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Reuss-Ebersdorf

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}} Reuss-Ebersdorf was a county and from 1806 a principality located in Germany. The Counts of Reuss-Ebersdorf belonged to the Reuss Junior Line. Reuss was successively a part of the Holy Roman Empire, Confederation of the Rhine, German Confederation, North German Confederation, German Empire and Weimar Republic before becoming a part of Thuringia in 1920.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Rulers of Reuss-Ebersdof 2
    • Counts of Reuss-Ebersdorf (1678–1806) 2.1
    • Princes of Reuss-Ebersdorf (1806–24) 2.2
    • Princes of Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf (1824–48) 2.3
  • References 3

History

Following the death of Count Heinrich X of Reuss-Lobenstein in 1671, Reuss-Lobenstein was ruled jointly by his three sons Heinrich III, Heinrich VIII and Heinrich X. In 1678 Reuss-Lobenstein was partitioned with Heinrich III remaining Count of Reuss-Lobenstein, Heinrich VIII becoming Count of Reuss-Hirschberg and Heinrich X becoming the Count of Reuss-Ebersdorf.

In 1806 the title of the ruler of Reuss-Ebersdorf was upgraded to that of Prince. In 1824, on the death of Prince Heinrich LIV of Reuss-Lobenstein, Count Heinrich LXXII of Reuss-Ebersdorf succeeded him and took the title Prince of Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf. Prince Heinrich LXXII remained prince of Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf until his abdication in 1848 in favour of the prince of Reuss-Schleiz.

Count Heinrich XXIV was the father of Countess Augusta Reuss-Ebersdorf, maternal grandmother of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

Rulers of Reuss-Ebersdof

Counts of Reuss-Ebersdorf (1678–1806)

Raised to principality, 1806

Princes of Reuss-Ebersdorf (1806–24)

Succeeded as Prince of Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf, 1824

Princes of Reuss-Lobenstein-Ebersdorf (1824–48)

To Reuss-Schleiz, 1848

References

  • Regnal chronology on HostKingdom.net
  • on Genealogy.eu

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