Schleswig-Holstein (German: [ˈʃleːsvɪç ˈhɔlʃtaɪn]) is the northernmost of the 16 states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig. Its capital city is Kiel; other notable cities are Lübeck and Flensburg.
Schleswig in 1600 The Viking settlement of Hedeby, located south of the modern town, was first mentioned in 804. It was a powerful settlement in the Baltic region, dominating the area for more than 200 years. In 1050, following several destructions, the population was moved to the opposite shore of the Schlei, becoming the city of Schleswig.
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 states (German: Bundesländer) in Germany. The Danish name is Slesvig-Holsten, the Low Saxon name is Sleswig-Holsteen and the Frisian name is Sleeswyk-Holstein.
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Schleswig is a toun in the northeastren pairt o Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the caipital o the Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg. It haes a population o aboot 27,000, the main industries bein leather an fuid processin. It taks its name frae the Schlei, an inlet o the Easter Seas at the end o which it sits, an "vik" or "vig" which means bay in the auld Viking leid an modren Dens leid. Schleswig or Slesvig tharefore means bay o the Schlei. Schleswig St. Peter's Cathedral Coat o airms Schleswig Loca
In 1460, Schleswig fell to the Danish royal House of Oldenburg, in the person of Christian I, who inherited not only the Duchy, a Danish fief, but also the County of Holstein-Rendsburg, a Saxe-Lauenburgian subfief within the Holy Roman Empire, following the death of his maternal uncle Adolf I (and VIII as Count of Holstein-Rendsburg).
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Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg was the name of a branch line of the House of Oldenburg as well as the name of their land. It existed from 1564 until 1668 and was a titular duchy under the King of Denmark, rather than a true territorial dukedom in its own right. The seat of the duke was Sønderborg. Parts of the domain were located in Denmark, mainly on the islands of Als and Ærø and around Glücksburg, whilst other lands were part of the Holy Roman Empire, including the Ämter of Plön...
The ducal family was related to the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp; both belonged to the House of Oldenburg. The duchy was created in the 16th century when King Frederick II of Denmark shared his part of the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein with his two brothers, each recei
The dukes of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg repeatedly split their possessions among their heirs, so that a variety of very small territories came into existence. After the death of Duke John in 1622, the duchy was divided among those sons who were legal heirs and the House of Sch
The dukes of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg form a line of the House of Oldenburg; it consists of the male-line descendants of Duke John the Younger. The current royal houses of Denmark and Norway belong to the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg line.
Lübeck (/ ˈ l uː b ɛ k / LOO-bek, German: (); Low German also: Lübeek; Danish: Lybæk), officially the Hanseatic City of Lübeck (German: Hansestadt Lübeck), is, with around 217,000 inhabitants, the second-largest city on the German Baltic coast and in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, after its capital of Kiel, and it is the 35th-largest city in Germany.