Digital Library, Heraldry

The Herald Otto Titan von Hefner and his works

Hefner

Otto Titan von Hefner was in 1827 Born in Munich and was, Like his father, historian. In particular, as he made his name heraldist. His main work is one of the four-volume work Family tree of flowering aristocracy in Germany. It appeared from 1860.

Hefner describes the first documented occurrence, the progenitor, Diploma Ceremonies, in the same family name, he points to another carrier with a description of the shield. Hefner was also, of the Siebmacher armorials revised and 1854 saw to, that as a new edition under the title “The new sieve” were published. Some of his works are available as digitized:

Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 1, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1860

Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 2, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1863

Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 3, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1865

Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 4, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1866

Create an armorial of the nobility in the Kingdom of Hanover and thriving duchy of Braunschweig, Munich: Heraldic Institute, 1862

Create an armorial of the nobility in the thriving Kingdom of Galicia, Munich: Heraldic Institute, 1863

Mecklenburg nobility, Nuremberg: Bauer & Raspe, 1858

Heraldic original pattern book for artists, Builders, Seal engraver, Heraldic painter.. Munich: Heraldic Institute, 1862

The seal and coat of arms of Munich gender, Munich 1849

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2 Comments

  1. admin says

    Thank you for pointing this out. I have the same link set to the correct place in the article. I have read your very interesting article on a website local historian Walter Kulmey. I've been using the name in my database in conjunction Liesegang, but look for further details and links.

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