|House of Hohenzollern
Germany, Prussia, Romania
|Parent House:||Burchardinger dynasty|
|Titles:||Count of Zollern
Margrave of Brandenburg
Duke of Prussia
Burgrave of Nuremberg
Margrave of Bayreuth
Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
King of Prussia
Prince of Neuchâtel
King of Romania
|Founder:||Burgrave Frederick I of Nuremberg|
|Final Ruler:||Germany and Prussia:
Emperor William II (1888–1918)
King Michael (1927–1930, 1940–1947)
|Current Head:||Germany and Prussia:
HI&RH Prince Georg Friedrich (1994–)
|Founding Year:||1100s AD|
They stopped ruling after World War One, when Germany became a republic. Prussia was abolished by the 4 allied powers controlling Germany in 1947.
The Royal Family took their name from their ancestral home Hohenzollern Castle in what is now Baden-Württemberg. The area around the castle was once ruled as a separate principality.
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References[change | change source]
- Hall (trans), Colkin (2005). The Electors of Brandenburg, Kings of Prussia, German Kaisers. Karwe, Germany: Edition Rieger. pp. 36. .