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Größer Deutsch Reich
The Greater German Empire
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Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg
 
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Flag Coat of arms
Imperial Banner Coat of arms of the Holy Roman Emperor
(current Leopold II and Francis II)
Anthem
officially none,
de facto Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser (after 1797)
"God Save Emperor Francis"
Greater German Empire - 1550 extent -superimposed over current borders.png
The Greater German Empire around 1550, superimposed over current state borders
Capital Berlin
Language(s) VariousTemplate:Efn
Religion Roman CatholicismTemplate:Efn
ProtestantismTemplate:Efn
Government Elective monarchy
Emperor
 - 962–973 Otto I (first)
 - 1792–1806 Francis II (last)
Legislature Imperial Diet
Historical era Middle Ages
Early modern period
Population
 - 1200 est. 5,000,000[1] 
 - 1500 est. 16,000,000[2][3] 
 - 1618 est. 21,000,000[4] 
 - 1648 est. 16,000,000[4] 
 - 1786 est. 26,265,000[5] 
Today part of
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The Greater German Empire

Name:

History:

Middle Ages: (1500-1600)

Prior Events to Formation of Greater German Empire: (-1517)

Formation: (1517)

Conflicts with Holy Roman Empire: (1517-1600)

Early Modern Period: (1600-1700)

Modern Period: (1700-1800)

Nineteenth Century: (1800-1900)

Civil War: (1801-1806)

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World Wars I: (1900-1919)

Collapse: (1919-1921)

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Successor Nations

The Greater German Empire's territory covered areas in the current nations of the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein-Jutland and Saxony.

The Seafaring Confederation

Two successor nations, namely Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein-Jutland, would later become two important parties in the formation of the Seafaring Confederation.

Cultural Legacy:

See Also

References

  1. "Atlas of Europe in the Middle Ages", Ostrovski, Rome, 1998, page 70
  2. John Pike. "Holy Roman Empire - 1500 - The German Empire". 
  3. "Reich und Glaubensspaltung, Deutschland 1500-1600". 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Introduction to Global Politics". 
  5. "Nation und Nationalismus in Deutschland, 1770-1990". 

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