Prince August Wilhelm o Proushie

Prince August Wilhelm o Proushie 9 August 1722 – 12 Juin 1758) was Prince o Proushie an a younger brither an general o Frederick II.

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Prince August Wilhelm bi Antoine Pesne.
Born9 August 1722(1722-08-09)
Stadtschloss, Berlin, Proushie
Dee'd12 Juin 1758(1758-06-12) (aged 35)
Oranienburg, Proushie
SpouseLuise o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
IssueFrederick William II o Proushie
Prince Heinrich
Wilhelmina, Princess o Orange
Prince Emil
FaitherFrederick William I o Proushie
MitherSophia Dorothea o Hanover

Augustus was the second surviving son o Frederick William I an Sophia Dorothea. His older siblings included Wilhelmine (later Margravine o Bayreuth), Frederick II (later King o Proushie), Friedrike Louise (later Margravine of Ansbach) an Luise Ulrika (later Queen o Sweden).

Augustus was favored by his faither over Frederick and popular at the Prussian court. When his brither Frederick became king in 1740, August became heir presumptive and moved into the Fredrick's former residence, the Croun Prince's Pailace in Berlin. When his older sister Louisa Ulrika mairit the King of Sweden in 1744, she founded the Ordre de l'Harmonie, o which August wis one o the first recipients.


On 6 Januar 1742 he mairit Princess Luise o Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.


  1. Frederick William II o Proushie 25 September 1744 – 16 November 1797) mairit Princess Friederike Luise o Hesse-Darmstadt an haed issue.
  2. Prince Heinrich o Proushie 30 December 1747 – 26 Mey 1767) niver mairit.
  3. Princess Wilhelmine o Proushie 7 August 1751 – 9 Juin 1820) mairit William V, Prince o Orange an haed issue.
  4. Prince Emil o Proushie (1758–1759) died in infancy.

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  • 25 September 1744 – 16 November 1797 His Ryal Highness Prince August Wilhelm o Proushie.