The Archbishopric of Magdeburg was a state of the Holy Roman Empire lying around Magdeburg along the Elbe River. It went Protestant in 1545, and was secularized as the Duchy of Magdeburg under the Elector of Brandenburg by the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. This page is about the Germanic empire. ... Magdeburg, the capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, lies on the Elbe river. ... The Elbe River (Czech Labe listen?, Sorbian/Lusatian Åobjo, Polish Åaba, German Elbe, Hungarian Elba) is one of the major waterways of central Europe. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Births April 2 - Elizabeth of Valois, Queen of Philip II of Spain (d. ... Surrounding but excluding the national capital Berlin, Brandenburg is one of Germanys sixteen BundeslÃ¤nder (federal states). ... The Ratification of the Treaty of MÃ¼nster by Gerard Terborch (1648) Banquet of the Amsterdam Civic Guard in Celebration of the Peace of MÃ¼nster by Bartholomeus van der Helst, 1648 The Peace of Westphalia, also known as the treaties of MÃ¼nster and OsnabrÃ¼ck, is the series... // Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ...
Albert (June 28, 1490 - September 24, 1545), elector and archbishop of Mainz (Germany), and archbishop of Magdeburg, was the younger son of John Cicero, elector of Brandenburg. ... Between 780/82 AD and 1802 AD the Archbishop of Mainz, was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince of the middle ages. ...
Protestant Administrators of Magdeburg, 1545-1648
Johann Albrecht of Brandenburg 1545-1551
Friedrich IV of Brandenburg 1551-1552
Sigismund of Brandenburg 1553-1566
Joachim Friedrich of Brandenburg 1566-1598
Christian Wilhelm of Brandenburg 1598-1631
Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (Catholic Administrator) 1631-1638
August of Saxe-Weissenfels 1638-1648
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MAGDEBURG, a city of Germany, capital of the Prussian province of Saxony, a fortress of the first rank and one of the principal commercial towns of the German Empire.
Otto von Guericke (1602-1686), the inventor of the air-pump, was burgomaster of Magdeburg.
THE Archbishopric Of Magdeburg was carved out of the bishopric of Halberstadt when it was founded in 968, and its history is largely bound up with that of the city and of the prelates who have ruled the see.
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