Pfuel

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Pfuel
Family Coat of Arms
Pfuehl-Wappen.jpg
Websitejahnsfelder-chronik.de
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Jahnsfelde manor-house
Tüßling castle, Bavaria, photographed, as inhabited by the Counts Bruges-von Pfuel today

The German ancient noble family of Pfuel (also Pfuhl or Phull) arrived in Brandenburg in the year 926 and later widened their influence to Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Mecklenburg, Pomerania, Württemberg, Westphalia, Eastern Europe and Sweden.

Its members today bear the name "Grafen Bruges-von Pfuel".

Family line[edit]

Ancestors' list for direct paternal main line:[1]

  • Henricus de Puele, c. 1215
  • Heino de Puele (1282–1307)
  • Heino von Pule (1306–1349)
  • Strassen von Pfuel (died 1375)
  • Otto von Pfuel (1375–1420)
  • Bertram von Pfuel (born. c. 1405–1410, died 1482), 1440 to 1477 documented
  • Friedrich von Pfuel (1460–1527)
  • Bertram von Pfuel (born 1510/1515, died 1574), 1531 to 1574 documented
  • Friedrich von Pfuel (1545–1594), 1577 to 1587 documented
  • Bertram von Pfuel (1577–1639), 1597 to 1638 documented
  • Friedrich Heino von Pfuel (1620–1661)
  • Christian Friedrich von Pfuel (1653–1702 near Kaiserswerth), Killed in action
  • Hempo Ludwig von Pfuel (1690–1770 in Gielsdorf)
  • Ludwig von Pfuel (1718 in Gielsdorf – 1789 in Berlin)
  • Friedrich von Pfuel (1781 in Jahnsfelde – 1846 in Karlsbad)
  • Alexander von Pfuel (1825 in Berlin – 1898 in Jahnsfelde)
  • Heino von Pfuel (1871 in Jahnsfelde – 1916 in Berlin), DOW)[2]
  • Curt Christoph Graf Bruges-von Pfuel (1907 in Berlin – 2000 in Bonn)
  • Christian Friedrich Graf Bruges-von Pfuel (born 1942 in Jahnsfelde)
  • Frederic Alexander Graf Bruges-von Pfuel (born 1978 in Munich)

Estates[edit]

Brandenburg[edit]

  • 1367 Falkenberg
  • 1375 Werftpfuhl, Altranft
  • pre-1413 Frankenfelde, Bliesdorf, Reichenow, Möglin, Wollenberg, Schönfeld, Reichenberg, Biesow
  • 1445 Wriezen
  • 1449 Jahnsfelde
  • 1450 Gielsdorf, Grünthal, Leuenberg, Schulzendorf
  • 1472 Trebnitz
  • 1480 Quilitz (Neuhardenberg)
  • pre-1500 Tempelfelde, Torgelow, Tiefensee, Steinbeck, Quappendorf, Ruhlsdorf, Garzau, Garzin
  • 1529 Friedersdorf
  • 1536 Wilkendorf
  • pre-1663 Buckow, Hohenfinow, Prötzel, Hasenholz, Dahmsdorf, Obersdorf, Kienitz, Münchehofe

Berlin[edit]

  • Strausberg
  • 1472 Biesdorf
  • 1609 Marzahn
  • 1655 Dahlem

Saxony-Anhalt[edit]

  • 1641 Helfta
  • 1654 Polleben
  • 1664 Eisleben, Wimmelburg
  • 1668 Seeben, Muldenstein
  • 1680 Nedlitz

Baden-Württemberg[edit]

  • 1787 Obermönsheim

Pomerania[edit]

  • 1827 Schwerin
  • 1838 Elmershagen

Bavaria[edit]

  • 1991 Tüßling
  • 1991 Gut Mamhofen (Starnberg)

Members[edit]

Notable members of the family include:

Children of the Pfuel family, mid 17th century
Ignatia Franziska von Pfuhl with her husband Klemens Karl von Freyberg; detail of a fresco by Joseph Keller, church of St. Moritz (Zell), Eisenberg, Bavaria
The Steamer Henry Von Phul (1860)

Literature[edit]

  • Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Adelslexikon Band X, pp. 336f., Band 119, C. A. Starke, Limburg (Lahn) 1999, ISBN 3-7980-0819-1
  • Bernhard von Gersdorff: Preußische Köpfe – Ernst von Pfuel. Stappverlag, 1981, ISBN 3-87776-154-2
  • Stephanie von Pfuel: Wenn schon, denn schon. LangenMüller, 2007, ISBN 978-3-7844-3115-4
  • Marco Schulz: Jahnsfelde Schlösser und Gärten der Mark. Freundeskreis Schlösser und Gärten der Mark, Sibylle Badstübner-Gröger (Publisher). ISBN 978-3-941675-00-1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Pfuel family at Wikimedia Commons