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Encyclopedia > Principality of Regensburg

The Archbishopric of Regensburg was a short-lived ecclesiastical principality within the Holy Roman Empire which existed between 1803 and 1806. The Holy Roman Empire and from the 16th century on also The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


The principality was created in Regensburg for Karl Theodor von Dalberg, the Prince-Primate of the Empire and the former Archbishop of Mainz, due to the annexation of Mainz itself by the French. The new archbishopric consisted of the territory of the old Bishopric of Regensburg that had been founded in 739 by Bonifatius, along with the Aschaffenburg area along the Main which had been part of the old Archbishopric of Mainz. The Archbishopric ceased to exist along with the Holy Roman Empire in 1806. Regensburg itself was annexed by Bavaria, while the Aschaffenburg region became the nucleus of the new Grand Duchy of Frankfurt, whose first ruler was the former Prince-Primate. Regensburg (also Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona) is a city (population 129,175 in 2005) in Bavaria, south-east Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. ... Karl Theodor von Dalberg (1744, Mannheim - 1817, Regensburg) was a government representative of Kurmainz in Erfurt (1772 - 1802), later Bishop of Konstanz, the Archbishop of Mainz and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire (1802), the Grand Duke of Frankfurt, the Primate of Germany (1803) and the President (and Prince Primate... Between 780/82 AD and 1802 AD the Archbishop of Mainz, was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince of the middle ages. ... Mainz is a city in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop heading a diocese of particular importance due to either its size, history, or both, called an archdiocese. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising — known in the German language as Erzbistum München und Freising and in Latin as Archidioecesis Monacensis et Frisingensis — is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Bavaria, Germany. ... Events With king Kormishosh the reign of the House of Ukil starts in Bulgaria. ... Bonifatius can be interpreted as any of the following: Saint Boniface, an 8th centry English missionay, bishop and martyr Bonifacius, a 5th century Roman general and governor Nine popes by this name, see List of Popes ... Aschaffenburg is a city in Bavaria, Germany. ... For other uses, see Main (disambiguation). ... Between 780–82 and 1802 the Archbishop of Mainz was an influential ecclesiastic and secular prince in the Holy Roman Empire. ... The Holy Roman Empire and from the 16th century on also The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... The Grand Duchy of Frankfurt was a German state of Napoleonic creation. ...


Today, the area belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising — known in the German language as Erzbistum München und Freising and in Latin as Archidioecesis Monacensis et Frisingensis — is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Bavaria, Germany. ...


 
 

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