Bohemian nobility

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Bohemian or Czech nobility refers to the noble families of the lands of the Bohemian Crown (historically composed of Bohemia proper, Moravia, Silesia (especially Upper) and Lusatia), also known as "Bohemian Crown", "the Czech lands" or "lands of the Crown of Saint Wenceslas".

Aristocracy was abolished by law (No. 61/1918 Sb. z. a n.)[1] in December 1918, shortly after the establishment of the independent Czechoslovak Republic.

Families[edit]

(still under construction)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Exact wording of this "Law of 10 December 1918, which abolished the nobility, medals and titles" is available on the Czech Wikisource
  2. ^ Neues Preussisches Adels-Lexicon (New Prussian nobility encyclopedia), Gebrüder Reichenbach, 1836-1843, Leipzig, Vol. 5, Page 100 - Chorinsky, Counts of (Counts of Chorinsky Barons of Ledske). (in German)

Further reading[edit]

  • von Dobrá Voda, Adalbert Král (1904). Der Adel von Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien [Aristocracy of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia] (PDF) (in German). Prag: I. Taussig. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  • von Meraviglia-Crivelli, Rudolf Johann (1886). Der böhmische Adel [Bohemian Aristocracy] (PDF) (in German). Nürnberg: Bauer und Raspe. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  • von Kadich, Heinrich Edlen; Blažek, Conrad (1899). Der mährische Adel [Moravian Aristocracy] (PDF) (in German). Nürnberg: Bauer und Raspe. Retrieved February 14, 2016. 
  • Blažek, Conrad (1887–1894). Der abgestorbene Adel der Provinz Schlesien und der O. Lausitz [Extinct Aristocracy of the Province of Silesia and Upper Lusatia] (in German). I–III. Nürnberg: Bauer und Raspe. 
  • Pilnáček, Josef (2010). Rody starého Slezska [Families of Ancient Silesia] (in Czech) (3rd ed.). Brno: Ivo Sperát. ISBN 978-80-904312-3-2.