- The Electorate of Saxony was a state of the Holy Roman Empire established when Emperor Charles IV raised the Ascanian duchy of Saxe-Wittenberg to the status of an Electorate by the Golden Bull of 1356. Upon the extinction of the House of Ascania, it was feoffed to the Margraves of Meissen from the Wettin dynasty in 1423, who moved the ducal residence up the river Elbe to Dresden. After the Empire's dissolution in 1806, the Wettin Electors raised Saxony to a territorially reduced kingdom.
1 day ago · Turks in Germany, also referred to as German Turks and Turkish Germans (German: Türken in Deutschland / Deutsch-Türken; Turkish: Almanya'da yaşayan Türkler / Almanya Türkleri), are ethnic Turkish people living in Germany. These terms are also used to refer to German-born individuals who are of full or partial Turkish ancestry.
1 day ago · Maria Theresa's ally, the Elector of Saxony, now became her enemy, and George II declared the Electorate of Hanover to be neutral. Therefore, she needed troops from Hungary in order to support the war effort.
1 day ago · Frederick II Portrait by Johann Georg Ziesenis, 1763 King of Prussia Elector of Brandenburg Reign 31 May 1740 – 17 August 1786 Predecessor Frederick William I Successor Frederick William II Chief Ministers See list Heinrich von Podewils Georg Dietlof von Arnim-Boitzenburg Count Karl-Wilhelm Finck von Finckenstein Friedrich Anton von Heinitz Born (1712-01-24) 24 January 1712 Berlin, Kingdom ...
1 day ago · Sustainable development is a organizing principle for meeting human development goals while simultaneously sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services on which the economy and society depend.
1 day ago · The Napoleonic Wars began with the War of the Third Coalition, which was the first of the Coalition Wars against the First French Republic after Napoleon's accession as leader of France. Britain ended the Treaty of Amiens and declared war on France in May 1803. Among the reasons were Napoleon's changes to the international system in Western ...
- 18 May 1803 – 20 November 1815, (12 years, 5 months and 4 weeks)
- Coalition victory, Congress of Vienna, Full results, Exile of Napoleon I to St. Helena, Fall of the First French Empire, Restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, Dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire., Decline of the Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch Empires., Rise of the British Empire to the dominant world superpower, Establishment of the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, and the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, Rise of Prussia as a great power, Beginning of the Risorgimento and the Unification of Germany, Widespread rise of nationalism and liberalism in Europe, Major population loss