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House Of Oldenburg
The HOUSE OF OLDENBURG is a European royal house of North German origin. It is one of Europe's most influential royal houses with branches that rule or have ruled in Denmark, Iceland, Greece, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Schleswig , Holstein , and Oldenburg . The current Queen of Denmark, the King of Norway
Norway
and the former King of Greece, as well as the consorts of Greece and the United Kingdom and the first seventeen names in the line of succession to the British throne , all belong to this house. It rose to prominence when Count Christian I of Oldenburg was elected King of Denmark in 1448, of Norway
Norway
in 1450 and of Sweden in 1457. The house has occupied the Danish throne ever since
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Second Schleswig War
Austro-Prussian victory * Treaty of Vienna (1864) Territorial changes Denmark
Denmark
surrenders control over Schleswig
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German Revolution Of 1918–19
WEIMAR REPUBLIC VICTORY: * Abdication of Emperor Wilhelm II * Monarchy of Germany and its 22 constituent monarchies abolished * Suppression of leftist uprisings, including Spartacist uprising * End of the First World War
First World War
* Establishment of Weimar Republic BELLIGERENTS GERMAN EMPIRE (1918) * Imperi
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February Revolution
Revolutionary victory * Abdication
Abdication
of Tsar Nicholas II
Nicholas II
, creation of the
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King Of Iceland
The MONARCHY OF ICELAND (Icelandic : Konungsríki Íslands; Danish : Kongeriget Island), was the system of government in which an hereditary monarch was the sovereign of the Kingdom of Iceland
Kingdom of Iceland
from 1918 to 1944. Under a personal union , due to the Act of Union , the monarch was simultaneously monarch of Denmark . The Parliament of Iceland
Iceland
asked that Denmark represent Iceland
Iceland
internationally, and day-to-day matters were delegated to a Danish plenipotentiary for Icelandic affairs based in Reykjavík
Reykjavík
, and; after the German invasion of Denmark in 1940 ; a regent was appointed. The monarchy lasted until 17 June 1944, when a national referendum established a constitutional republic in its place
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Mountbatten-Windsor
MOUNTBATTEN -WINDSOR is the personal surname used by some of the male-line descendants of Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh . Under a declaration made in Privy Council in 1960, the name Mountbatten-Windsor
Mountbatten-Windsor
applies to male-line descendants of the Queen without royal styles and titles. Individuals with royal styles do not usually use a surname, but some descendants of the Queen with royal styles have used Mountbatten-Windsor
Mountbatten-Windsor
when a surname was required
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Northern Germany
NORTHERN GERMANY (German : Norddeutschland) is the region in the north of Germany
Germany
. Its exact area is not precisely or consistently defined but varies depending on whether one is taking a linguistic, geographic, socio-cultural or historic standpoint. CONTENTS * 1 Language * 2 Geography * 3 Culture * 4 Cuisine * 5 History * 6 Northern German States * 7 Major cities * 8 See also * 9 References LANGUAGE Uerdingen line: ich ("I") and ik isogloss Northern Germany
Germany
generally refers to the Sprachraum area north of the Uerdingen and Benrath line isoglosses, where Low German
Low German
dialects are spoken
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Anne, Queen Of Great Britain
ANNE (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) became Queen of England , Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. On 1 May 1707, under the Acts of Union , two of her realms, the kingdoms of England and Scotland , united as a single sovereign state known as Great Britain . She continued to reign as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland until her death. Anne was born in the reign of her uncle Charles II , who had no legitimate children. Her father, James , was thus heir presumptive to the throne. His suspected Roman Catholicism was unpopular in England, and on Charles's instructions Anne was raised as an Anglican . Three years after he succeeded Charles, James was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688. Anne's Dutch Protestant brother-in-law and cousin William III of Orange became joint monarch with his wife, Mary II , Anne's elder sister
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Euphemia Of Sweden
EUPHEMIA OF SWEDEN (Swedish : Eufemia Eriksdotter; 1317 – 16 June 1370) was a Swedish princess, spouse of Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg , Duchess consort of Mecklenburg , heiress of Sweden
Sweden
and of Norway
Norway
, and mother of King Albert of Sweden
Albert of Sweden
. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early life * 1.2 Duchess of Mecklenburg * 2 Issue * 3 Ancestry * 4 References BIOGRAPHYEARLY LIFEEuphemia was born in 1317 to Eric of Sweden
Sweden
(b. c. 1282, murdered 1318), Duke of Södermanland, second son of King Magnus I of Sweden
Sweden
, and Princess Ingeborg of Norway (1301 – c. 1360), the heiress and the only legitimate daughter of King Haakon V of Norway
Norway
, whose hereditary Kingdom of Norway
Norway
thus became the inheritance of Euphemia and her brothers
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Valdemar I Of Sweden
VALDEMAR (English : WALDEMAR; Swedish : VALDEMAR BIRGERSSON; 1239 – 26 December 1302), was King of Sweden from 1250–1275. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Family * 3 Ancestry * 4 Sources BIOGRAPHYValdemar was the son of the Swedish princess Ingeborg Eriksdotter and Birger Jarl , from the House of Bjelbo
House of Bjelbo
. During the first sixteen years of his reign, it was Birger Jarl who was the real ruler. Birger Jarl had in fact been the de facto ruler of Sweden
Sweden
from 1248, before the reign of Valdemar, under Eric XI . Valdemar's mother was a daughter of Eric X and Richeza of Denmark . When King Eric XI died in 1250, Valdemar was elected king. Even after the coming of age of Valdemar in 1257, Birger Jarl held a grip over the country
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Succession To The British Throne
SUCCESSION TO THE BRITISH THRONE is determined by descent, gender (for people born before October 2011), legitimacy, and religion. Under common law , the Crown is inherited by a sovereign's children or by a childless sovereign's nearest collateral line. The Bill of Rights 1689 and the Act of Settlement 1701
Act of Settlement 1701
, both amended in 2015, restrict the succession to the legitimate Protestant descendants of Sophia of Hanover that are in "communion with the Church of England
Church of England
" (while marrying to Roman Catholics no longer disqualifies). Protestant descendants of those excluded for being Roman Catholics are eligible. Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
is the sovereign, and her heir apparent is her eldest son, Charles, Prince of Wales
Charles, Prince of Wales

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List Of Kings Of Greece
This is a LIST OF KINGS OF THE MODERN STATE OF GREECE. The Kingdom of Greece was ruled by the House of Wittelsbach between 1832 and 1862 and by the House of Glücksburg from 1862 to 1924, temporarily abolished during the Second Hellenic Republic , and from 1935 to 1973, when it was permanently abolished and replaced by the Hellenic Republic . Only the first king, Otto I , was actually styled King of Greece (Greek : Βασιλεὺς τῆς Ἑλλάδος). His successor, George I , was styled King of the Hellenes (Βασιλεὺς τῶν Ἑλλήνων), as were all other modern monarchs. A republic was briefly established from 1924 to 1935. The restored monarchy was abolished following a referendum in 1973 conducted under the auspices of the then-ruling military regime . Its finding was confirmed by a second referendum in 1974 , after the restoration of democratic rule
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Greek Military Junta Of 1967–74
The GREEK MILITARY JUNTA OF 1967–1974, commonly known as the REGIME OF THE COLONELS (Greek : καθεστώς των Συνταγματαρχών, kathestós ton Syntagmatarchón ), or in Greece
Greece
simply THE JUNTA (/ˈdʒʌntə/ or /ˈhʊntə/ ; Greek: Χούντα, ), THE DICTATORSHIP (Η Δικτατορία, I Diktatoría) and THE SEVEN YEARS (Η Επταετία, I eptaetía), was a series of far-right military juntas that ruled Greece
Greece
following the 1967 Greek coup d'état led by a group of colonels on 21 April 1967. The dictatorship ended on 24 July 1974 under the pressure of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus establishing the Third Hellenic Republic
Third Hellenic Republic

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List Of Rulers Of Russia
This is a list of all reigning monarchs in the history of Russia. It includes titles Prince of Novgorod , Grand Prince of Kiev , Grand Prince of Vladimir, Grand Prince of Moscow, Tsar
Tsar
of All Rus', and Emperor of All Russia . The list started with a semi-legendary Prince of Novgorod Rurik
Rurik
sometime in the mid 9th century (862) and ended with the Emperor of All Russia Nicholas II who abdicated in 1917, and was executed with his family in 1918
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Kingdom Of Greece
The KINGDOM OF GREECE (Greek : Βασίλειον τῆς Ἑλλάδος, Vasíleion tīs Elládos) was a state established in 1832 at the Convention of London
London
by the Great Powers
Great Powers
(the United Kingdom , France
France
and the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
). It was internationally recognised by the Treaty of Constantinople
Constantinople
, where it also secured full independence from the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
. This event also marked the birth of the first, fully independent, Greek state since the fall of the Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Empire
to the Ottomans in the mid-15th century. The Kingdom succeeded from the Greek provisional governments after the Greek War of Independence
Independence
, and lasted until 1924
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Kingdom Of Denmark
DENMARK (/ˈdɛnmɑːrk/ ( listen ); Danish : Danmark ( listen )), officially the KINGDOM OF DENMARK, is a Nordic country and a sovereign state . The southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, it is south-west of Sweden
Sweden
and south of Norway
Norway
, and bordered to the south by Germany
Germany
. With a total area of 42,924 square kilometres (16,573 sq mi) the European territory of Denmark
Denmark
consists of a peninsula, Jutland
Jutland
, and an archipelago of 443 named islands , with the largest being Zealand
Zealand
, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island . The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. The country has a population of around 5.75 million (as of 2017 )
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