Württemberg is a historical German territory. Together with
Hohenzollern, two other historical territories, it now forms the
Federal State of Baden-Württemberg.
Württemberg was formerly also
spelled Würtemberg and Wirtemberg.
Originally part of the old Duchy of Swabia, its history can be
summarized in the following periods:
County of Württemberg
County of Württemberg (1083–1495)
Duchy of Württemberg
Duchy of Württemberg (1495–1803)
Electorate of Württemberg
Electorate of Württemberg (1803–1806)
Kingdom of Württemberg
Kingdom of Württemberg (1806–1918)
Free People's State of Württemberg
Free People's State of Württemberg (1918–1945)
After World War II, it was split into Württemberg-
Württemberg-Hohenzollern. Finally, in 1952, it was integrated into
Baden-Württemberg. Stuttgart, the historical capital city of
Württemberg, became the capital of the present state.
History of Württemberg
Coat of arms of Württemberg
List of states in the Holy Roman Empire
Province of Hohenzollern
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