Frederick II, Duke of Legnica (Polish: Fryderyk II Legnicki) (12 February 1480 – 17 September 1547), also known as the Great of Legnica (Polish: Legnicki Wielki), was a Duke of Legnica from 1488 (until 1495 and 1505 with his brothers), of Brzeg from 1521.
Frederick II Piast of Legnica, Duke of Brzeg, Duke of Legnica, was born 12 February 1480 to Frederick I of Legnica (1446-1488) and Ludmila of Poděbrady (1456-1503) and died 17 September 1547 of unspecified causes. He married Elisabeth of Poland (1482-1517) 21 November 1515 JL.
- 17 September 1547
- Duke of Brzeg Duke of Legnica
- Elisabeth of Poland (1482-1517)
- 21 November 1515
May 14, 2020 · Frederick II (l. 1194-1250 CE) was the king of Sicily (r. 1198-1250 CE), Germany (r. 1215-1250 CE), Jerusalem (r. 1225-1228 CE), and also reigned supreme as the Holy Roman Emperor (r. 1220-1250 CE). He was born in Jesi in 1194 CE but spent his childhood in Palermo.
In 1505, Duke Frederick II of Legnica met in Legnica with the Duke of nearby Głogów, Sigismund I the Old, the future king of Poland.  Mausoleum of the last Piast dukes in the Saint John the Baptist church
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In the fifteenth century, the reconstruction of the castle was initiated by prince Ludwik II, and then it was continued by Frederick II at the beginning of the sixteenth century. The new fortifications were in the form of earth ramparts and four corner low towers surrounded by a moat.
He was the eldest son of Frederick II, Duke of Legnica-Brzeg, by his second wife Sophie, daughter of Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. Life Edit After the death of his father in 1547, Frederick III succeeded him in Legnica.
Frederick was born in Brzeg. He was the only son of John I, Duke of Lubin, by his wife Hedwig, daughter of Ludwik II of Brzeg. The successive deaths of his uncle Henry X (in 1452) and his own father (in 1453) left Frederick I as the last male representative of the Legnica-Brzeg branch of the Piast dynasty. The seven-year-old prince succeeded John I in Chojnow and Strzelin under the regency of his mother, the Dowager Duchess Hedwig.
Ludmila bore her husband three sons: John II, Frederick II and George I. After the death of her husband (9 May 1488) Ludmila assumed the regency on behalf of her minor sons in the Duchies of Chojnów , Legnica and Lubin , but not in Brzeg and Oława , who were assigned to her in Frederick I's will as her dower , and in consequence, they are ...
He was the eldest son of Bolesław III the Generous, Duke of Legnica-Brieg by his first wife, Margaret of Bohemia. He was named after his maternal grandfather, King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia. Life. The circumstances about Wenceslaus's childhood and adolescence were unknown.