30/07/2022 · From 1525 to 1529, he established a supervisory church body, laid down a new form of worship service, and wrote a clear summary of the new faith in the form of two catechisms. To avoid confusing or upsetting the people, Luther avoided extreme change. He also did not wish to replace one controlling system with another.
29/07/2022 · Frederick II ( German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia from 1740 until 1772, and King of Prussia from 1772 until his death in 1786. His most significant accomplishments include his military successes in the Silesian wars, his re-organisation of the Prussian Army, the First Partition of Poland, and his patronage ...
16/07/2022 · The Elector of Saxony's refusal of the Bohemian crown made the Elector Palatine the most senior Protestant available to the Bohemians. In addition to being a Protestant, albeit a Calvinist, Frederick V was married to Elizabeth Stuart and was thereby a son-in-law of the King of England , indisputably the most powerful Protestant monarch, and whose aid it was not unreasonable to hope for.
- County of Zollern
- Franconian Branch
- Brandenburg-Prussian Branch
- Brandenburg-Prussian Branch Since 1918 Abdication
- Swabian Branch
- Kings of The Romanians
- Property Claims
- Coats of Arms
- Members of The Family After Abdication
Zollern, from 1218 Hohenzollern, was a county of the Holy Roman Empire. Later its capital was Hechingen. The Hohenzollerns named their estates after Hohenzollern Castle in the Swabian Alps. The Hohenzollern Castle lies on an 855 meters high mountain called Hohenzollern. It still belongs to the family today. The dynasty was first mentioned in 1061. ...
The senior Franconian branch of the House of Hohenzollern was founded by Conrad I, Burgrave of Nuremberg (1186–1261). The family supported the Hohenstaufen and Habsburg rulers of the Holy Roman Empireduring the 12th to 15th centuries, being rewarded with several territorial grants. Beginning in the 16th century, this branch of the family became Pro...
Margraves of Brandenburg
In 1411, Frederick VI, Burgrave of the small but wealthy Nuremberg, was appointed governor of Brandenburg in order to restore order and stability. At the Council of Constance in 1415, King Sigismundelevated Frederick to the rank of Elector and Margrave of Brandenburg as Frederick I. According to the Iron Kingdom, the most comprehensive book about the History of Prussia written by historian Christopher Clark, in 1417, Elector Frederick purchased Brandenburg from its then-sovereign, Emperor Sig...
Margraves of Brandenburg-Küstrin
The short-lived Margraviate of Brandenburg-Küstrin was set up as a secundogenitureof the House of Hohenzollern. 1. 1535–1571: John the Wise, Margrave of Brandenburg-Küstrin (son of Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg). He died without issue. The Margraviate of Brandenburg-Küstrin was absorbed in 1571 into Brandenburg.
Margraves of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Although recognized as a branch of the dynasty since 1688, the Margraviate of Brandenburg-Schwedtremained subordinate to the electors, and was never an independent principality. 1. 1688–1711: Philip William, Prince in Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt (son of Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg) 2. 1731–1771: Frederick William, Prince in Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt (son of) 3. 1771–1788: Frederick Henry, Prince in Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg Schwedt (brother of)
In June 1926, a referendum on expropriating the formerly ruling princes of Germany without compensation failed and as a consequence, the financial situation of the Hohenzollern family improved considerably. A settlement between the state and the family made Cecilienhof property of the state but granted a right of residence to Crown Prince Wilhelm a...
The cadet Swabian branch of the House of Hohenzollern was founded by Frederick IV, Count of Zollern. The family ruled three territories with seats at, respectively, Hechingen, Sigmaringen and Haigerloch. The counts were elevated to princes in 1623. The Swabian branch of the Hohenzollerns is Roman Catholic. Affected by economic problems and internal...
The Principality of Romania was established in 1862, after the Ottoman vassal states of Wallachia and Moldavia had been united in 1859 under Alexandru Ioan Cuza as Prince of Romania in a personal union. He was deposed in 1866 by the Romanian parliament. Prince Charles of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen was invited to become reigning Prince of Romania in 1866. In 1881 he became Carol I, King of Romania. Carol I had an only daughter who died young, so the younger son of his brother Leopold, Prince Fer...
Succession since 1947
In 1947, the King Michael I abdicated and the country was proclaimed a People's Republic. Michael did not press his claim to the defunct Romanian throne, but he was welcomed back to the country after half a century in exile as a private citizen, with substantial former royal properties being placed at his disposal. However, his dynastic claim was not recognized by post-Communist Romanians. On 10 May 2011, King Michael I severed the dynastic ties between the Romanian Royal Family and the House...
Palaces of the Prussian Hohenzollerns
1. Hohenzollern Castle 2. Berlin Palace 3. Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin 4. Königsberg Castle, Prussia 5. City Palace, Potsdam 6. New Palace, Potsdam 7. Sanssouci, Potsdam 8. Marmorpalais, Potsdam 9. Babelsberg Palace, Potsdam 10. Cecilienhof Palace, Potsdam 11. Oranienburg Palace 12. Rheinsberg Palace 13. Wrocław Palace, Silesia 14. OelsCastle, Silesia 15. Stolzenfels Castle, Koblenz
Palaces of the Franconian branches
1. Plassenburg Castle at Kulmbach 2. The New Castle at Bayreuth 3. Residenz Ansbach 4. ErlangenCastle
Palaces of the Swabian Hohenzollerns
1. The New Castle at Hechingen
In mid-2019, it was revealed that Prince Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia, Head of the House of Hohenzollern had filed claims for permanent right of residency for his family in Cecilienhof, or one of two other Hohenzollern palaces in Potsdam, as well as return of the family library, 266 paintings, an imperial crown and sceptre, and the letters of...
Royal Prussian branch
1. Prince Franz Wilhelm of Prussia(1943–) 2. Prince Frederick of Prussia(1911–1966) 3. Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia(1976–) 4. Prince Hubertus of Prussia(1909–1950) 5. Princess Kira of Prussia(1943–2004) 6. Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia(1907–1994) 7. Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia (1944–1977) 8. Prince Michael of Prussia(1940–2014) 9. Prince Oskar of Prussia(1959–) 10. Wilhelm, Prince of Prussia(1882–1951) 11. Prince Wilhelm of Prussia(1906–1940) 12. Prince Wilhelm-Karl of Prussi...
Princely Swabian branch
1. Princess Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern(1890–1966) 2. Prince Ferfried of Hohenzollern(1943–) 3. Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern(1891–1965) 4. Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince of Hohenzollern(1924–2010) 5. Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern(1932–2016) 6. Karl Friedrich, Prince of Hohenzollern(1952–)
29/07/2022 · In the 1560s the majority of the population was probably still Catholic in persuasion, and the Kirk would find it difficult to penetrate the Highlands and Islands, but began a gradual process of conversion and consolidation that, compared with reformations elsewhere, was conducted with little persecution.
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