Mecklenburg-Schwerin

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Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Herzogtum Mecklenburg-Schwerin
1379–1815
Flag of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Flag
Coat of arms of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Coat of arms
Mecklenburg c. 1803 (brown), with Mecklenburg-Schwerin being the larger central territory[needs to be explained]
Mecklenburg c. 1803 (brown), with Mecklenburg-Schwerin being the larger central territory[needs to be explained]
Status
CapitalSchwerin
Common languagesEast Pomeranian German, Polabian
Religion
Evangelical Lutheran State Church of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
GovernmentMonarchy
Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 
• 1701–1713
Frederick William
• 1713–1728
Karl Leopold
• 1728–1756
Christian Ludwig II
• 1756–1785
Frederick II
• 1785–1815
Frederick Francis I
History 
• Treaty of Hamburg
1379
• Raised to Grand Duchy
1815
CurrencyMecklenburg thaler
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Mecklenburg
Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Today part ofGermany

The Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was a duchy in northern Germany created in 1701. It ended in 1815 during the Napoleonic Wars .

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