Posts Tagged ‘ Life history ’

Countess Friederike of speeches give. Baroness Riedesel at Eisenbach

It was in 1760 as the captain of Hussars Friedrich Adolf von Riedesel, Baron zu Eisenbach, The beautiful 15-year-old Frederica von Massow met. Mr. von Massow, King Frederick II. sent to the allied army, was living in Minden. Riedesel, First in the Hessian service, was created Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick commanding. A year later, Riedesel was wounded by a bullet in the shoulder, and came at the request of his bride in her parents' house to Minden. Riedesel father was not impressed by this connection, because of the[...]



Biography of the Baron Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein

The lords and from the stone, their first name in documents of the 11. and 12. Century is called, were a rich baronial sex, Burgmann in relation to the Counts of Nassau and involved in their gallant impromptu trains and exploits. As vassals of the empire they fought in the armies of the Emperor, for example, under Edward III. of England and the reign of Charles the Bold of Burgundy. So it happened that Louis was slandered by stone, been in the enemy camp from Koblenz to be. He was so volatile country,  [...]



General Johann Adolph Freiherr von Thielmann

The name Thielmann or Thielemann is often found in Saxony. For the first time he appears there in 1285, where in a document a canon Thilmann of Torgau, Named dean of Bautzen. Is little known about the family. She comes from an old farming community. The tenants of the Office for Zabeltitz Großenhain, Johann Gabriel Thielmann (*1682) was 1720 Dresden captain and as such 1740 called. A son by him named Johann Friedrich (*31.5.1705) pursued a career as an official and was Oberrechnungsrat. Was with him[...]



From time faded away: Memoirs of the Paula von Bulow 1833-1920

Paula was born in Berlin, referred to himself but rather as Süddeutsche. Her father, Count Franz de Paula von Linden was at that time agent of the state at the Prussian court of Württemberg. The family is of Dutch origin Linden; She writes in there sometimes with “i” and partially with”and”. The original center of the baronial branch moved 18. Century after MONTBELIARD (Montbeliard) and entered the Württemberg State Service. Paula's father married 1832 By Marie Hill (His mother was a countess Benzel to Sternau) Her mother was a maid of honor[...]



Memoirs of Nobel Prize winner Bertha von Suttner

Bertha (Sophia Joy) Baroness von Suttner (*9. June 1843 in Prag + 21. June 1914 in Vienna) Austrian writer and pacifist, was. In 1905 she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Bertha von Suttner was born Countess Kinsky of Chinic as native and Tettau of a Bohemian noble family. Ihr Vater Franz Joseph Graf Kinsky, in the front of her birth 75. Of age died, was a retired lieutenant field marshal and treasurer, born in Vienna and legitimate son of the country and the ruler of the Lord Chamberlain Chlumec, Ferdiand Count Kinsky of Chinic and[...]