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Fürst
FüRST (German pronunciation: ( listen ), female form FüRSTIN, plural FüRSTEN; from Old High German
Old High German
furisto, "the first", a translation of the Latin
Latin
princeps ) is a German word for a ruler and is also a princely title. Fürsten were, since the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
, members of the highest nobility who ruled over states of the Holy Roman Empire and later its former territories, below the ruling Kaiser (emperor ) or König (king ). A Prince
Prince
of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
was the reigning sovereign ruler of an Imperial State that held imperial immediacy in the boundaries of the Holy Roman Empire
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Kaiser
KAISER is the German word for "emperor ". Like the Bulgarian , Serbian and Russian Tsar
Tsar
it is directly derived from the Roman emperors' title of Caesar , which in turn is derived from the personal name of a branch of the gens (clan) Julia , to which Gaius Julius Caesar , the forebear of the first imperial family, belonged. Although the British monarchs styled " Emperor
Emperor
of India " were also called " Kaisar-i-Hind " in Hindi
Hindi
and Urdu
Urdu
, this word, although ultimately sharing the same Latin origin, is derived from the Greek : Καῖσαρ (kaisar), not the German Kaiser. In English, the term 'THE KAISER\' is usually reserved for the emperors of the German Empire
German Empire
and the emperors of the Austrian Empire
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Reign
A REIGN is the period of a person's or dynasty 's occupation of the office of monarch of a nation (e.g., Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
, Belgium , Andorra ), of a people (e.g., the Franks , the Zulus ) or of a spiritual community (e.g., Roman Catholicism , Tibetan Buddhism , Nizari Ismailism ). In most hereditary monarchies and some elective monarchies (e.g., Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
) there have been no limits on the duration of a sovereign's reign or incumbency , nor is there a term of office . Thus, a reign usually lasts until the monarch dies, unless the monarchy itself is abolished or the monarch abdicates or is deposed. In elective monarchies , there may be a fixed period of time for the duration of the monarch's tenure in office (e.g., Malaysia )
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Imperial State
An IMPERIAL STATE or IMPERIAL ESTATE (Latin : Status Imperii; German : Reichsstand, plural: Reichsstände) was a part of the Holy Roman Empire
Empire
with representation and the right to vote in the Imperial Diet (Reichstag). Rulers of these Estates were able to exercise significant rights and privileges and were "immediate ", meaning that the only authority above them was the Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor
. They were thus able to rule their territories with a considerable degree of autonomy . The system of imperial states replaces the more regular division of Germany into stem duchies in the early medieval period
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Holy Roman Empire
The HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE ( Latin
Latin
: Sacrum Imperium Romanum; German : Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Central Europe
Central Europe
that developed during the Early Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and continued until its dissolution in 1806. The largest territory of the empire after 962 was the Kingdom of Germany , though it also came to include the Kingdom of Bohemia
Kingdom of Bohemia
, the Kingdom of Burgundy , the Kingdom of Italy , and numerous other territories. On 25 December 800, Pope Leo III crowned the Frankish king Charlemagne
Charlemagne
as Emperor , reviving the title in Western Europe
Western Europe
, more than three centuries after the fall of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire

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Middle Ages
In the history of Europe , the MIDDLE AGES (or MEDIEVAL PERIOD) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire
and merged into the Renaissance
Renaissance
and the Age of Discovery . The Middle Ages
Middle Ages
is the middle period of the three traditional divisions of Western history: classical antiquity , the medieval period, and the modern period . The medieval period is itself subdivided into the Early , High , and Late Middle Ages
Late Middle Ages
. Population decline , counterurbanisation , invasion, and movement of peoples, which had begun in Late Antiquity , continued in the Early Middle Ages
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Latin
LATIN (Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
. The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet
Phoenician alphabet
. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium
Latium
, in the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
. Through the power of the Roman Republic
Roman Republic
, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages
Romance languages
, such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian
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Princeps
PRINCEPS (plural: principes) is a Latin
Latin
word meaning "first in time or order; the first, foremost, chief, the most eminent, distinguished, or noble; the first man, first person." This article is devoted to a number of specific historical meanings the word took, in approximate historical order
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German Language
No official regulation ( German orthography regulated by the Council for German Orthography )
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Imperial Immediacy
IMPERIAL IMMEDIACY (German : Reichsfreiheit or Reichsunmittelbarkeit) was a privileged constitutional and political status rooted in German feudal law under which the Imperial estates of the Holy Roman Empire such as Imperial cities , prince-bishoprics and secular principalities, and individuals such as the Imperial knights , were declared free from the authority of any local lord and placed under the direct ("immediate") authority of the Emperor, and later of the institutions of the Empire such as the Diet (Reichstag), the Imperial Chamber of Justice and the Aulic Council . The granting of immediacy began in the Early Middle Ages, and for the immediate bishops, abbots and cities, then the main beneficiaries of that status, immediacy could be exacting and often meant being subjected to the fiscal, military and hospitality demands of their overlord, the Emperor
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Romance Languages
Pontic Steppe * Domestication of the horse * Kurgan * Kurgan culture * Steppe cultures * Bug-Dniester * Sredny Stog * Dnieper-Donets * Samara * Khvalynsk * Yamna * Mikhaylovka culture Caucasus * Maykop East-Asia * Afanasevo Eastern Europe * Usatovo * Cernavodă * Cucuteni Northern Europe* Corded ware * Bad
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House Of Schwarzburg
The HOUSE OF SCHWARZBURG is one of the oldest noble families of Thuringia
Thuringia
. Upon the death of Prince Friedrich Günther in 1971, a claim to the headship of the house passed under Semi-Salic primogeniture to his elder sister, Princess Marie Antoinette of Schwarzburg who married Friedrich Magnus V, Count of Solms-Wildenfels . Reigning over the County of Schwarzburg and founded by Sizzo I of Schwarzburg (died 1160), the family split in the 16th century into the lines of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt , with the Sondershausen dying out in 1909
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Late Middle Ages
The LATE MIDDLE AGES or LATE MEDIEVAL PERIOD were the period of European history generally comprising the 14th and 15th centuries (c. 1301–1500). The Late Middle Ages
Middle Ages
followed the High Middle Ages and preceded the onset of the early modern era (and, in much of Europe, the Renaissance
Renaissance
). Around 1300, centuries of prosperity and growth in Europe
Europe
came to a halt. A series of famines and plagues, including the Great Famine
Famine
of 1315–1317 and the Black Death
Black Death
, reduced the population to around half of what it was before the calamities. Along with depopulation came social unrest and endemic warfare
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Holy Roman Emperor
The HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (historically Romanorum Imperator " Emperor
Emperor
of the Romans") was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
. The title was almost without interruption held in conjunction with the rule of the Kingdom of Germany . From an autocracy in Carolingian times the title evolved into an elected monarchy chosen by the prince-electors . The Holy Roman Emperor
Emperor
was widely perceived to rule by divine right by Roman Catholic rulers in Europe
Europe
, and he often contradicted or rivaled the Pope
Pope
, most notably during the Investiture controversy . In theory, the Holy Roman Emperor
Emperor
was primus inter pares (first among equals) among other Catholic monarchs
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Knyaz
KNYAZ or KNEZ is a historical Slavic title, used both as a royal and noble title, usually translated into English either as Prince
Prince
or less commonly as Duke
Duke
, and in Latin
Latin
sources as comes or princeps , but the word was originally derived from the Proto-Germanic
Proto-Germanic
kuningaz (king). The female form transliterated from Bulgarian and Russian is knyaginya (княгиня), kniahynia (княгиня) in Ukrainian , kneginja in Slovene , Croatian and Serbian (Serbian Cyrillic : кнегиња). In Russian, the daughter of a knyaz is knyazhna (княжна), in Ukrainian is kniazivna (князівна). In Russian, the son of a knyaz is knyazhich (княжич) (old form). The title is pronounced and written similarly in different European languages
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Slavic Languages
The SLAVIC LANGUAGES (also called SLAVONIC LANGUAGES) are the Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
native to the Slavic peoples , originally from Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
. They are thought to descend from a proto-language called Proto-Slavic spoken during the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
, which in turn is thought to have descended from the earlier Proto-Balto-Slavic language , linking the Slavic languages
Slavic languages
to the Baltic languages
Baltic languages
in a Balto-Slavic group within the Indo-European family. The Slavic languages
Slavic languages
are divided intro three subgroups: East , West , and South , which together constitute more than twenty languages
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