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Ernest II, Duke Of Saxe-Coburg And Gotha
German: Ernst August Karl Johann Leopold Alexander Eduard English: Ernest Augustus Charles John Leopold Alexander EdwardHouse Saxe- Coburg
Coburg
and GothaFather Ernest I, Duke of Saxe- Coburg
Coburg
and GothaMother Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-AltenburgReligion LutheranismErnest II (German: Ernst August Karl Johann Leopold Alexander Eduard; 21 June 1818 – 22 August 1893) was the sovereign duke of the Duchy of Saxe- Coburg
Coburg
and Gotha, reigning from 1844 to his death. Ernest was born in Coburg
Coburg
as the elder child of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and his wife, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Fourteen months later, his younger brother, Prince Albert, was born, who became consort of Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
of the United Kingdom
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Isabella II Of Spain
Isabella II (Spanish: Isabel; 10 October 1830 – 9 April 1904) was Queen of Spain
Spain
from 1833 until 1868. She came to the throne as an infant, but her succession was disputed by the Carlists, whose refusal to recognize a female sovereign led to the Carlist
Carlist
Wars. After a troubled reign, she was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1868, and formally abdicated in 1870. Her son Alfonso XII
Alfonso XII
became king in 1874.Contents1 Birth and regency 2 Marriage 3 Reign as an adult 4 Exile and abdication 5 Titles, styles and honours5.1 Titles 5.2 Styles 5.3 Honours5.3.1 National honours 5.3.2 Foreign honours6 Honorific eponyms 7 Ancestry 8 Film portrayal 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksBirth and regency[edit]Isabella II as a child
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Lithograph
Lithography
Lithography
(from Ancient Greek λίθος, lithos, meaning 'stone', and γράφειν, graphein, meaning 'to write') is a method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and water.[1] The printing is from a stone (lithographic limestone) or a metal plate with a smooth surface. It was invented in 1796 by German author and actor Alois Senefelder
Alois Senefelder
as a cheap method of publishing theatrical works.[2][3] Lithography
Lithography
can be used to print text or artwork onto paper or other suitable material.[4] Lithography
Lithography
originally used an image drawn with oil, fat, or wax onto the surface of a smooth, level lithographic limestone plate. The stone was treated with a mixture of acid and gum arabic, etching the portions of the stone that were not protected by the grease-based image
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Unification Of Germany
The unification of Germany
Germany
into a politically and administratively integrated nation state officially occurred on 18 January 1871, in the Hall of Mirrors
Hall of Mirrors
at the Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles
in France. Princes of the German states, excluding Austria, gathered there to proclaim Wilhelm I of Prussia
Prussia
as German Emperor after the French capitulation in the Franco-Prussian War
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Charlotte Zeepvat
Charlotte M. Zeepvat is an author and historian of European royal history. She has written five books published by Sutton Publishing, including biographies of Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
and the Romanov
Romanov
Imperial Family. An avid collector of original historical photographs, Zeepvat has also produced two collections of royal photographs, one about Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
and the other about the Romanovs. Zeepvat was the primary contributor to the monthly journal Royalty Digest from 1991 to 2005, and contributes to its successor Royalty Digest Quarterly
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Queen Victoria
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. On 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India. Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III. Both the Duke of Kent and King George III
King George III
died in 1820, and Victoria was raised under close supervision by her German-born mother, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She inherited the throne at the age of 18, after her father's three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate children. The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
was already an established constitutional monarchy, in which the sovereign held relatively little direct political power
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Frederick IV, Duke Of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Frederick IV, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
(Gotha, 28 November 1774 – Gotha, 11 February 1825), was the last duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. He was the third but second surviving son of Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
and Charlotte de Saxe-Meiningen. After the death of his older brother August without sons (1822), Frederick (the only surviving male of the house) inherited the duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Frederick fought - after military training - in the Napoleonic campaigns and was heavily wounded. As a consequence of these injuries, he was constantly ill until his death. Because of his illness, he traveled for a long time seeking a cure
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Richard Hough
Richard Alexander Hough (pronounced how; 15 May 1922 – 7 October 1999)[1] was a British author and historian specializing in maritime history.[2]Contents1 Personal life 2 Literary career 3 Bibliography as Richard Hough 4 Bibliography as Bruce Carter 5 References 6 External linksPersonal life[edit] Hough married the author Charlotte Woodyatt, who he had met when they were pupils at Frensham Heights School, and they had five children including the author Deborah Moggach,[3] the children's author Sarah Garland, and Alexandra Hough, author of the textbook, Hough’s Cardio Respiratory Care. Literary career[edit] Hough won the Daily Express Best Book of the Sea Award in 1972. After leaving school, he joined the [Royal Air Force]] at the beginning of World War II
World War II
and received his initial flight training at an airfield not far from Hollywood
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Countess Augusta Reuss Of Ebersdorf
Ebersdorf may refer to the following places: Ebersdorf bei Coburg, in the district of Coburg, Bavaria, Germany Ebersdorf, Lower Saxony, in the district of Rotenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany Ebersdorf, Saalburg-Ebersdorf, a village in the town of Saalburg-Ebersdorf, Thuringia, Germany Ebersdorf, Austria, in the district of Hartberg, Styria, AustriaSee also[edit]Kaiserebersdorf (de), a former municipality, since 1982 a district of Vienna, AustriaKaiserebersdorf Castle (de), which has served at various times as a fortress, a Hapsburg hunting lodge, and a prisonThis disambiguation page lists articles about dist
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Alexander Von Hanstein, Count Of Pölzig And Beiersdorf
Maximilian Elisäus Alexander von Hanstein, Count of Pölzig
Pölzig
and Beiersdorf (9 June 1804, Burghaig, Kulmbach
Kulmbach
– 18 April 1884, Schmölln) was a Thuringian count. He was the stepfather of Prince Albert and grandfather of Hans Poelzig. Life[edit] Alexander von Hanstein came from the Thüringer noble family of Hanstein Castle
Hanstein Castle
and was the son of Baron Friedrich von Hanstein and his wife Anna Maria. In 1824, Alexander was equerry (Stallmeister) for Ernest III, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. The duke's marriage was rocky. His wife, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
had an affair with von Hanstein, and Louise was exiled from the dukedom in autumn 1824
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Princess Antoinette Of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Saxe-Coburg- Saalfeld
Saalfeld
(German: Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld) was one of the Saxon Duchies held by the Ernestine line of the Wettin Dynasty. Established in 1699, the Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield line lasted until the reshuffle of the Ernestine territories that occurred following the extinction of the Saxe-Gotha
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Windsor Castle
First Barons' War, English Civil WarScheduled monumentOfficial name Windsor CastleReference no. 1006996[1]Listed Building – Grade IOfficial name Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
Including All The Buildings Within The WallsDesignated 2 October 1975Reference no. 1117776[2]National Register of Historic Parks and GardensOfficial name Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
and Home ParkDesignated 31 August 1999Reference no. 1001434[3]Part of Royal Estate, Windsor Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle
is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family
British royal family
and for its architecture. The original castle was built in the 11th century after the Norman invasion of England
Norman invasion of England
by William the Conqueror
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Liberalism In Germany
This article aims to give an historical outline of liberalism in Germany. The liberal parties dealt with in the timeline below are, largely, those which received sufficient support at one time or another to have been represented in parliament. Not all parties so included, however, necessarily labeled themselves "liberal"
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English Language
English is a West Germanic language
West Germanic language
that was first spoken in early medieval England
England
and is now a global lingua franca.[4][5] Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to England, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, but its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse (a North Germanic
North Germanic
language), as well as by Latin
Latin
and Romance languages, especially French.[6] English has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. The earliest forms of English, a set of Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the 5th century, are called Old English
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University Of Bonn
The University of Bonn
Bonn
(German: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) is a public research university located in Bonn, Germany. It was founded in its present form as the Rhein University on 18 October 1818 by Frederick William III, as the linear successor of the Kurkölnische Akademie Bonn
Bonn
(English: Academy of the Prince-elector
Prince-elector
of Cologne) which was founded in 1777. The University of Bonn
Bonn
offers a large number of undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of subjects and has 544 professors and 32,500 students
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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