Hace 4 días · The House of Hohenzollern (/ ˌ h oʊ ə n ˈ z ɒ l ər n /, US also /-n ˈ z ɔː l-,-n t ˈ s ɔː l-/; German: Haus Hohenzollern, pronounced [ˌhaʊs hoːənˈtsɔlɐn] ; Romanian: Casa de Hohenzollern) is a German royal (and from 1871 to 1918, imperial) dynasty whose members were variously princes, electors, kings and emperors ...
- Before 1061
Hace 3 días · In den Grenzen von Hohenzollern-Hechingen befand sich die Burg Hohenzollern, der Stammsitz der Hohenzollern. Das Territorium existierte zuerst als Grafschaft Zollern, ab 1576 als Grafschaft Hohenzollern-Hechingen und ab 1623 als Fürstentum Hohenzollern-Hechingen.
Hace 3 días · Frederick was the last Hohenzollern monarch titled King in Prussia, declaring himself King of Prussia after annexing Royal Prussia from the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1772. Prussia greatly increased its territories and became a major military power in Europe under his rule.
Background and establishment
Frederick, Margrave of Ansbach, sided with Sigismund of Hungary in his 1410–11 dispute with Jobst of Moravia for the titles King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor-elect. At the 1415 Council of Constance Sigismund rewarded Frederick with the Margraviate of Brandenburg and in 1417 he was made a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire. After the Polish wars, the newly established Baltic towns of the German states, including Prussia, suffered many economic setbacks. Many of the Prussian towns cou...
1701–1721: Plague and the Great Northern War
The Kingdom of Prussia was still recovering from the devastation of the Thirty Years' War and poor in natural resources. Its territory was disjointed, stretching 1,200 km (750 mi) from the lands of the Duchy of Prussia on the south-east coast of the Baltic Sea to the Hohenzollern heartland of Brandenburg, with the exclaves of Cleves, Mark and Ravensberg in the Rhineland. In 1708 about one third of the population of East-Prussia died during the Great Northern War plague outbreak. The bubonic p...
1740–1762: Silesian Wars
In 1740 King Frederick II (Frederick the Great) came to the throne. Using the pretext of a 1537 treaty (vetoed by Emperor Ferdinand I) by which parts of Silesia were to pass to Brandenburg after the extinction of its ruling Piast dynasty, Frederick invaded Silesia, thereby beginning the War of the Austrian Succession. After rapidly occupying Silesia, Frederick offered to protect Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria if the province were turned over to him. The offer was rejected, but Austria f...
The joint authority, feudal and bureaucratic, on which Prussian absolute monarchy was based, saw its interests laid in suppression of the drive for personal freedom and democratic rights. It therefore had to recourse on police methods. The "police state", as Otto Hintze described it, replaced the older system with its feudal squirearchyrun in the interests of the ruling class, but which in its rudimentary form was a constitutional state.
The Kingdom of Prussia was an absolute monarchy until the Revolutions of 1848 in the German states, after which Prussia became a constitutional monarchy and Adolf Heinrich von Arnim-Boitzenburg was appointed as Prussia's first prime minister. Following Prussia's first constitution, a two-house parliament was formed. The lower house, or Landtag was elected by all taxpayers, who were divided into three classes according to the amount of taxes paid. This allowed just over 25% of the voters to ch...
There were two constitutions during the kingdom's existence, those of 1848 and 1850. In response to demands that arose during the German revolutions of 1848–1849, elections were called in early 1848 for a Prussian National Assembly, with all males 25 and older able to vote. King Frederick William IV and his ministers presented a draft constitution in which the king retained many of his old rights. The Assembly responded with the "Charte Waldeck" which included an expanded list of fundamental...
The Prussian constitution of 1850allowed for freedom of conscience, freedom of public and private worship and freedom of association with religious bodies. It stated that all churches and other religious associations should administer everything independently and privately from the state and that no part of the government may affect the Church. The...
The original core regions of the Kingdom of Prussia were the Margraviate of Brandenburg and the Duchy of Prussia which together formed Brandenburg-Prussia. A Further Pomeranian province had been held by Prussia since 1653. Combined with Swedish Pomerania, gained from Sweden in 1720 and 1815, this region formed the Province of Pomerania. Prussian ga...
Notes Bibliography 1. Hintze, Otto. Der Commissarius und seine Bedeutung in der allgemeinen Verwaltungsgeschichte. Retrieved 2015-06-15. 2. Jacoby, Henry (1973-01-01). The Bureaucratization of the World. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-02083-2. Retrieved 2015-06-15.
Hace 1 día · When the German war effort collapsed after a series of crushing defeats on the Western Front in 1918, he was forced to abdicate, thereby marking the end of the German Empire and the House of Hohenzollern 's 300-year reign in Prussia and 500-year reign in Brandenburg .
- 15 June 1888 – 9 November 1918
- Frederick III, German Emperor
- Monarchy abolished
- Victoria, Princess Royal
Hace 3 días · He was a scion of the House of Hohenzollern, rulers of Prussia, then the most powerful of the German states. Frederick's father, Prince William, was the second son of King Frederick William III and, having been raised in the military traditions of the Hohenzollerns, developed into a strict disciplinarian.
Hace 3 días · The House of Oldenburg is a German dynasty  with links to Denmark since the 15th century. It has had branches that rule or have ruled in Denmark, Iceland, Greece, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Schleswig, Holstein, and Oldenburg.
26 de may. de 2023 · House / Dynasty: Hohenzollern dynasty. Notable Family Members: spouse Augusta father Frederick William III son Frederick III brother Frederick William IV. ... (Show more) See all related content →. William I, German in full Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig, (born March 22, 1797, Berlin—died March 9, 1888, Berlin), German emperor from ...
10 de may. de 2023 · Der Stammsitz des kaiserlichen Hauses Hohenzollern ist eines der beliebteten Ausflugsziele und jährlich über 300.000 Besuchern erklimmen den 855 m hohen Burgberg – oder sie nehmen den Pendelbus. Die Burg im Mittelalter. Die erste Burg an dieser Stelle wurde im frühen 11. Jahrhundert errichtet.
8 de may. de 2023 · Usually went by her middle name of Caroline. She was a member of the House of Hohenzollern. Queen Consort Caroline of Great Britain on 11 October 1727. Links: The Peerage; Geneall; Wikipedia
9 de may. de 2023 · Language links are at the top of the page across from the title.
13 de may. de 2023 · Albert was the third son of Frederick of Hohenzollern, margrave of Ansbach-Bayreuth. In 1510 Albert was named grand master of the Teutonic Order and thus lord of East Prussia, which the order held under Polish suzerainty. A quarrel with the Poles, however, resulted in a war with Poland