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The Brandenburg nobility of the Groeben

Groeben-Wappen

The gentlemen of the Groeben belong to nobility in the archbishopric of Magdeburg and branches of the family still exist today. The family was first documented in the 29. November 1140 with Luiderus de Grebene mentioned and so it was probably her parent, a deserted village near Calbe Saale. The first representatives of this family were probably in the year 927 together with King Henry in the Mark Brandenburg.



By King Friedrich Wilhelm II. elevated to the peerage

Wappen der Grafen von der Groeben

Included arms: Prince Carl von der Osten Sacken called, Counts of Hertzberg, the Count von Blumenthal, von der Schulenburg, Carl Georg Heinrich Graf von Hoym, the counts of the Groeben (Gröben) the Count von der Goltz, Counts of Kalckreuth, by Beyer, Samuel of Boulet, Peter Henry of Conninx, Heinrich Friedrich von Diez, Johann Wilhelm von Dittmar, Christian Wilhelm von Dohm, Victor Tobias Ernst von Ernsthausen, by Jacobi, George William Jaeger Feldt, Hans Wilhelm von Kummer, Joachim Frederick of Lamprecht, Franz von Redecker, of[...]