Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel

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Capital Brunswick (since 1753)
Language(s) German
Religion Protestant (Lutheran)
Population 150000 inhabitants
Government Principality called Duchy (subprincipality of the "Duchy of Brunswick and Lüneburg")
Dependencies ???
Rulers The rulers of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel were as follows (new "House Brunswick", since 1735 "House Braunschweig-Bevern"):
  • 1635 August der Jüngere zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1579-1666)
  • 1666 Rudolf August (1627-1704)
  • 1685 Anton Ulrich (1633-1714)
  • 1714 August Wilhelm (1662-1731)
  • 1731 Ludwig Rudolph (1671–1735)
  • 1735 Ferdinand Albrecht II. (1680-1735)
  • 1735 Karl I. (1713-1780)
  • 1780-1806 Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand (1735-1806)
Army see the article Brunswick Army
Navy none

References

Knopp, Werner: Im Schatten des großen Bruders: Braunschweig und Preußen in friderizianischer Zeit; in: Braunschweiger Museumsvorträge 1; Braunschweig 1986.

Havemann, Wilhelm: Geschichte der Lande Braunschweig und Lüneburg. 3 Volumes. Reprint. Hirschheydt, Hannover 1974/75, ISBN 3-7777-0843-7 (Original:) Verlag der Dietrich'schen Buchhandlung, Göttingen 1853-1857, online Google Books)

Dehesselles, Thomas: Policey, Handel und Kredit im Herzogtum Braunschweig-wolfenbüttel in der frühen Neuzeit; edited by Vittorio Klostermann, 1999; ISBN 3465027787