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Grafschaft (Fürstentum) Schaumburg-Lippe
County (Principality) of Schaumburg-Lippe
State of the Holy Roman Empire
State of the Confederation of the Rhine
State of the German Confederation
State of the North German Confederation
State of the German Empire
Schaumburg
1643–1918
Flag Coat of arms
Anthem
Heil unserm Fürsten, heil
Hail to our Prince, hail!
Schaumburg-Lippe within the German Empire
Capital Bückeburg
Government Principality
Historical era Early modern Europe
 - Partitioned from
    Schaumburg
 
1643 1643
 - Inherited
    Lippe-Alverdissen
 
1777
 - Raised to principality 1807
 - German Revolution 1918
 - Merged into
    Lower Saxony
 
1946
Area
 - 1905 340 km2 (131 sq mi)
Population
 - 1905 est. 44,992 
     Density 132.3 /km2  (342.7 /sq mi)

Schaumburg-Lippe was a small state in Germany, in the present day state of Lower Saxony, with its capital at Bückeburg.

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History

With the death of Count Wilhelm in 1777 the junior Schaumburg-Lippe-Alverdissen inherited the County thereby reuniting Schaumburg-Lippe with Lippe-Alverdissen.

Schaumburg-Lippe was a county until 1807 when it became a principality, and joined the a state of the German Empire as a state in 1871. In 1911 it was the smallest state in the German Empire.[1] It lasted until the end of the German monarchies in 1918, when it became a free state as the Free State of Schaumburg-Lippe.

Rulers of Schaumburg-Lippe

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Counts of Schaumburg-Lippe (1643–1807)

Princes of Schaumburg-Lippe (1807–1918)

Heads of the House of Schaumburg-Lippe, post monarchy

Heir: Hereditary Prince Heinrich-Donatus (born 1994)

References


1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010
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From LoveToKnow 1911

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