House of Dyhrn

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The House of Dyhrn is a prominent German noble family originally from Saxony. The family was first mentioned in the 13th century and was settled in early age in Prussia and Silesia. It was one of the most important, oldest and richest noble families of the Kingdom of Prussia.

The Dyhrn coat of arms

The Dyhrn family had an important role in Silesian industry in 18th and 19th century and was known not just as owner of several manufactures and Mining|mines, but also as one of the biggest landowners of in Silesia.

The Barons and Counts of Dyhrn[edit]

The Lords of Dyhrn have gained the title of Barons (Reichsfreiherr) in the 17th century from the Habsburgian monarchy and the title of Prussian and Bohemian Counts (Reichsgraf) in the second half of 18th century, which was also the golden age of this house. There are only a few members of this family still living.

Notable members[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Freiherrliche Häuser. Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels (in German). Limburg: C. A. Starke Verlag. 
  • Gräfliche Häuser. Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels (in German). Limburg: C. A. Starke Verlag.