17 de ene. de 2023 · In the 10th century the Emperor Otto I had created the County Palatine of Saxony in the Saale-Unstrut area of southern Saxony. The honour was initially held by a Count of Hessengau, then from the early 11th century by the Counts of Goseck, later by the Counts of Sommerschenburg, and still later by the Landgraves of Thuringia.
13 de ene. de 2023 · One of the most significant Florence palaces, the Palazzo Pitti was purchased in 1549 by the Medici family and became the main seat of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany’s governing dynasty. Later generations acquired paintings, dishes, jewels, and opulent items, and it expanded into a vast treasure house. Napoleon utilized the palazzo as a center of ...
21 de ene. de 2023 · On 9 October 1937 Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig von Hessen und bei Rhein (of Hesse and by Rhine), who had reigned until 1918, had died at the age of 68. Despite of that the family was to gather in London for the wedding of the Grand Duke’s second son, Prince Ludwig, and the Hon. Margaret Campbell Geddes.
Hace 5 días · Prince Wilhelm of Hesse was heir to the Hesse-Philippsthal line. Prince Wilhelm was the eldest child of Prince Chlodwig of Hesse and Princess Caroline of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich. In 1932 he joined the Nazi Party and SS, rising to the rank SS-Hauptsturmführer .
25 de ene. de 2023 · Elisabeth was married at the age of 14, widowed at 20, relinquished her wealth to the poor, built hospitals, and became a symbol of Christian charity in Germany and elsewhere after her death at the age of 24. Early life and marriage
4 de ene. de 2023 · Franz Joseph, also called Francis Joseph, (born August 18, 1830, Schloss Schönbrunn, near Vienna, Austria—died November 21, 1916, Schloss Schönbrunn), emperor of Austria (1848–1916) and king of Hungary (1867–1916), who divided his empire into the Dual Monarchy, in which Austria and Hungary coexisted as equal partners.
19 de ene. de 2023 · The religious wedding took place at noon in the 14th century gothic evangelic Johanniskirche in the centre of the old town of Kronberg im Taunus, northwest from Frankfurt am Main. Some 350 guests were invited for the wedding, that was led by the Rev. Erich Dorn. The civil wedding had already taken place in Wiesbaden on April 25 in private.