'Berühmte Fahnen' shows furthermore a standard for grand duchess Alexandra of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, princess of Hannover (1882–1963), showing her shield and that of Mecklenburg joined by the order of the Wendic Crown in a white oval. On sea the yellow band in her flag was of course white.
Jun 19, 2017 · Not until 1690 did Swedish Pomerania accept the Leipziger Fuß, a silver standard, which was accepted by the neighboring states.13 A few years earlier, Swedish Pomerania invited the first Jews as merchants with the right to use currency (gold and silver), but the local bourgeoisie, which resented Calvinists and Catholics, managed to convince ...
1561 – Sophie Hedwig of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Duchess consort of Pomerania-Wolgast (d. 1631) 1580 – Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, French astronomer and historian (d. 1637) 1690 – Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (d. 1764)
This is a list of prominent individuals who have been romantically or maritally coupled with a cousin. The royal couples listed below are but a sampling of the innumerable marriages that have occurred between cousins, of varying degrees, from royal or noble houses. Such royal intermarriages have been common, as it has generally been deemed inappropriate for royals to marry commoners. The ...
Caroline Matilda was born in Leicester House, London, on 22 July (11 July in the Old Style) 1751 as the ninth and youngest child of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
In short, Catherine the Great was a brilliant exemplar of leadership. This extraordinary woman is the subject of Robert K. Massie’s brilliant biography, Catherine the Great. Her 33-year reign (1762-96), contemporaneous with the American and French Revolutions, began with a rush of enthusiasm for the principles of the Enlightenment and ended ...
The Polish sailing ship Dar Pomorza (“Gift of Pomorza” [Pomerania]) made a round-the-world cruise in 1934-35, stopping in Galápagos in December, 1934. The Dar Pomorza is currently a branch of the Polish Central Maritime Museum, and is moored in the city of Gdynia, Poland.
Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden. He ascended the throne on the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf , on 15 September 1973. He is the youngest child and only son of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten , and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha .
July 29 is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 155 days remain until the end of the year. 155 days remain until the end of the year. Contents
December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.Six days remain until the end of the year.