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Encyclopedia > Province of Hohenzollern
Hohenzollern and the other Provinces of Prussia in the German Empire.
Hohenzollern and the other Provinces of Prussia in the German Empire.

Hohenzollern (Hohenzollernsche Lande in German) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia. It was created in 1850 by joining the principalities of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Hohenzollern-Hechingen after both formerly independent states had been annexed by Prussia, ruled by the protestant branch of the House of Hohenzollern. Adams Prussia map with proper spelling of Königsberg and Württemberg File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Adams Prussia map with proper spelling of Königsberg and Württemberg File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Flag of the German Empire, 1871–1918: black-white-red ... 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. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen is the cadet branch of the senior Swabian branch of the Hohenzollern dynasty, less known however than the Franconian branch which became Burgraves of Nuremberg and later ruled Brandenburg, Prussia and ultimately Germany in the centuries to 1918. ... Hohenzollern-Hechingen is a branch of the senior Swabian branch of the Hohenzollern dynasty, less known however than the Franconian branch which became Burgraves of Nuremberg and later ruled Brandenburg, Prussia and ultimately Germany in the centuries to 1918. ... The House of Hohenzollern is a German dynasty of electors, kings, and emperors of Prussia, Germany, and Romania. ...


Hohenzollern consisted of a single district, the Regierungsbezirk Sigmaringen. The last census in 1939 resulted 74,000 inhabitants; the capital was Sigmaringen. In 1946, the French military administration made it a part of the state of Württemberg-Hohenzollern. Hohenzollern has been part of the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg since 1952. A Regierungsbezirk is an administrative region of Germany, a subdivision of certain federal states (Bundesländer). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sigmaringen is a city in southern Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, formerly Hohenzollern, capital of the Sigmaringen district. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Württemberg-Hohenzollern is a historical state of West Germany. ... Baden-Württemberg is a federal state in south-western Germany to the east of the Upper Rhine. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...



Provinces of the Kingdom of Prussia
Brandenburg | East Prussia | Hanover | Hesse-Nassau | Hohenzollern | Pomerania | Posen |
Rhine Province | Saxony | Schleswig-Holstein | Silesia | West Prussia | Westphalia

 
 

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