Kingdom of Württemberg

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State of the Holy Roman Empire (until 1806)
11th century–1918
Flag of the Kingdom of Württemberg
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Württemberg
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Württemberg
Württemberg, shown within the German Empire (1871–1918)
Capital Stuttgart
Languages Swabian German
Religion Lutheran
Government Monarchy
 •  ca 1089–1122 (first count) Conrad I
 •  1457–96
    (first duke from 1495)
Eberhard I (V)
 •  1797–1816
    (first king from 1806)
Frederick I (III)
 •  1891–1918
    (last king, died 1921)
William II
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  County founded
    by Conrad I
before 1081
 •  Treaty of Nürtingen
    divides county
1442 11th century
 •  Treaty of Münsingen
    reunites county
 •  Raised to duchy 1495
 •  Raised to electorate 1803
 •  Raised to kingdom 1806
 •  Monarchy overthrown November 9, 1918 1918
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Swabia Duchy of Swabia
Free People's State of Württemberg

Württemberg [ˈvʏɐtɛmˌbeɐk], formerly known as Wirtemberg, is an area and a former state in southwestern Germany, including parts of the regions Swabia and Franconia. It was originally a Duchy but was raised to a Kingdom in 1806.