Grand Duchies

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Poznań - History
... In 1138, by the testament of Bolesław III, Poland was divided into separate duchies under the late king's sons, and Poznań and its surroundings ... Duchies frequently changed hands control of Poznań, Gniezno and Kalisz sometimes lay with a single duke, but at other times these constituted separate duchies ... Poznań became the capital of the semi-autonomous Grand Duchy of Posen ...
1907 In Germany - Incumbents - State Level - Grand Duchies
... Grand Duke of Baden - Frederick I then Frederick II Grand Duke of Hesse - Ernest Louis Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin - Frederick Francis IV Grand Duke of ...
Principality Of Reuss Elder Line - Notable Figures
... Emperor Wilhelm II Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz - wife of Wilhelm Ernst, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach Upper Saxon Circle (1512–1806) of the Holy Roman Empire Electorates Brandenburg Saxony ...

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