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 Ernst Johann von Biron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ernst Johann von Biron or Biren, (1690 - 28 December 1772), duke of Courland, was the grandson of a groom in the service of Jacob Kettler, Duke of Courland, who bestowed upon him a small estate, which Biren's father inherited and where Biren himself was born.
On the elevation of Anna to the Russian throne in 1730, Biren, who had in the meantime married a Fräulein von Treiden, came to Moscow and received many honours and riches.
At Anna's coronation (19 May 1730) he became grand-chamberlain, a count of the Empire, on which occasion he is said to have adopted the arms of the French ducal house of Biron, and was presented with an estate at Wenden with 50,000 crowns a year.
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Biron, Ernst Johann von Biron or Biren, Ernst Johann vonĕrnst yōhän´ fen bē´rôn, bē´ren, 1690-1772, duke of Courland (1737-43, 1763-69), favorite of Czarina Anna of Russia.
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 Biron, Ernst Johann von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
After Anna’s death (1740) he was made regent for her grandnephew Ivan VI.
Biron’s unscrupulousness had earned him general hatred, and shortly after he became regent a coup ousted and banished him (1741).
Czar Peter III later recalled him and Catherine II secured the restoration of his title, but Biron never regained his former influence.
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 Ivan VI of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the death of Anna (17 October of the Julian Calendar/28 October of the Gregorian Calendar, 1740) Ivan was proclaimed emperor, and on the following day Ernst Johann von Biron, duke of Courland, became regent.
On the fall of Biron (8 November), the regency passed to the baby tsar’s mother, though the capable vice-chancellor, Andrei Osterman conducted the government.
Thirteen months later a Coup d'état placed the tsarevna Elizabeth on the throne (December 6, 1741), and Ivan and his family were imprisoned in the fortress of Dunamunde (Ust-Dvinsk) (December 13, 1742) after a preliminary detention at Riga, from whence the new empress had at first decided to send them home to Brunswick.
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 Ernst Johann, Reichsgraf von Biron --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
In 1737 when the Kettler dynasty of Courland became extinct, Biron was elected Duke of Courland; in 1740 Anna named him regent for her infant heir Ivan VI, the son of her grandniece Anna Leopoldovna.
Biron was exiled to Pelym in Siberia, but in 1742 he was allowed to settle in Yaroslavl; in 1762 he was granted an amnesty and reinstated at the Russian court.
In 1763 Catherine II the Great (reigned 1762–96) used Russian troops to restore Biron to the ducal throne of Courland, which, during his exile, had been ruled by a ducal council and then by Charles of Saxony, the younger son of Augustus III of Poland.
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Ernst Johann von Biron or Biren, (1690 - 28 December 1772), duke of (additional info and facts about Courland) Courland, was the grandson of a groom in the service of
Jacob Kettler, Duke of Courland, who bestowed upon him a small estate, which Biren's father inherited and where Biren himself was born.
On the elevation of Anna to the Russian throne in 1740, Biren, who had in the meantime married a Fräulein von Treiden, came to (A city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation) Moscow and received many honours and riches.
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Led by the Grand Master Konrad von Mander, the crusading Livonian Order constructed the castle Mitau atop a native island fortification (Pilssala) in 1265-1266.
Using Mitau as a southern fortress, the German knights subdued the surrounding Livonians and Semigallians by 1290.
The penultimate duke of Courland, Ernst Johann von Biron, or Duke Biren, expanded the cultural aspects of Jelgava.
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When Anna Ivanovna, the wife of Ferdinand, became the Empress of Russia, her candidate, Ernst Biron became the duke of Courland.
However, Ernst Biron felt tired from all these political fights and turned the seat of duke to his son, Peter Biron, in 1769.
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Ernst Johann von Biron, Duke of Courland, favourite of Anna Ivanovna, Empress of Russia.
A Baltic nobleman, Ernst Johann von Biron rose to an all-powerful position under Anna, through whose influence he was elected Duke of Courland.
Emperor Peter III later recalled him and Catherine II secured the restoration of his title, but Biron never regained his former influence.
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Having a distrust of Russian nobles, she kept them from powerful positions, instead giving those to Baltic Germans.
Ernst Johann von Biron was her most favored and was able to influence her policies.
She allied with Charles VI, the Holy Roman Emperor at the time, and committed Russia during the War of Polish Succession[?] (1733-1735).
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Biron von Curlandia is younger son of Dynasty Avril de Buren Angevin de Schwaben Wittemberg 12 Oct 1854.
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At Anna's coronation (19 May 1740) he became grand-chamberlain, a count of the Empire, on which occasion he is said to have adopted the arms of the French ducal house of Biron[?], and was presented with an estate at Wenden[?] with 50,000 crowns a year.
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 Ivan VI of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On the death of Anna (October 17th) he was proclaimed emperor, and on the following day Ernst Johann von Biron, duke of Courland, was appointed regent.
On the fall of Biron (November 8th), the regency passed to the baby tsar’s mother, though the government was in the hands of the capable vice-chancellor, Andrei Osterman.
Thirteen months later a coup d’etat[?] placed the tsarevna Elizabeth on the throne (December 6, 1741), and Ivan and his family were imprisoned in the fortress of Dunamunde (Ust Dvinsk[?]) (December 13, 1742) after a preliminary detention at Riga, from whence the new empress had at first decided to send them home to Brunswick.
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She married Karl Peter Franz Andreas Alexander Biron von Curland, Prince Biron von Curland, son of Gustav Peter Johan Biron von Curland, Prince Biron von Curland and Francoise Lévisse de Montigny de Jaucourt, on 15 August 1938 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany, in a civil marriage.
She married Johannes Christoph Robert Baron von Twickel, son of Ludwig Baron von Twickel and Ann Barbara Throckmorton, on 3 May 1968 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in a civil marriage.
Johannes Christoph Robert and Benigna were remarried in a religious ceremony on 6 May 1968 in Munich, Bavaria.
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On the elevation of Anne to the Russian throne in 1740, Biren, who had in the meantime married a Frulein von Treiden, came to Moscow, and honors and riches were heaped upon him.
At the coronation (19th May) he was made grand-chamberlain, a count of the empire, on which occasion he is said to have adopted the arms of the French ducal house of Biron, and was presented with an estate at Wenden with 50,000 crowns a year.
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Ernst Johann von Biron or Biren, (1690 - 28 December 1772), duke of Courland, was the grandson of a groom in the service ofJacob Kettler, Duke of Courland, who bestowed upon him a small estate, which Birens father inherited and where Biren himself was born.
During his patron’s absence, Biren, a handsome, insinuating fellow, succeeded in supplanting him in the favour of Anna, and procuring the disgrace and banishment of Bestuzhev and his family.From henceforth to the end of her life Biren’s influence over the duchess was paramount.
At Annas coronation (19 May 1730) he becamegrand-chamberlain, a count of the Empire, on which occasion he is said to have adopted the arms of the French ducal house of Biron, and was presented with an estate at Wenden with 50,000 crowns a year.He soon made himself cordially detested by Russians of every class.
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Ernst Johann von Biron, Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biographies
Ernst Johann von Biron[ernst yOhAn´ fun bE´rOn, bE´run] Pronunciation Key, 1690–1772, duke of Courland (1737–43, 1763–69), favorite of Czarina Anna of Russia.
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 HISTORY OF THE PRINCES BIRON, SOVEREIGN DUKES OF COURLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The family of Biron, originally Biren Büren or Bühren, descends from Carol Büren, living in Klanzeen 13 Sep 1573 who was resident in Courland from 20 Jan 1630.
Peter Biron, Duke of Courland (b 15 Feb 1724; d 13 Jan 1800), abdicated in favor of Emperor Paul I of Russia, 28 Mar 1795, when the Duchy was incorporated into the Russian Empire.
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He is the son of Johannes Christoph Robert Baron von Twickel and Benigna Prinzessin Biron von Curland.
She married Ernst-Johann Biron von Curland, Prince Biron von Curland, son of Karl Peter Franz Andreas Alexander Biron von Curland, Prince Biron von Curland and Herzeleide-Ina-Marie Sophie Charlotte Else Prinzessin von Preußen, on 14 August 1967 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in a civil marriage.
She married Michael Karl August Wilhelm Prinz Biron von Curland, son of Karl Peter Franz Andreas Alexander Biron von Curland, Prince Biron von Curland and Herzeleide-Ina-Marie Sophie Charlotte Else Prinzessin von Preußen, on 1 July 1969 in a civil marriage.
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Veronika Biron von Curland, Princess Biron von Curland
She is the daughter of Michael Karl August Wilhelm Prinz Biron von Curland and Kristin von Oertzen.
She is the daughter of Ernst-Johann Biron von Curland, Prince Biron von Curland and Elisabeth Victoria Raimonda Gräfin zu Ysenburg-Büdingen in Philippseich.
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