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Grand Duke of Oldenburg

See Also: List of consorts of Oldenburg



This is a list of the counts, dukes, grand dukes, and prime ministers of Oldenburg.

Counts of Oldenburg

  • 1101–1108 Elimar I
  • 1108–1143 Elimar II
  • 1143–1168 Christian I the Quarrelsome
  • 1168–1211 Maurice I
  • 1209–1251 Otto I, joint rule with Christian II and later with John I
  • 1211–1233 Christian II
  • 1233–1272 John I
  • 1272–1278 Christian III
  • 1272–1301 Otto II, Count of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst
  • 1278–1305 John II
  • 1302–1323 Christian IV
  • 1305–1345 John III
  • 1331–1356 John IV
  • 1345–1368 Conrad I
  • 1368–1386 Conrad II
  • 1386–1420 Maurice II
  • 1368–1398 Christian V
  • 1398–1423 Christian VI
  • 1423–1440 Dietrich the Lucky
  • 1440–1448 Christian VII, in personal union as Christian I King of Denmark
  • 1448–1483 Gerhard VI "the Quarrelsome"
  • 1483–1498 Adolph, Count of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst
  • 1500–1526 John V
  • 1526–1529 John VI, joint rule with his brothers George, Christopher and Anthony I, forced to resign in 1529
  • 1526–1529 George, joint rule with his brothers John VI, Christopher and Anthony I, forced to resign in 1529
  • 1526–1566 Christopher, joint rule with his brothers John VI, George and Anthony I
  • 1526–1573 Anthony I, joint rule with his brothers John VI, George and Christopher
  • 1573–1603 John VII
  • 1573–1619 Anthony II, Count of Oldenburg-Delmenhorst
  • 1603–1667 Anthony Günther
  • 1667–1670 Frederick I, in personal union as Frederick III King of Denmark
  • 1670–1699 Christian VIII, in personal union as Christian V King of Denmark
  • 1699–1730 Frederick II, in personal union as Frederick IV King of Denmark
  • 1730–1746 Christian IX, in personal union as Christian VI King of Denmark
  • 1746–1766 Frederick III, in personal union as Frederick V King of Denmark
  • 1766–1773 Christian X, in personal union as Christian VII King of Denmark, ceded the county to the Holstein-Gottorp line
  • 1773 Paul I, ceded the county to his cousin of the Holstein-Gottorp line
  • 1773–1774 Frederick Augustus I (elevated to Duke in 1774), in personal union Prince-Bishop of Lübeck

Dukes of Oldenburg

| Frederick Augustus I
1774–6 July 1785 | | 20 September 1711
Gottorp, Schleswig
son of Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp and Albertina Frederica | Ulrike Friederike Wilhelmine of Hesse-Kassel
Kassel
21 November 1752
three children | 6 July 1785
Oldenburg
aged 73 |- | Peter Frederick William
1785–1810 | | 3 January 1754
Eutin
son of Frederick August I and Ulrike | Never married | 2 July 1823
Schloss Plön
aged 69 |}

To France in 1810–1813

| Peter Frederick William
1813–2 July 1823 | | 3 January 1754
Eutin
son of Frederick Augustus I and Ulrike | Never married | 2 July 1823
Schloss Plön
aged 69 |- | Peter I Frederick Louis
1823–21 May 1829 | | 17 January 1755
Rastede
nephew of Frederick Augustus I and cousin of William | Frederica of Württemberg
6 June 1781
two children | 21 May 1829
Oldenburg
aged 74 |}

Grand Dukes of Oldenburg

| Paul Frederick Augustus I
1829–27 February 1853 | | 13 July 1783
Rastede
son of Peter I and Friederike | Adelheid of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
24 July 1817
two children

Ida of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym
24 June 1825
one child

Cecilia of Sweden
5 May 1831
three children | 27 February 1853
Oldenburg
aged 69 |- | Nicholas Frederick Peter II
1853–13 June 1900 | | 8 July 1827
Oldenburg
son of Augustus I and Ida | Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg
10 February 1852
two children | 13 June 1900
Rastede
aged 72 |- | Frederick Augustus II [1]
1900–11 November 1918 | | 16 November 1852
Oldenburg
son of Peter II and Elisabeth | Elisabeth Anna of Prussia
18 February 1878
two children

Elisabeth of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
24 October 1896
5 children | 24 February 1931
Rastede
aged 78 |}

Full style

  • Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Heir in Norway, Duke of Schleswig, Holstein, Stormarn, Ditmarshes & Oldenburg, Prince of Lübeck and Birkenfeld, Lord of Jever and Kniphausen

Heads of the Grand Ducal Family of Oldenburg since 1918 (not ruling)

Prime Ministers of the Republic of Oldenburg

  • 1918–1919 Bernhard Kuhnt (USPD)
  • 1919–1923 Theodor Tantzen (DDP)
  • 1923–1930 Eugen von Finckh (no party)
  • 1930–1932 Friedrich Cassebohm
  • 1932–1933 Carl Röver (NSDAP)
  • 1933–1945 Georg Joel (NSDAP)
  • 1945–1946 Theodor Tantzen (FDP)
To Lower Saxony in 1946

References

External links

  • Regnal chronologies
  • The House of Oldenburg
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