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From the Hohenzollern Yearbook

Digital documents and images with research on the history of the Hohenzollerns of Brandenburg-Prussia, edited by Paul Seidel published by Giesecke & Devrient. The individual contributions from the vintages of the Hohenzollern Yearbook can be downloaded from the website of the Central and Regional Library Berlin. The contents of the classes can be viewed. I have noticed the following example text:



Portraits of the Brandenburg-Prussian rulers to Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Frederick William the Great Elector of Brandenburg (1620-1688) found on his accession, due to the 30-year war and a depopulated country from feral. Born the son of the Elector George William and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, he expected a full education behind secure walls in Küstrin, until he was sent as a 14-year-old crown prince in the Netherlands to perfect his education. He was married to Louise Henriette of Orange, with whom he fathered six children. Luise Henriette von Oranien (1627-1667) was the eldest daughter[...]