House of Waldstein

House of Waldstein

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The House of Waldstein is a Bohemian noble family. It acquired large properties in Bohemia and Moravia and produced many statesmen and civil servants. In 1628 the family was one of the first among the Bohemian nobility to be promoted to graf status, then to Reichsgraf two years later. After uniting with the line of the lords of Wartenberg, the family title today is "Reichsgrafen von Waldstein, Herren von Wartenberg." Its most famous members include Albrecht von Wallenstein, who was both duke of Friedland and Mecklenburg and F rst of Sagan, and Count Ferdinand Ernst Gabriel von Waldstein, the patron of Beethoven. Vald tejn Castle was the main family property. Notable family members: Albrecht von Wallenstein was Duke of Friedland, Mecklenburg and F rst of Sagan; Johann was supreme Landrichter in Bohemia from 1554 to 1570. He was a follower of the utraquistist faithshow more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135702467
  • 9786135702460