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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 the estate of Baron Ferdinand von Achatz of Asseburg

Memoirs of Ferdinand Achatz of the Asseburg (1721-1797) Erbherr to Falkenstein and Meisdorf. Russian imperial privy council and minister plenipotentiary at the Diet of Regensburg, Knight of the Order of St. of St. Alexander Nevsky and the Danish flag – from those found in the estate handwritten papers… Lichen led out with information about sex since Asseburgische 13. Century, clarification on, that it was in earlier times, no counts of the Asseburg, also that of the castle and the aces of Hagen did not have a common origin. A refutation[...]



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[...]



CV of Field Marshal Dubislav Gneomar of Natzmer

Natzmer (1654-1739) came from a family of origin Kashubian Pomeranian Uradels, First mentioned by 1202 . He was the son of the Governor in Schlawe, Joachim Heinrich of Natzmer (+1670) and his wife Barbara née von Weyer. Dubislav joined as a young boy in Dutch and only 1677 services as a lieutenant in kurbrandenburgische. And he took part in the siege of Stettin, and in battles against Sweden, temporarily as Adjutant George of Derfflingers. 1680 He was staff captain and fought 1686 with distinction against the Turks.[...]