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  • An agreement with George Frederick, the childless margrave of Ansbach and Bayreuth, paved the way for an arrangement with the elector's younger brothers, who after the margrave's death in April 1603, shared his lands in Franconia, and were compensated in other ways for surrendering all claims on Brandenburg.
  • BAYREUTH, or Baireuth, a town of Bavaria, Germany, district of Upper Franconia, 58 m.
  • Among the ecclesiastical buildings, the Stadt-Pfarrkirche, dating from 1439, and containing the monuments of the margraves of Bayreuth, is the most important.
  • Bayreuth is a railway junction and has an active trade, chiefly in grain and horses.
  • Bayreuth was formerly the capital of a principality of the same name, which was annexed in 1791 to the kingdom of Prussia.

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