Hohenzollern


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Steel tycoon Princess Viola von Hohenzollern sold 14th-century Killochan Castle, near Girvan, Ayrshire, last month to a Saudi businessman for more than PS2.
With the disappearance of the state of which it had once been a focal point, this remarkable modernist behemoth became a victim of the will to cover the traces of a rejected past; the plan is to use the site for a reconstruction of the building the Palast succeeded, the Hohenzollern royal palace, which was built in the eighteenth century and extensively damaged during World War II.
The Prime Minister said the people of Pakistan and the government were looking forward to welcome princess Maja von Hohenzollern when she would arrive the country at the invitation of President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari.
Mennonites living in West Prussia found themselves no longer under the Polish monarch's benevolent indifference but dealing instead with the more restricted and controlling policies of Prussian bureaucrats and Hohenzollern autocrats who sought to contain and exploit Mennonite growth and expansion.
There are many more feasts for the eyes in this glorious city, for example the Hohenzollern Bridge over the Rhine - a confirmation of Cologne's stance as 'The City of Waters'.
Born on October 25, 1921, a descendant of the German Hohenzollern dynasty, Michael reigned from 1927 to 1930, and again from 1940 to 1947 when he was banned from returning to his homeland for 45 years.
IN the past three years, since the tradition began, thousands of Germans have fixed padlocks to Cologne's Hohenzollern Bridge and tossed keys into the Rhine as a gesture of un-dying love.
The Prussian Hohenzollern kingdom and the Austrian Habsburg empire had emerged as chief rivals, while "the third Germany" of smaller states was trying to maintain the old balance of powers.
if someone claims that the Hohenzollern or Bourbon families have the "natural right" to rule everyone else, this kind of doctrine is easily refutable by simply pointing to the fact that there is here no uniform ethic for every person.
The split along confessional lines also laid the groundwork for the later development of the most powerful German states--Prussia and Austria--as the Prussian Hohenzollern line adopted Protestantism and the Hapsburgs remained Catholic.
20 Kempton Born in 1688, Frederick William I was from the German House of Hohenzollern.
He was a de facto elected emperor without the Hohenzollern baggage.
At the culmination of World War I in 1919, an effort was made to criminally try Kaiser Wilhelm of Hohenzollern for "a supreme offense against international morality and the sanctity of treaties" (3) under Article 227 of the Treaty of Versailles.
Prince Carlos von Hohenzollern is to join the Board of Directors to spearhead the funding efforts of the company.
Obnoxious as people named Hapsburg, Hohenzollern, Romanov, or Louis might have been, were people really better off with the Nazis, the Bolsheviks, or, earlier, the incorruptible Robespierre, or Napoleon?