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 Schleswig-Holstein - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig in the north is divided from Holstein in the south by the River Eider.
Holstein was originally an independent duchy, while the Margravate of Schleswig was annexed by Henry I, King of the Germans, in the 10th century.
In 1849 Denmark, aided by Britain, France, and Russia, renewed the war, and Schleswig-Holstein's army, commanded by the Prussian general, Barin, defeated the Danes at Kolding, but was repulsed at Fredericia, and Prussia eventually abandoned the two duchies. /Schleswig-Holstein   (895 words)

The oysters from the beds on the west coast of Schleswig are widely known under the misnomer of Holstein natives.
The great bulk of the Holsteiners and a large proportion of the Schleswigers are of genuine German stock, but of the 148,000 inhabitants in the north part of Schleswig 139,000 are Danish-speaking.
Schleswig is the official capital of the province, but Altona and Kiel are the largest towns, the latter being the chief naval station of Germany. /S/SC/SCHLESWIG_HOLSTEIN.htm   (1202 words)

 Propaganda Postcards of the Great War (World War 1) - Schleswig
Provisions in the Treaty of Prague (August 1866) provided That Schleswig and Holstein were ceded outright tp Prussia, and all Austrian troops and civil administrators evacuated the provinces.
The province, along with its neighbor to the south, the Duchy of Holstein, were under Danish administration from the 1815 Treaty of Paris (with settled post-Napoleon European borders) until Denmark's defeat by Germany and Austria in the Danish War of 1864.
Schleswig, a province of mixed ethnic German and Danish population had been an integral part of Prussia, the German Empire's dominant state for 48 years. /schleswig.html   (610 words)

On the death in 1459 of Adolf VII, son of Gerhard VI, the line of the counts of Schauenburg became extinct, and the estates of Schleswig and of Holstein elected in 1460 as duke and count the Danish King Christian of the Oldenburg dynasty, who was the sob of Adolf's sister.
All connexion with Holstein was set aside, a custom-house was erected on the Eider, Danish preachers, teachers, and troops were sent into Schleswig, while the German soldiers and officers were brought into Danish garrisons, and lastly Danish was made the language of the Church and schools.
Waldemar V was elected King of Denmark and in return gave the Duchy of Schleswig to his uncle, the Count of Holstein. /cathen/13542a.htm   (2852 words)

 History of Schleswig Holstein
In 1260, Mechtild, the widow of Duke Abel of Schleswig, mortgages her possessions between the Eider river and the Sliefjord in favour of her brothers the counts Gerhard I and Johann I. Other areas, such as the City of Eckernförde and the Danish Wold, are mortgaged in favour of the Holsteiners.
In 974 a conflict arises between the Franks and the Danes; the latter are defeated at the Danevirke, a series of ramparts begun in 737 between the Hollingstedt on the Treene river in the west and the head of the Sliefjord near Haithabu and the present-day Schleswig in the east.
Count Gerhard III of Rendsburg is acting on behalf of his minor nephew, Duke Valdemar V of Schleswig (the son of Duke Abel of Schleswig). /history/e/history.htm   (3942 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Schleswig was placed under Prussian administration and Holstein under Austrian administration, while the duchy of Lauenburg (also lost by Denmark in 1864) went to Prussia in return for a money payment to Austria.
The Austro-Prussian War of 1866 ended with a swift (7 weeks) Prussian victory; Schleswig, Holstein, and Lauenburg were annexed to Prussia and became the province of Schleswig-Holstein.
Schleswig-Holstein is drained by the Eider River, which forms the historic border between the former duchies of Schleswig (in the north) and Holstein (in the south). /65/sc/SchleswgH.html   (1002 words)

 S.M.S. Schleswig-Holstein
At 20:30 hours on 31 May 1916 at the battle of Jutland, the British dreadnought HMCS New Zealand scored a direct hit on the SMS Schleswig-Holstein with a 12 inch shell.
The Schleswig-Holstein suffered minor damage from this hit.
She fought as part of IV Geschwader at the battle of Jutland (Skagerak) on 31 May to 01 June 1916. /pommern/karten/schleswig.htm   (1002 words)

 Rootdigger - Emigrants Database - Genealogy in Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig and Holstein were afflicted by heavy looting, and also by diseases the passing troops were the carriers of, especially the bubonic plague once again.
The Danish King granted the Duchy Holstein the right of a constitution of it's own, and, under strong patriotic and nationalist influence, decided that the Duchy Schleswig should have a constitution that was valid for the whole Danish Kingdom, with Schleswig part of it.
It took a long time until Schleswig and Holstein had recovered from that cruel war. /HistoryMain.htm   (1377 words)

 Truce Flags 1849-1852 (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
During the war 1848-1851, vessels from Schleswig and Holstein were allowed to put their respective arms in the canton of the Dannebrog.
When Prussia and Denmark went to a peace treaty on 2 July 1850, Schleswig was administratively separated from Holstein (to which the Duchy of Lauenburg was in the meanwhile united).
In the 10 July 1849 armistice it was stated that Schleswig would have had a different constitution than Holstein. /Flags/de-sh849.html   (577 words)

 Short History of Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig and Holstein were both small duchies in the Baltic region of Germany (see map).
Holstein refused to swear allegiance to King Christian and asked the Diet to recognize Duke Frederick and applied for admission into the Confederation for both Schleswig and Holstein.14 The German princes gave their support immediately, but Berlin waited for Otto von Bismark, the minister-president of Prussia, to move.15
The legitimate reason Bismark found for his move to support Holstein was the November constitution that broke the promises which Denmark made to Schleswig-Holstein in 1851-5216. /bothmann/shthist.html   (1657 words)

The nobility in Schleswig and Holstein however elected the Danish king Christian I as duke and count after he promised that Schleswig and Holstein would for all eternity be undivided and united.
But Schleswig and Holstein were divided again 1544 in the same manner as in 1490.
The conflict over the two duchies Schleswig and Holstein is a central part of Denmark’s history. /o/orma1967/Kartor/Danmark/schleswig-holstein.htm   (669 words)

 Civil Flag and Ensign c.1843-1845 (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Schleswig is two blue lions on gold, while Holstein is a white nettle leaf on red.
The blue-white-red tricolour of Schleswig-Holstein dates from 1844, when it was introduced at the song festival in the city of Schleswig in June that year.
In 1948, blue, white, and red was adopted as the colours of Schleswig-Holstein in the Federal Republic of Germany, but only in 1957 was a law on the flag adopted. /flags/de-sh843.html   (744 words)

 RAF Schleswig Schleswig Germany Schleswig Jagel RAF Schleswig Land
At the end of the war, the airfield at Jagel near Schleswig became home ground for a squadron of RAF Hawker Typhoon fighter-bombers, who moved to the airfield on 4th may 1945.
The meaning of the name Schleswig is 'village by the Schlei'.
Thus the name Schleswig can be translated as "Village by the Bay". /schleswig   (267 words)

 Deutsche Wappen - German Civic Heraldry-Bundesland/State SCHLESWIG -HOLSTEIN
From 1386-1495 the coounts of Holstein were the vassals of the Danish King in Schleswig.
The arms of Schleswig are the three lions, which are derived from the Danish national arms.
Ever since the lions have been the symbol of Schleswig and appear as such in the arms of the Danish Kings, as one of their territories. /int/dld/schleswh.htm   (399 words)

 Danish Minority in South Schleswig (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
The arms of Schleswig (in Danish Slesvig), blazoned Or two Lions passant Azure, is present in the greater state arms of Denmark [see Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website] as well as in the arms of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Proper representation and full cultural autonomy is guaranteed by the constitutions of Schleswig-Holstein and of the Federal Republic of Germany.
South Schleswig (Danish Sydslesvig) is part of the Euro-Region Sønderjylland/Schleswig and is home to a Danish minority (50,000 Danes and 8,000 Frisians). /Flags/de-sh}dk.html   (457 words)

The underlying issues were complex: the kingdom of Denmark and the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein were component parts of the Danish Monarchy and were united in the person of the king/duke.
Schleswig was a Danish fief, Holstein a member of the German Confederation.
Schleswig had a strong Danish element in the north, Holstein was German. /~Chastain/rz/sleswig.htm   (400 words)

We spent Easter Monday again heading north to explore more of our state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Schleswig is also home to a schloss (palace) and the Dom St. Petri.
First on our itinerary was the town of Schleswig, whose history traces back to the days of the Vikings. /Germany/Schleswig.htm   (110 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein - Simple English Wikipedia
There are many lakes, especially in the eastern part of Holstein called the Holsteinische Schweiz ("Switzerland of Holstein").
This page was last changed at 03:10, 8 February 2006. /wiki/Schleswig-Holstein   (129 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1864 Prussia and Austria occupied the Danish provinces of Schleswig and Holstein; after Bismarck maneuvered Austria into the Seven Weeks' War in 1866, Prussia annexed...
Schleswig became a Danish duchy in the 12th century and remained a fief associated with Denmark until it was...
Holstein was created as a county of the Holy Roman Empire in 1111. /eb/article-9066155   (735 words)

 Genealogy in Schleswig Holstein, Germany
The inhabitants of the duchy of Schleswig on the 13.February of the year 1803 = This database is built by the transcriptions of the census 1803 of the southern part of the duchy of Schleswig, and corrected and replaced by the informations of the church books (see the note).
Ancestors of Heinrich Johannes Stühr in the church parishes of Schleswig, Tolk, Sterup, Satrup, Norder-Brarup, Süder-Brarup and Havetoft.
Ancestors from the Isle of Fehmarn and the area south of Oldenburg (in Holstein)   (1077 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein, Norther Schleswig Paper Money Index, 1920-27 Issues
Thus, the Schleswigers in the 19th century, were split in a camp with a
Holstein to Prussia and Austria (both came in 1866 to Prussia, and were
The allocation of Holstein to Germany was never questioned by the Danes, /pm/sch   (272 words)

 Schleswig-Holstein: District Schleswig-Flensburg
In front of the town Schleswig, near the village Idstedt, the armys of the Germans and Dans crossed swords in the 19.
The landscape Angeln on the one side and the town Schleswig on the other side, are rather different parts of this district.
Driving through idylic and picturesque medows and fields framed by "Knicks", one arrives in the town Schleswig at the "Schlei". /reg/SCN/Schlesflens/kreis-e.html   (465 words)

 History of DENMARK
Historically Holstein has been within the German empire and Schleswig outside it, but both duchies have been attached to the Danish crown since 1460.
Unrest in Schleswig-Holstein, partly inspired by the July revolution of 1830 in France, prompts Frederick to introduce elements of constitutional reform in 1834.
The region of Schleswig-Holstein, at the interface between German and Danish-speaking regions but with no clear geographical boundaries, is a natural place for conflict in an era of growing nationalism. /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?groupid=561&HistoryID=aa59   (725 words)

ourist attractions in Schleswig-Holstein include the Wattenmeer National Park on Sylt Island, the Hanseatic town of Lübeck with its Holstein gate built in the thirteenth century, the beaches on Eiderstedt Peninsula and the harbor at Travemünde. /Schleshol.htm   (109 words)

 History of Schleswig Holstein
Schleswig and Holstein yet again have two rulers.
It also contains the statement regarding Schleswig and Holstein "dat se bliven ewich tosamende ungedelt", namely, that the two provinces are to remain forever undivided, that they are never to be separated.
Political negotiations lead to an attempted peace treaty on July 2, 1850, however, Prussia refuses to sign it and the Schleswig Holstein government is unwilling to support some of the treatys terms and conditions; war resumes. /history/e/history.htm   (109 words)

 Battle of Jutland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
SMS Seydlitz was heavily damaged in the battle, hit by twenty-one heavy shells and one torpedo.
Regarding ships that could fight again at the end of that day, the British had twenty-four dreadnoughts and battlecruisers ready to fight while the Germans had only ten, so the British still had command of the sea.
Several other ships were badly damaged, such as HMS Lion and SMS Seydlitz. /wiki/Battle_of_Jutland   (109 words)

 Genealogy in Schleswig Holstein
Prior to 1870 there were about 347 church parishes in Schleswig Holstein (within today's borders).
They came from all over the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein.
Here you find notes about the legal basis for genealogical research in Schleswig Holstein (applicable as well in other German states) /gen/e   (658 words)

 Germany Today - Germany after 1945 - travel and tourist information, flight reservations, travel bargains, hotels, resorts, car hire
An ancient deed says that the region's two parts, Schleswig and Holstein, should remain 'forever undivided'.
Consequently, they have long been linked as Schleswig-Holstein - unlike those regions which were 'hyphenated' by the occupying powers after 1945.
Other towns worth visiting are Molln and the cathedral town of Schleswig, famous for its late Gothic Bordesholm altar created by Hans Bruggemann between 1514 and 1521, a masterpiece of woodcarving. /germany/gernorth.html   (2077 words)

 Nic van Holstein: the Holstein Question
"Palmerston once said that only three men in Europe had ever understood the Schleswig-Holstein question, and of these the Prince Consort was dead, a Danish statesman [unnamed] was in an asylum, and he himself had forgotten it." (R W Seton-Watson, "Britain in Europe" [chapter 11] 1937.)
That date of 1864 is the date of the loss to Denmark of the crown dutchies Slesvig and Holstein.
Curiously, the answer was in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, despite not being in my own copy of the full dictionary! /hquest.htm   (2077 words)

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