margraviate


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mar·gra·vi·ate

 (mär-grā′vē-ĭt, -āt′) also mar·gra·vate (mär′grə-vāt′)
n.
The territory governed by a margrave.
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This biography of Vladislaus Henry, ruler of the Margraviate of Moravia in the 13th century, concentrates on his role in the modernization of Moravia and Bohemia.
The cultural impact of the Imperial Court in Prague on the Margraviate of Moravia can, for the time being, be best manifested using the example of the wealthiest local magnate, Karl von Liechtenstein (1569-1627).
VISIT First documented in the 13th century, Berlin became the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417), the Kingdom of Prussia (1701-1918), the German Empire (1871-1918), the Weimar Republic (1919-1933) and the Third Reich (1933-1945).