Category:Prince Augustus William of Prussia (1722–1758)

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For the son of Emperor William II, see Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia (1887–1949)

Augustus William (German: August Wilhelm; 9 August 1722, Berlin – 12 June 1758, Oranienburg), Prince of Prussia, was the second son of King Frederick William I of Prussia and Sophia Dorothea of Hanover. He was a younger brother of Wilhelmine of Bayreuth, Frederick II of Prussia and Louisa Ulrika of Prussia. Because his older brother had no children, his oldest son inherited the throne as King Frederick William II of Prussia.


Augustus William married Louise Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, daughter of en:Ferdinand Albert II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, in 1742. They had the following children: