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Ancestral Castle of Hohenzollerns

126 Burg Hohenzollern, History of   near Hechingen, Ba.-Wu.

#126 Burg Hohenzollerin the Fortress/Castle on a hill near Hechingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg [Ba.-Wu.], can be found on the map below  

127 Schloss Sigmaringen:  A Zollern (Hohenzollern) Castle built in the 11th c. Descendants of Frederick II von Zollern (Hohezollern) [d. about 1225] Line. In 1576 the Schloss became the seat of the Hohenzollern-Sigmarigen branch of the family.  Looks down on  the Danube [Donau]  River.  See Burg Hohenzollern #126, History of

  •  King Charles [Carol]  von  Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1881 to 1914

    • 1856-1878 Congress of Berlin united Bessarabia, Moldavia and Walachia and Borodino falls under the rule of Rumania

  •  King Ferrdinand von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1914 to 1927

    • 6 April 1918- Rumania annexed Bessarabia who had earlier proclaimed themselves as an autonomous republic and renounced all ties with the USSR

  •  King Michael (Mihai) von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1927 to 1930

  •  King Charles [Carol]  II von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania from 1930 to 1940

    • WW II: Germany entered Moldavia and Bessarabia and Russia retakes area....

  • King Michael (Mihai) von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Rumania, again, from 1940 to 1947

The List of the other sites marked on the map above

can be found if you click on the Monrepos Schloss symbol below

Monrepose Schloss is walking distance from the Ludwigsburg Castle #121


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