Eberhard II, called "der Greiner" (the Jarrer) (after 1315 – 15 March 1392, Stuttgart), Count of Württemberg from 1344 until 1392. Eberhard II was son of Count Ulrich III of Württemberg and Sofie of Pfirt. He married Countess Elizabeth von Henneberg-Schleusingen on September 17, 1342. Life and achievementsl. They had two children:
Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg ruled as Duke of Württemberg from 1628 until his death in 1674. Eberhard III became the heir under guardianship in 1628 during the Thirty Years' War at the age of 14 after the death of his father, Johann Frederick, 7th Duke of Württemberg. His guardian at first was his father's brother Louis Frederick, Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard and after his death in 1631 Julius Frederick, Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen. Württemberg lost around one third of its ...
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Born in Treptow an der Rega, today Trzebiatów, Poland, Frederick was the eldest son of Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, and Sophia Dorothea of Brandenburg-Schwedt. Frederick's father was the third son of Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, and Frederick was thus the nephew of the long-reigning duke Charles Eugene (German language: Karl Eugen). Since neither Charles Eugene nor his next brother, Louis Eugene (German language: Ludwig Eugen), had any sons, it was expected that Frederick would eventually succeed to the Duchy. Frederick's younger sister, Sophie Dorothea, had married Tsesarevich Paul, future Emperor of Russia, in 1776. A few years later, Frederick followed her to Russia, where Empress Catherine II appointed him Governor-General of Eastern Finland, with his seat at Viipuri. Frederick married Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttelon 15 October 1780 at Braunschweig. The marriage was not a happy one. Though they had four children, Frederick was rumored to be bi...
Frederick was married twice: On 15 October 1780, he married Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, eldest daughter of Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Princess Augusta of Great Britain, the sister of King George III. They had four children: 1. Prince William of Württemberg(1781–1864); succeeded his father as King William I. 2. Princess Catharina of Württemberg (1783–1835); married on 22 August 1807 in the Royal Palace at Fontainebleau, France, Jérôme Bonaparte, King of Westphalia, youngest brother of Napoleon I, and had issue. 3. Princess Sophia Dorothea of Württemberg (1783–1784). 4. Prince Paul of Württemberg(1785–1852). They were separated in 1786. Augusta died in 1788 from complications during the birth of an illegitimate child. On 18 May 1797, at St. James's Palace in London, he married Charlotte, Princess Royal of Great Britain, the eldest daughter of King George III and his wife, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. They had only one child: a stillb...Sauer, Paul. Der schwäbische Zar. Friedrich – Württembergs erster König.Stuttgart 1984.Paul, Ina Ulrike. Württemberg 1797–1816/19. Quellen und Studien zur Entstehung des modernen württembergischen Staates(Quellen zu den Reformen in den Rheinbundstaaten, Vol. 7). Munich 2005.Andermann, Kurt. "Von Mecklenburg nach Württemberg: 200 Jahre Zeppelin in Aschhausen (Zeppelin family history)". schloss-aschhausen.de. http://www.schloss-aschhausen.de/index.php?option=com_phocado..."Frederick I., William Charles". New International Encyclopedia. 1906."Württemberg" Encyclopædia Britannica(11th ed.) 1911
(* nach 1315; † 1366 auf Burg Hohenneuffen, Neuffen) war gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder Eberhard II. Graf von Württemberg von 1344 bis 1362. English: Count Ulrich IV of Württemberg († 1366)
In 1388, there was a siege, following which Eberhard II, Duke of Württemberg gained feudal rights over the territory. The Counts of Hohenzollern became his vassals and opened the town and their castle to him. After the town was destroyed by fire in 1401, the Count tried to attract new citizens by granting them rights and privileges.