4 giorni fa · King William II abdicated on 30 November 1918. Princess Pauline was the elder daughter of William II of Württemberg . Princess Pauline was a first cousin of: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands , and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone , and senior Nazi Party members Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Josias, Hereditary Prince ...
3 giorni fa · History The territory of Hesse was delineated only in 1945, as Greater Hesse, under American occupation. It corresponds loosely to the medieval Landgraviate of Hesse .
14 ore fa · Bigamy of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse: 1539–1540. From December 1539, Luther became involved in the designs of Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse to marry a lady-in-waiting of his wife, Christine of Saxony. Philip solicited the approval of Luther, Melanchthon, and Bucer, citing as a precedent the polygamy of the patriarchs.
2 giorni fa · Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia from 1888 until his abdication in 1918, which marked the end of the German Empire and the House of Hohenzollern 's 300-year reign in Prussia and 500-year reign in Brandenburg . Born during the reign of his ...
2 dic 2023 · Nel suo primo testamento (1506), Guglielmo II trasferì la tutela dei suoi figli a cinque consiglieri, a suo fratello maggiore, Guglielmo I e sua moglie (Anna di Braunschweig), e a sua moglie. Nel suo secondo testamento (1508), tuttavia, nominò Anna come tutrice unica (accanto a suo zio, l'arcivescovo ( Hermann von Köln ), morto nel settembre 1508 ) e due consiglieri.
4 giorni fa · Nine Years' War The Nine Years' War [c], was a European great power conflict from 1688 to 1697 between France and the Grand Alliance. [d] Although largely concentrated in Europe, fighting spread to colonial possessions in the Americas, India, and West Africa.
28 nov 2023 · Darmstadt, city, Hessen Land (state), south-central Germany. It is situated on a gently sloping plain between the Odenwald (a forested plateau) and the Rhine River, south of Frankfurt am Main and southeast of Mainz. First mentioned in the 11th century, Darmstadt was by the 14th century a small.