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Wied was a County of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located on the Wied River where it meets the Rhine. Wied emerged as a County earlier than many other German states. From 1243 - 1462, Wied was united with an Isenburgian Countship as Isenburg-Wied. Wied was partitioned twice: between itself and Wied-Dierdorf in 1631, and between Wied-Neuwied and Wied-Runkel in 1698. 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. ... The Rhine canyon (Ruinaulta) in Graubünden in Switzerland Length 1. ... Isenburg was a German region in southern Hesse, Germany, located in territories north and south of Frankfurt. ... Isenburg-Wied was a Countship of mediæval Germany, comprising of the territories of the County of Wied. ... Wied-Neuwied was a German statelet of northeastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located northeast of the Rhine River, north and inclusive of Neuwied. ... Wied-Runkel was a German statelet in northeastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located to the south of Altenkirchen and southwest of the Wied River, around Dierdorf extending to the north. ...


Counts of Wied (c. 860 - 1243)

  • Matfried I (c. 860 - ?)
  • Eberhard
  • Matfried II
  • Richwin I
  • Richwin II
  • Richwin III

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  • Richwin IV (1093 - 1112) with...
  • Matfried III (1093 - 1129)
  • Burchard (? - 1152) with...
  • Siegfried (1129 - 1161) with...
  • Theodoric (1158 - 1189) with...
  • Lothar (? - 1243)

To Isenburg-Wied (1243 - 1462) Isenburg-Wied was a Countship of mediæval Germany, comprising of the territories of the County of Wied. ...


Counts of Wied (1462 - 1698)

  • Frederick I (1462 - 1487)
  • William III (Count of Mörs) (1487 - 1526) with...
  • John I (1487 - 1533)
  • Philip (1533 - 1535)
  • John II (1535 - 1581)
  • Herman I (1581 - 1591) with...
  • William IV (1581 - 1612) with...
  • Herman II (1581 - 1631)
  • Frederick II (1631 - 1698)

Partitioned between Wied-Neuwied and Wied-Runkel Wied-Neuwied was a German statelet of northeastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located northeast of the Rhine River, north and inclusive of Neuwied. ... Wied-Runkel was a German statelet in northeastern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located to the south of Altenkirchen and southwest of the Wied River, around Dierdorf extending to the north. ...


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Wies' debut album was, as it's title suggests, recorded in a fortnight.
Wies is a talented young singer/songwriter, who was influenced by modern artists, such as Lucinda and Sheryl, as well as by great singer/songwriters from the 60's and 70's, such as Neil Young and Bob Dylan.
Wies started writing songs from an early age and her first inkings were quickly discovered by enthusiastic crowds and journalists.
History of the Pilgrimage of the Scourged Saviour - Wies Church - Bavaria - Germany (1829 words)
1983 Bishop Josef Stimpfle of Augsburg revived the "Bruderschaft zum Gegeißelten Heiland auf der Wies" (Brotherhood of the Scourged Saviour in the Wies).
Johann Baptist Zimmermann, the brother of Dominikus, John Baptist, was born in Wessobrunn in 1680 and died in 1758 as a court painter in Munich.
In the Wies, he did the stuccowork and painted the ceiling frescoes, the theological idea for which is attributable to the monks of Steingaden: healing, forgiveness and the fullness of grace.
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