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Encyclopedia > Anton Florian of Liechtenstein

Anton Florian (1656 - 1721) was Prince of Liechtenstein between 1719 and 1721. Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias... On 15 August 2004, Hans Adam II formally delegated the power to make decisions in Liechtenstein to his son, Alois of Liechtenstein. ... Events January 23 - The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire April 25 - Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe Prussia conducts Europes first systematic census Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) Births November 30 - Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales (d. ... Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias...


During the War of the Spanish Succession he went to Spain, where he was chief intendant and prime minister of the Archduke Karl who became Emperor Charles VI, after the sudden death of his brother in 1711. Anton Florian returned to Vienna, for Charles's coronation where he was imperial chief intendant and chairman of the Secret Council until he died in 1721. Charles II was the last Habsburg King of Spain. ... Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI Charles VI (October 1, 1685 – October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife, Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg. ... Events 24 February -- The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Friderich Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]) is the capital of Austria, and also one of Austrias nine federal states (Bundesland Wien). ...


In 1719, Charles VI created the new principality of Liechtenstein from the domains of Schellenberg and Vaduz, which were both held by the Liechtenstein family. This was done so that Anton Florian could be admitted to the Reichstag, which required that all members had land that was subordinant only to the Emperor himself (As opposed to land held in fief by higher nobles). Thus, Anton Florian became the first prince of the principality of Liechtenstein, the only state of the Holy Roman Empire that still exists. Events January 23 - The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire April 25 - Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe Prussia conducts Europes first systematic census Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) Births November 30 - Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales (d. ... Schellenberg is a municipality in the lowland area of Liechtenstein on the banks of the Rhine. ... Vaduz is the capital of the principality of Liechtenstein. ... The crown of the Holy Roman Empire (2nd half of the 10th century), now held in the Vienna Schatzkammer. ...

Preceded by:
Josef Wenzel
List of Princes of Liechtenstein Succeeded by:
Josef Johann Adam

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Liechtenstein - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (2009 words)
Coordinates: 47°08′N 9°30′EThe Principality of Liechtenstein (German: Fürstentum Liechtenstein) is a tiny, doubly landlocked country in Western Europe, bordered by Switzerland to its west and by Austria to its east.
Liechtenstein is situated in the Upper Rhine valley of the European Alps.
Liechtenstein is one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world; i.e., a landlocked country surrounded by other landlocked countries.
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