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Friedrich VI, Count of Zollern
Died(1298-05-04)4 May 1298
Noble familyHouse of Hohenzollern
Spouse(s)Kunigunde of Baden
FatherFriedrich V, Count of Zollern
MotherUdilhild of Dillingen

Friedrich VI, Count of Zollern (died: 4 May 1298), also known as Friedrich the Knight, or Friedrich the Elder, was a Count of Hohenzollern


Friedrich was a son of Count Friedrich V of Hohenzollern from his marriage to Udilhild of Dillingen. He succeeded his father around 1288 as Count of Zollern. Later that year, he divided his inheritance with his younger brother Friedrich the Younger. Friedrich VI kept the County of Zollern, while his younger brother received the Lordships of Schalksburg and Mühlheim.

In 1296 Friedrich sold some land to the Bebenhausen Abbey.

Marriage and issue

In 1281, Friedrich married Kunigunde (1265–1310), the daughter of Margrave Rudolf I of Baden, with whom he had the following children:

married in 1298 to Countess Eufemia of Hohenberg (d. 1333)
Frederick VI, Count of Zollern House of Hohenzollern Died: 4 May 1298 Preceded byFriedrich V Count of Hohenzollern 1288–1298 Succeeded byFriedrich VII

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