House of Dyhrn
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 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
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.
- Georg Abraham, Baron of Dyhrn (1620–1671), German chancellor
- George, Baron of Dyhrn (1848–1878), poet
- Konrad Adolph, Count of Dyhrn (1803–1869), politician, author
- Wilhelm Carl, Count of Dyhrn (1749–1813), diplomat
- Johaness of Dyhrn (1400–1460), bishop of Lebus, archdeacon of Lusatia
- Georg Carl, Baron of Dyhrn (1710–1759), the legendary general in Saxony and France
- Ernest, Count of Dyhrn (1769–1842), Prussian chancellor
- Eduard, Count of Dyhrn (1791–1871), entrepreneur and state official
- Isabel, Baroness of Dyhrn (1902–2003), philologist and university professor
- Alexandra, Countess of Dyhrn (1873–1945), historian, writer
- Emilie, Countess of Dyhrn (1811–1875), the wife of Gustav Freytag
- Antoinette Louise, Baroness of Dyhrn (1745–1820), entrepreneur and one of the richest women in Prussia
- Mary, Countess of Dyhrn (1906–1942), musician and landowner, descendant of Joseph ben Ephraim Karo
- Sophie Caroline, Countess of Dyhrn (1712–1793), Prussian entrepreneur and landowner
- Helene, Countess of Dyhrn (1860–1937), pianist and composer
- Amalia, Baroness von Dyhrn (1790–1866), philanthropist and heiress
- Sophia of Dyhrn (1255/1257-1323), the Duchess of Silesia-Liegnitz
- Hedwig Maximiliane, Imperial Countess of Dyhrn (1699–1747), lady-in-waiting and dame of the Order of the Starry Cross
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