Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1771–1815), leader of the Black Brunswickers. Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855), mathematician; Günter Gaus (1929–2004), journalist; Friedrich Gerstäcker (1816–1872), writer; Gerhard Glogowski (born 1943), politician
Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1732–1772), co-Regent of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1748–1755) Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1745–1764), co-Regent of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1748–1755) Ernest Augustus II, Duke (1748–1758) Anna Amalia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Regent (1758–1775)
v t e Frederick II ( German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia from 1740 until 1772, and King of Prussia from 1772 until his death in 1786.
Frederick William I (Friedrich Wilhelm I; 14 August 1688 – 31 May 1740), known as the Soldier King was King in Prussia and Elector of Brandenburg from 1713 until his death in 1740. He was succeeded by his son, Frederick the Great .
Welf Dynasty, dynasty of German nobles and rulers who were the chief rivals of the Hohenstaufens in Italy and central Europe in the Middle Ages and who later included the Hanoverian Welfs, who, with the accession of George I to the British throne, became rulers of Great Britain.
They are especially proud of the tomb of the “Black Duke”, Friedrich Wilhelm Duke of Brunswick-Oels (1771-1815), that was rather recently restored. Unfortunately tours only seem to take place during the week, so at weekends all you can do is stand in front of the crypt and try to see as much as possible in the rather dark place.
George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until his death in 1820. The Acts of Union 1800 unified Great Britain and Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, with George as its king.
The description from the museum reads: "Field Armor of Duke Julius of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, c. 1560, Etched, blackened, and partially silvered and gilded steel; leather, Made in northern Germany, The gilded monogram on the torso of this armor, along with the other decorative elements, indicate that it was made for Duke Julius of Brunswick ...
Ernest Augustus duke (from 1679) and elector (from 1692) of Hanover, father of George Louis, who became George I, king of Great Britain. The Protestant bishop of Osnabrück from 1661, Ernest Augustus succeeded his elder brother as ruler of the duchy of Lüneburg-Calenburg (which became known as the
the Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688)