Parents: Sir Thomas Boleyn, Courtier and Diplomat, and Elizabeth, daughter of the Duke of Norfolk.
Born in Torun Poland on January 1st, 1925, Stefan spent most of his early years with his family, including two brothers and two sisters. Stefan recounted Torun being home to many Jews and Germans alike, so much so that he picked up some German at a young age. Stefan remembers vividly in the interview why; his parents would often have
On the 15th, June 1330, Edward, who was the oldest son of Edward III, was born at the Royal Palace of Woodstock in Oxfordshire. He was named after his father, grandfather, and great grandfather. His mother was Phillipa of Hainault, who was known to be a very smart and kind women that was very much liked by the English. In his early years Edward came about holding many titles including, Earl of Chester in
William’s father went on a pilgrimage in 1034 to release his sins. While returning home from his journey, he died suddenly. Having no other heir, William took his place as Duke of Normandy.
Born in Posdam, Germany, January 27, 1859, Wilhelm had one brother and four sisters. His father was Prince Frederick Wilhelm of Prussia, who married Princess Victoria, daughter of Queen Victoria of England. During his birth, which had some
He was born on June 17, 1239 at Westminster. At that time, Henry III was the King of England.
He was born in the German town of Bonn on the 16th of December 1770. His grandfather Ludwig and his father Johann were both musicians. Johann was to act as little Ludwig's first music teacher, but Ludwig soon changed to the court organist C. G. Neefe. Passing eleven years of age, Ludwig deputized for Neefe, and at twelve had his first music published. He then stayed as Neefe's assistant until 1787, when at seventeen, he took off for Vienna. Even though Vienna was to be his home for the rest of his life, this first visit was short. On hearing that his mother was dying, he quickly returned to Bonn. Five years later he finally moved to Vienna to live and work.
Louis Laurent Marie Clerc was born into an important family on December 26, 1785 in southeastern France. His father, Joseph Francois, was the justice of the peace from 1780 to 1814 and also was the mayor of their village. His mother was a magistrate in another town. Furthermore, his family knew and practiced law.
Abbe Charles was born on November 24, 1712. He was born at Versailles, the position of political power in what was then the most powerful kingdom of Europe. Abbe was born in France. As a young adult he studied for the priesthood and the bar. Early in his education, he primarily focused on the poor.
His early life was not the hardest out of all children. He was born on June 4th, 1738. He was born to Fredrick and princess Agusta. The sickly prince was expected to die and was baptized on the same day. He was born into a family of wealth.
•Prince Rupert of the Rhine made the historical contribution and has made to the world history is because he was a very successful German soldier/leader/commander/general.
Richard Wagner was the son of Frau Karl Fredrich Wilhelm Wagner (Jacobs 1). He was born the youngest on May 22, 1813 in the town of Leipzig (Colles 205). Six months after Richard’s birth the Napoleonic War came to Leipzig (Jacobs 1). Because of the war there were many
Michiel Adrianszoon De Ruyter was born in Flushing, Holland in 1607 being the fourth of eleven children (Milne 3) . At the age of eleven, young De Ruyter was hired by a local
Set 120 m from the Rhine River, the historic Hotel Reinhartshausen, was constructed on the site of the 12th Century Castle, Castle Reinhartshausen. Castle Reinhartshausen was once home to the knights of Erbach, and one hundred years later the knights of Allendorf lived on this ground. The history of Chateau Reinhartshausen begins in the 17th Century, a traditional Reinhartshausen château built in the Rheingau region, located in the cobblestone streets of Erbach,though the Chateau always holds a special draw for visitors. Marianne of Prussia, daughter of King William I of the Netherlands, took over the building including the ground and made Reinhaurtshausen a cultural center of attraction, falling eventually
Beethoven’s Grandfather, Ludwig van Beethoven (1712-1773), moved to Bonn when he was in his twenties. He was employed as a bass singer to the Elector of Cologne. In 1761, he became the music director. Ludwig was father to Johann (1740-1792), his only son.