburg Schwerin) Born about 1318 Deceased 18 February 1379 , age at death: possibly 61 years old. HRH Albert II's 13-Great Uncle. Albrekt av Mecklenburg Albrekt Mecklenburgilainen Albrekt av Mecklenburg, kung av Sverige, ca 1338-1412 Albrecht Schweden, König 1338-1412 Albrecht III, Herzog von Mecklenburg, 1338 or 1339-1412 Albert was proclaimed King of Sweden and officially crowned on 18 February 1364. HM Juan Carlos' 9-Great Grandfather. At the nobles' request, Albert launched an invasion of Sweden supported by several German dukes and counts and several Hanseatic cities in Northern Germany. Albrecht II. war Sohn des Herrn Heinrich II. Born: 1340 Died: 1412. Albrekt Mecklenburgilainen (noin 1338–1412) oli Ruotsin kuningas 1364–1389 ja Mecklenburgin herttua. 1338, død marts 1412) var konge af Sverige 1363-1389 og hertug af Mecklenburg fra 1384.Han var søn af hertug Albrecht 2. af Mecklenburg og Eufemia Eriksdatter, søster til kong Magnus Eriksson.Han blev gift i 1365 med Richardis (d. tidl. zu Mecklenburg (1267-1329) and Anna von Sachsen-Wittenberg (c1288-1327) and died 18 February 1379 of unspecified causes. Albrecht III., Herzog zu Mecklenburg, in der Literatur häufig ungenau als Albrecht von Mecklenburg (* um 1338; 1. Margaret early displayed…, …Folkung dynasty was replaced by Albert of Mecklenburg (1363–89). Background. Albert joined in a coalition of Sweden, Mecklenburg, and Holstein against Denmark and succeeded in forcing Valdemar Atterdag from his throne for several years.  His tomb is in the Doberan Minster in Bad Doberan, Germany. Other articles where Albert of Mecklenburg is discussed: Margaret I: Rise to power. Albrekt is a variant of Albrecht.See Albrecht for further details.. Albrekt is a name with class. 1412) …were defeated soon afterward by Albert of Mecklenburg, who bore the Swedish crown from 1364 to 1389. Spouses and children Married 10 April 1336 to Euphemia van Zweden ca 1320-1370 with M Heinrich van Mecklenburg Schwerin ca 1338-1383 F Ingeborg van Mecklenburg Schwerin ca 1340-1395 M Albrecht van Mecklenburg Schwerin ca 1342-1412 M Magnus van Mecklenburg … He was part of the German Colonial Society and one of the founders of the Alldeutscher Verband in 1891 and the … A special name that is sure to be loved. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Queen Margaret sent troops and in February 1389, they defeated Albert at the Battle of Åsle. Albert had secured the Swedish crown, but was also forced to make a belated coronation oath in which he agreed to extensive concessions to the Swedish nobility in the regency council. After the initial defeat, King Valdemar IV of Denmark, Haakon's father-in-law, intervened on Magnus's and Haakon's behalf, and Valdemar's forces were joined by Swedish peasants who supported Magnus. He was released after 16 days of peace negotiations in 1395, during which he agreed to either give up Stockholm within three years, or pay large sums in retribution to Margaret. He also asserted claims to Scandinavian thrones based on the royal lineage of the House of Mecklenburg. Lady Diana's 13-Great Uncle. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1558-1592) and Sophia von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1569-1634) and died 23 April 1636 inGüstrow, Germany of unspecified causes. Stockholm and Kalmar in Sweden, with large Hanseatic populations, also welcomed the intervention.. Albrekt var son till hertig Albrekt den store av Mecklenburg och den svenska prinsessan Eufemia Eriksdotter. He married Euphemia of … von Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Herzog zu Mecklenburg-Güstrow, was born 5 May 1590 in Waren, Germany to Johann VII. Albrekt (King) of SWEDEN. In 1384 he inherited the ducal title of Mecklenburg and united it with Sweden in a personal union. 141538838, citing Doberaner Münster, Bad Doberan, Landkreis Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany ; Maintained by Lutetia (contributor 46580078) . Albert based his claims to the Swedish crown upon his family ties: his mother being Magnus's sister, whose paternal grandfather was King Magnus III, Albert claimed first place in the Swedish order of succession after the dethronement or deaths of all of the children of Magnus IV; and through a Swedish princess Christina, a daughter of Sverker II who was King of Sweden from 1196 to 1208. Albert was not as weak as the nobles had hoped, and they forced him to sign two…. U.S. President [MONROE] 's 16-Great Uncle. found: Albrecht, Herzog von Mecklenburg, König von Schweden, 1938: p. 55 (b. 1338 – 1-a de aprilo 1412) estis Reĝo de Svedio de 1364 ĝis 1389 kaj Duko de Meklenburgo-Schwerin de 1384 ĝis sia morto kiel Alberto la 3-a Bo Jonsson (Grip) used this power to personally usurp 1,500 farms and he soon became Sweden's largest landowner, controlling a third of the entirety of the Swedish territory and possessing the largest non-royal wealth in the country. Queen Richardis died in 1377 and was buried in Stockholm.. 49 relations. Johann Albrecht was married twice, firstly to Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1854-1908) the daughter of Charles Alexander, Grand … Leben. Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg Label from public data source Wikidata; Albrecht VII, duke of Mecklenburg, 1503-1547; Sources. Queen Richardis died in 1377 and was buried in Stockholm. Some famous bearers of this name include: Albrekt of Mecklenburg. Thereafter the Mecklenburg dukes expanded their local influence, with for example Albrecht III Herzog von Mecklenburg succeeding as Swedish king in 1364. The arrival of Albert led to eight years of civil war in Sweden between Albert's and Magnus's supporters. 1338 or 1339) p. 288 (buried 31 Mar. Burial Mecklenburg. Albrekt oli vuodesta 1384 myös Mecklenburgin herttua nimellä Albrekt III . He had finally formally abdicated his Swedish throne in 1405, but until then still styled himself King of Sweden and his second wife Queen Agnes. This Online Collection has links to online databases and indexes that may include birth records, marriage records, death records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, military records, newspapers, …  Albert married Richardis of Schwerin, daughter of count Otto of Schwerin. Haakon, however, succeeded in keeping his Norwegian kingdom, and it was there that Margaret spent her youth, under the tutelage of Märta Ulfsdotter, a daughter of the Swedish saint, Bridget. Louis XVII's 8-Great Uncle. Albrekt av Mecklenburg (även känd som Albrekt III av Mecklenburg), född 1338/1340, död 31 mars eller 1 april 1412 i Doberan i Mecklenburg, var 1364–1389 kung av Sverige och 1379–1412 hertig av Mecklenburg. (Albrecht) English: HH Duke Johann Albrecht Ernst Konstantin Friedrich Heinrich of Mecklenburg (8 December 1857-16 February 1920) was the regent of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin from 1897-1901 and the Duchy of Brunswick from 1907-1913. With the help of Danish and Swedish allies, King Haakon managed to temporarily beat back Albert and lay siege on Stockholm in 1371. von Mecklenburg und die Grafenfehde (1534-1536), 1999: t.p. März 1412) war von 1364 bis 1389 König von Schweden und von 1379 bis zu seinem Tod (regierender) Herzog zu Mecklenburg. In 1359 Albert married Richardis of Schwerin in a marriage contracted in Wismar on 12 October 1352. Han var søn af hertug Albrecht 2. af Mecklenburg og Eufemia Eriksdatter, søster til kong Magnus Eriksson. In 1398 the agreement came into force, granting Margaret possession of Stockholm. When he attempted to introduce reduction of the large estates of the Swedish nobility, he lost his support in Stockholm. Albrecht II. Lady Diana's 18-Great Uncle. They had been banished from Sweden after a revolt against king Magnus IV who was unpopular with the nobility. Albert of Sweden, Albrekt av Mecklenburg in Swedish; Albrecht von Mecklenburg in German (c. 1338 – 1 April 1412) was King of Sweden from 1364 to 1389. 158949869, citing Doberaner Münster, Bad Doberan, Landkreis Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany ; Maintained by Todd Whitesides (contributor 47553735) . The King and Queen had two children: In February 1396 in Schwerin Albert married Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg (died 1430/1434). Upload media Wikipedia Name in native language: Albrecht IV von Mecklenburg: Date of birth: 1363 (before 1363) Date of death: 1389 (before 1388, after 1388) Family Albrecht VII, the Handsome, Duke of Mecklenburg in Güstrow (25 July 1486 – 5 January 1547), was a minor ruler in North Germany of the 16th century. The coronation took place at the Stones of Mora. Albrecht af Mecklenburg (født ca. der Große zu Mecklenburg, Prince of Mecklenburg, Duke of Mecklenburg, was born 1318 to Heinrich II. It is now included in the German Land (state) of Mecklenburg–West Pomerania (q.v.).. He married Margarethe Elisabeth von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1584-1616) 9 October 1608 in Stockholm, … He succeeded his father as Duke of Mecklenburg (Herzog von Mecklenburg) in Güstrow in 1547, and in 1552 he succeeded his uncle Heinrich III or V in Schwerin. Johann Albrecht II. PM Cameron's 17-Great Uncle. Albert married Richardis of Schwerin, daughter of count Otto of Schwerin. Albrecht III (Duke) von MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN. HRH Charles's 9-Great Grandfather. HM George I's 8-Great Uncle. Albrekt is also great as a middle name. Johann Albrecht (or Hans Albrecht), was the second, but eldest surviving son, of Albrecht VII, Duke of Mecklenburg in Güstrow, and his wife, Anna, Margravine of Brandenburg and was born on 23 December 1525.. Han blev gift i 1365 med Richardis og i 1396 med Agnes, datter af hertug Magnus af Braunschweig. Died: 1576. von Sachsen-Wittenberg.Seit 1329 regierte Albrecht zunächst unter Vormundschaft etlicher landesherrlicher Räte aus der mecklenburgischen Ritterschaft sowie Vertretern der Hansestädte Rostock und Wismar. PM Churchill's 18-Great Uncle. Albrecht af Mecklenburg var konge af Sverige 1363-1389 og hertug af Mecklenburg fra 1384. Johann Albrecht (Duke) of MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN. Ring in the new year with a Britannica Membership, https://www.britannica.com/biography/Albert-of-Mecklenburg. Johann Albrecht Ernst Konstantin Friedrich Heinrich, Herzog von Mecklenburg was a German member of the House of Mecklenburg who served from 1897 to 1901 as Prince Regent of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and from 1907 to 1913 as Prince Regent of the Duchy of Brunswick. Detailed information about the coin Örtug, Albrekt of Mecklenburg (Stockholm), Sweden, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, … Chapter 1. Hertig Albrekt "den store" av Mecklenburg och Schwerin, Albrekt d. ä., tyska Albrecht "der Grosse", ibland Albert, född 1318, död i Schwerin 18 februari 1379, begravd i klosterkyrkan i Doberan, förste hertig av Mecklenburg och Schwerin.. Albrekt "den store" var son till furst Henrik II av Mecklenburg (död 1329) och Anna av Sachsen-Wittenberg (död 1327). After the war between Albrecht of Mecklenburg and Margareta (read more here), Albrecht and his son was imprisoned at castle Lindholmen in the region of Skåne in southern Sweden.In July 1394, after lengthy negotiations, it was agreed that the two Mecklenburgers should be set free for a ransom of an immense sum of money, equivalent to about 8 000 kilos (more than 17 600 … Albert was captured, deposed and sent to Lindholmen Castle in Scania, where he spent the next six years imprisoned. Albert ( German: Albrecht, Swedish: Albrekt af Mecklenburg; c. 1338 – 1 April 1412) was King of Sweden from 1364 to 1389 and Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin from 1384 to 1412. When the three years were up, Albert's (then) only son Eric had died after ruling Gotland in Sweden for a short time as instigated by his father, and Albert chose to give up Stockholm rather than pay the fine. A fragment still remains of the stone commemorating the occasion called the Three Crowns stone. Albrekt oli Ruotsin kuninkaan Maunu Eerikinpojan siskon Eufemia Eerikintyttären poika. Albrecht was born as the second, but finally the eldest surviving, son of Duke Henry II of Mecklenburg (c 1266-1329), lord of Stargard (Starij Gorod), of the old Vendic princely clan of the Obotrites, and his second wife Princess Anna of Saxony-Wittenberg (d 1327), of the Princely Ascanian House. In 1384 he inherited the ducal title of Mecklenburg and united the two countries in a personal union. Detailed information about the coin Örtug, Albrekt of Mecklenburg (Söderköping), Sweden, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage, descriptions, … : …were defeated soon afterward by Albert of Mecklenburg, who bore the Swedish crown from 1364 to 1389. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Albrecht “der Große” von Mecklenburg II (unknown–18 Feb 1379), Find a Grave Memorial no. PRINCES of the OBOTRITES 8th-10th CENTURIES . HRE Charles VI's 10-Great Uncle. Apart from German strongholds like Stockholm, Albert was unpopular among Swedes who were discontent with Albert's policy of appointing Germans as officials in all the Swedish provinces. found: Albrecht VII. He was the second son of Duke Albert II of Mecklenburg and Euphemia Eriksdotter, the daughter of Duke Erik Magnusson of Södermanland and sister of King Magnus IV of Sweden, Magnus VII of Norway. , He was the second son of Duke Albert II of Mecklenburg and Euphemia Eriksdotter, the daughter of Duke Erik Magnusson of Södermanland and sister of King Magnus IV of Sweden, Magnus VII of Norway.