Biographies

Life story of Count Kaspar von Sternberg

Kaspar-von-Sternberg

Count Caspar von Sternberg, The main founder and first president of the Bohemian Museum (National Museum) was early anxious, His memoirs record. As early as 1812 He drew a sketch. His final version he gave 1837 an den Herausgeber dieses Werkes. In giving the life story of Count Francis Sternberg, first as an obituary in which the “Annals of the Bohemian Museum 1830 (S. 479-1487) appeared, was the daughter, Countess Christiane have been helpful.   Graf Sternberg wurde am 6. January 1761 in Prag geboren und in der Kirche St.  [...]



Five gentlemen from the past

Schulenburg-Wappen

The nobles whose life image is portrayed here, lived at the time of the Reformation, or immediately thereafter to. Some led the Reformation in their circles, such as Joachim von Alvensleben, his brother and his brother Andrew of Ludolff Meyendorff, also at the Daniel von der Schulenburg discussed in detail the same father, Matthias. Joachim von Alvensleben, and Andreas von Meyendorff made as well as the great church councils archiepiscopal visitation of the two pins in Halberstadt and Magdeburg in the years 1562, 1563 and 1564 with. Das Leben des Jacobs von der  [...]



Life history of the Maltese prince and lord of Putbus

Schloss-Putbus

Since the 13. Century consisted of the family relationship between the Danish nobility and Putbus. Members of the family were in the Danish service, and held high offices. These included Henning II. Putbus, after the death of Valdemar IV. temporarily in the state affairs led Dämenark, and the Bishop of Odense, Waldemar I.. The family of the Lords of Putbus, The prince came to the, over the centuries has produced a whole series of important men. As the line of the Lords of Putbus Rügensche in 1702 mit dem  [...]



Life story of Baron Otto Theodor von Manteuffel

Manteuffel

The origins of the sex of those lost in the mists of Manteuffel. Older genealogists to give, It came from England and make a “Mandevel by Esser” the ancestor. Studies show a correlation with the Herford's dynastic “of Quernheim”. Early Manteuffel were the mighty and the free men in ancient Kaschubenland and nobility of Pomerania. She branched out into the marrow, to Prussia and Saxony, and to Kurland, Estonia and Livonia, where the last name “Hesitations” an den Kämpfen des Schwertritterordens  [...]



Hans Joachim von Ziethen on Wustrau

Zieten

In the area of ​​the city Ruppin, is the village Wustrau. At the end of the 17. Century included the lands of this village three landowners, one of them was from Hans Joachim Matthias Zieten. Er besaß von allen Feldern und Wiesen nur den kleinsten Teil und jährlich brachte es ihm nicht mehr als etwa 400-500 Dollars a. So there Zieten lived with his wife Catharina Ilsabe, a born Jürgas. The five children of Mr. von Ziethen had four daughters and a son. The son was on 18. More 1699 geboren  [...]