Grand Masters of the Teutonic Knights
The grand master (German: Hochmeister; Latin: Magister generalis) is the holder of the supreme office of the Teutonic Order. It is equivalent to the grand master of other military orders and t...
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Norbert Klein
Norbert Klein (25 October 1866, Brunzeif, Austrian Silesia – 10 March 1933, Bruntál, Czechoslovakia) was Bishop of Brno from 1916 to 1926 and 59th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order from 1923 to 1933....
Gerhard Rode
Gerhard Rode (d. in 1320) – vogt or komtur of Sambia.In July 1320 he took part in the attack on samogitian Medininkai. In the battle he was captured into slavery. He was burned as a sacrifice to the g...
Wolfgang of the Palatinate
Wolfgang of the Palatinate (nicknamed the Elder; 31 October 1494 in Heidelberg – 2 April 1558 in Neumarkt) was a German nobleman from the House of Wittelsbach. He was Count Palatine of Neumarkt...
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Martin Truchseß von Wetzhausen
Martin Truchseß von Wetzhausen zu Dachsbach (c. 1435 – 3 January 1489) was the 34th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, serving from 1477-1489.Von Wetzhausen hailed from a family of Imperial K...
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Hermann Balk
Hermann Balk (? - died March 5, 1239, Würzburg), also known as Hermann von Balk or Hermann Balke, was a Knight-Brother of the Teutonic Order and its first Landmeister, or Provincial Master, in both Pr...
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Archduke Maximilian of Austria–Este
Archduke Maximilian Joseph of Austria-Este (July 14, 1782 – June 1, 1863), the fourth son of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Este and younger brother of Francis IV, Duke of Modena. He was grand master ...
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Ferdinand Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland
Ferdinand William Cavendish-Bentinck, 8th Duke of Portland (4 July 1889 – 13 December 1980), was a British peer, grandson of George Cavendish-Bentinck.As the great-grandson of Lord Frederick Cav...
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Ildefons Pauler
Ildefons Pauler (9 November 1903 – 9 January 1996) was the 63rd Grand Master of the Teutonic Order from 1970 to 1988.He was born in Hirschdorf (the former village of Jelenice, now a neighbourhood of V...
William Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland
William Arthur Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland KG (16 March 1893 – 21 March 1977), styled Marquess of Titchfield until 1943, was a British Conservative Party politician.Portland was the...
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Robert Schälzky
Robert Johann Schälzky (13 August 1882 – 27 January 1948) was the 61st Grand Master of the Teutonic Order from 1936 to 1948.He was born in Ryžoviště (Bruntál District), Moravia and died in Lana, South...
Conrad Letzkau
Conrad Letzkau (in Polish: Konrad Leczkow) (birthplace unknown, second half of 14th century - died, 1412 in Danzig (Gdańsk)) was a Councilman and later a Mayor of Danzig who, together with Arnold Hech...
Johann von Posilge
Johann von Posilge (ca. 1340 – 1405) was a parish priest of Deutsch Eylau (Iława) and later assistant to Bishop of Pomesania. He is better known as the author of Chronik des Landes Preussen, a chronic...
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Peter of Dusburg
Peter of Dusburg (German: Peter von Dusburg; Latin: Petrus de Dusburg; died after 1326), also known as Peter of Duisburg, was a Priest-Brother and chronicler of the Teutonic Knights. He is kno...
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Wigand of Marburg
Wigand of Marburg (German: Wigand von Marburg) was a German herald of the Teutonic Knights in Prussia and one of the notable chroniclers of the Middle Ages.Wigand expanded upon the earlier work of...
Johann von Tiefen
Johann von Tiefen (died 25 August 1497) was the 35th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, serving from 1489 to 1497.Von Tiefen's date of birth is unknown, although it is believed he hailed from Switz...
Dipold, Count of Acerra
Dipold (died after 1221), known in German as Diepold or Dietpold von Schweinspeunt or Schweinspünt, was a ministerialis who was raised to the Duchy of Spoleto in 1209. Of Bavarian origin, he was a rep...
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Tim Bentinck, 12th Earl of Portland
Timothy Charles Robert Noel Bentinck, 12th Earl of Portland, 8th Count Bentinck (born 1 June 1953), commonly known as Tim Bentinck, is an English actor, most widely known for his long-running role as ...
Henry Bentinck, 11th Earl of Portland
Henry Noel Bentinck, 11th Earl of Portland, 7th Count Bentinck und Waldeck Limpurg (2 October 1919 – 30 January 1997) was a non-conformist intellectual, concerned about the environment.
Bentinck w...
Damian Hugo Philipp von Schönborn
Damian Hugo Philipp von Schönborn (19 September 1676 in Mainz – 19 August 1743 in Bruchsal) was Prince-Bishop of Speyer (1719–1743), Bishop of Konstanz (1740-1743) and a cardinal (1713). He par...
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William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland
William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland KG (1 March 1709 – 1 May 1762), styled Viscount Woodstock from 1709 to 1715 and Marquess of Titchfield from 1715 to 1726, was a British peer.Portland was t...
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William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, KG PC (14 April 1738 – 30 October 1809) was a British Whig and Tory statesman, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Prime Mini...
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Albert, Duke in Prussia
Albert of Prussia (17 May 1490 – 20 March 1568) was the last Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, who after converting to Lutheranism, became the first monarch of the Duchy of Prussia, the secularize...
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Nicholas von Renys
Nicholas von Renys (German: Nikolaus von Renys; Polish: Mikołaj z Ryńska) (1360–1411) was a secular member of the Teutonic Knights and a participant in the Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War (1409...
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Count Ferdinand Ernst Gabriel von Waldstein
Count Ferdinand Ernst Gabriel von Waldstein (24 March 1762, Vienna – 26 May 1823, Vienna) was a German nobleman and patron of the arts. A member of the Waldstein family and an early patron of B...
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Earl of Portland
Earl of Portland is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of England, first in 1633 and again in 1689. The title Duke of Portland was created in 1716 but became extinct in 1990 upon the d...
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Henning Schindekop
Henning Schindekop (also Schindekopf) (ca. 1330 – 17 February 1370) was a high-ranking official of the Teutonic Knights.A native of Westphalia in the Holy Roman Empire, Schindekop was mentioned ...
Jan Bażyński
Hans von Baysen or Jan Bażyński (c. 1394 – 1459) was a Prussian knight and statesman, leader of the Prussian Confederation and the first Polish governor of Royal Prussia.
The Baysen family was par...
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Wolfgang Schutzbar
Wolfgang Schutzbar (called Milchling) (1483–1566) hailed from the family of Schutzbar genannt Milchling from Hesse. He joined the Teutonic Order in 1507 and was from 1529 to 1543 Komtur of the Bally o...
William Douglas of Nithsdale
Sir William Douglas of Nithsdale (c. 1370 – 1391 AD) was a Scottish knight and Northern Crusader.
William Douglas was an illegitimate son of Archibald the Grim, 3rd Earl of Douglas and an un...
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