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Falkenstein

Falkenstein or Falckenstein ("falcons's rock" in German) is the name of several places and castles in Central Europe as well as a surname:

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Falkenstein, Rhineland-Palatinate
... Falkenstein is a municipality in the Donnersbergkreis district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany ... The castle was the seat of the Counts of Falkenstein ... Breunigweiler Bubenheim Dannenfels Dielkirchen Dörrmoschel Dreisen Einselthum Eisenberg Falkenstein Finkenbach-Gersweiler Gauersheim Gaugrehweiler Gehrweiler Gerbach Göllheim Gonbach Gundersweiler Höringen ...
Counts Of Falkenstein (Bavaria) - Dominion
... The counts of Falkenstein had their oldest possessions in the upper Vils valley near Taufkirchen (Vils) and the valley of Inn in southern Bavaria ... Major domiciles of the counts of Falkenstein were Falkenstein über dem Inn, Neuburg bei Vagen, Altenburg, Herantstein in Upper Austria, Hartmannsberg near ...
Langen, Hesse - History
... died out in 1255, the place passed to the Lords of Falkenstein ... owners of Langen, the Archbishop of Trier, Werner von Falkenstein ... When the Lords of Falkenstein, too, saw their male line come to an end in 1418, the County of Isenburg inherited the lordship over Langen ...
Counts Of Falkenstein (Bavaria) - History
... The first count of Falkenstein mentioned in records was Reginolt de Valchensteine (1115), although both the Falkensteiner and Neuburger lineage seem to descend from ... The counts of Falkenstein rapidly extended their influence ... This marked the beginning of the forced decline of the dynasty of Falkenstein ...
Counts Of Falkenstein (Rhineland-Palatinate)
... The Grafen von Falkenstein was a dynasty of German nobility descending from the Ministeriales of Bolanden, who held land and a castle at Falkenstein in the Palatinate ... of the Imperial Regalia at Trifels Castle, was the founder of the Falkenstein line ... of Hagen-Münzenberg in the Wetterau, and took his residence at Falkenstein Castle ...