FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Grand Duchy of the Lower Rhine
Großherzogtum Niederrhein
Grand Duchy of the Lower Rhine
Province of Prussia
18151822 >>
Flag missing Coat of Arms missing

Location of Grand Duchy of the Lower Rhine
The Lower Rhine Province (red}, within the Kingdom of Prussia (blue), within the German Confederation (member states in black)
 
Capital Koblenz
50°22′N 7°36′E
Population
 - 1816 est. 951,998 
 - 1822 est. 1,042,724 
Political Subdivisions Aachen
Koblenz
Trier
Formed from Later became
Electorate of Trier
Manderscheid
Malmedy
Aachen
Palatinate (part)
Luxembourg (part)
Duchy of Limburg (part)
Rhine Province
Today part(s) of North Rhine-Westphalia
Rhineland-Palatinate
Hesse
Saarland
Eupen-Malmedy

The Grand Duchy of the Lower Rhein (German: Großherzogtum Niederrhein), or simply known as the Lower Rhine Province (German: Provinz Niederrhein) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and existed from 1815 to 1822. Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 Prussia (German: ; Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Lithuanian: ; Polish: ; Old Prussian: PrÅ«sa) was, most recently, a historic state originating in East Prussia, an area which for centuries had substantial influence on German and European history. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Rhineland (Rheinland in German) is the general name for the land on both sides of the river Rhine in the west of Germany. ... Image File history File links Sin_bandera. ... Image File history File links Sin_escudo. ... Flag of Prussia (1894 - 1918) The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire. ... The German Confederation (German: Deutscher Bund) was the association of Central European states created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to organize the surviving states of the Holy Roman Empire, which had been abolished in 1806. ... This is a list of national capitals of the world in alphabetical order. ... Koblenz (also Coblenz in pre-1926 German spellings; French Coblence) is a city situated on the left bank of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) and its monument ( Emperor William I on horseback) are situated. ... Koblenz was one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located in the north-east of the state. ... Trier was one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located in the west of the state. ... The welfare-climatic health resort and Kneippkurort one-the-separate with 1328 inhabitants (conditions: May 2004) on 10,06 km² lies in the Eifel in the district Bernkastel Wittlich and is seat of the convention community one-the-separates. ... Malmedy Cathedral build in 1777 Malmedy is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. ... Aachen (French Aix-la-Chapelle, Dutch Aken, Latin Aquisgranum, Ripuarian Oche) is a spa city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany. ... A palatinate is a territory administered by a count palatine, originally the direct representative of the sovereign, but later the hereditary ruler of the territory subject to the crowns overlordship. ... The Duchy of Limburg was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries, located between the river Meuse and the city of Aachen. ... The Rhineland (Rheinland in German) is the general name for the land on both sides of the river Rhine in the west of Germany. ... North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, usually shortened to: NRW) is - in population and economic output - the largest Federal State of Germany. ... The Rhenish Palatinate (Rheinpfalz, sometimes Lower Palatinate or Niederpfalz) occupies rather more than a quarter of the German Bundesland (federal state) of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) and contains the towns of Ludwigshafen, Kaiserslautern, Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Pirmasens, Landau and Speyer. ... Hesse (German: Hessen) is a state of Germany with an area of 21,110 km² and just over six million inhabitants. ... Saarland is one of the 16 states of Germany. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Flag of Prussia (1894 - 1918) The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


The province was created after the Congress of Vienna in 1815 where Frederick William II was given the Rhineland and with it the title of Grand Duke of the Lower Rhine. This allowed Prussia to consolidate its Rhineland territories held since 1803, such as the Electorate of Trier, Manderscheid, Malmedy, the previously Free Imperial City of Aachen, most of the Palatinate region, parts of Luxembourg and Limburg, as well as a few other small territories. On 22 April 1816, these territories were combined to form the Grand Duchy of the Lower Rhine, with the provincial capital situated in Koblenz. The Congress of Vienna by Jean-Baptiste Isabey, 1819. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Frederick William II (German: ; September 25, 1744 – November 16, 1797) was the fourth king of Prussia, reigning from 1786 until his death. ... The Rhineland (Rheinland in German) is the general name for the land on both sides of the river Rhine in the west of Germany, although some consider the lands to the east of the river culturally distinct, jovially referring to them as Schäl Sick; the bad or wrong side... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The welfare-climatic health resort and Kneippkurort one-the-separate with 1328 inhabitants (conditions: May 2004) on 10,06 km² lies in the Eifel in the district Bernkastel Wittlich and is seat of the convention community one-the-separates. ... Malmedy Cathedral build in 1777 Malmedy is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège. ... Aachen (French Aix-la-Chapelle, Dutch Aken, Latin Aquisgranum, Ripuarian Oche) is a spa city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany. ... A palatinate is a territory administered by a count palatine, originally the direct representative of the sovereign, but later the hereditary ruler of the territory subject to the crowns overlordship. ... The Duchy of Limburg was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in the Low Countries, located between the river Meuse and the city of Aachen. ... (Redirected from 22 April) April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Koblenz (also Coblenz in pre-1926 German spellings; French Coblence) is a city situated on the left bank of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) and its monument ( Emperor William I on horseback) are situated. ...


On 22 June 1822, by order of the Prussian cabinet, this province was fused with the neighbouring Province of Jülich-Cleves-Berg to form the Rhine Province. June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Rhineland (Rheinland in German) is the general name for the land on both sides of the river Rhine in the west of Germany. ...


 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m