For other uses, see Holstein (disambiguation). The Holsteiner is a breed of horse originating in the Schleswig-Holstein region of northern Germany. It is thought to be the oldest of warmblood breeds, tracing back to the 13th century.
- Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
- German sport horse bred for show jumping, primarily grey and bay in color.
The House of Oldenburg is a European dynasty of North German/Danish origin. It is one of Europe's most influential royal houses, with branches that rule or have ruled in Denmark, Iceland, Greece, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Schleswig, Holstein, and Oldenburg.
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The current version was adopted by the government of Schleswig-Holstein on 18 January 1957. In fact, it is usual in German heraldry for charges in a composite coat of arms to turn to face the center; this practice is known as heraldic courtoisie ('courtesy').
The victorious Prussians annexed both Schleswig and Holstein, creating the province of Schleswig-Holstein in 1867. It also included the Duchy of Lauenburg in the extreme southeast region of what is now Schleswig-Holstein from 1876 onward.
The Schleswig Coldblood originates from the area of the Duchy of Schleswig, in the southern part of the Jutland Peninsula, and has its origins in the Jutland horse. In about 1860 an imported English stallion, Oppenheim LXII, either a pure-bred or a part-bred Suffolk Punch, was introduced, and became the foundation stallion of the breed.
In 1937, the Free City of Lübeck became part of the current state of Schleswig-Holstein. On 15 June 1920, Northern Schleswig officially returned to Danish rule after a vote by its citizens. After World War II, the Prussian province Schleswig-Holstein came under British occupation.
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.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (Albert John Charles Frederick Alfred George; 26 February 1869 – 27 April 1931), was a grandson of Queen Victoria. He was the second son of Victoria's daughter, Princess Helena, by her husband Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein.
The rest of that people stayed at the centre of the Angle homeland in the northeastern portion of the modern German Bundesland of Schleswig-Holstein, on the Jutland Peninsula. There, a small peninsular area is still called Anglia today and is formed as a triangle drawn roughly from modern Flensburg on the Flensburger Fjord to the City of ...