Overview

House of Reuss


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Line of Reuss von Plauen

Middle Line (Upper Greiz)

Elder Line (Lower Greiz)

Line of Burgk

Line of Upper Greiz

Line of Dölau

Line of Rothenthal

Younger Line (Gera)

Line of Gera

Line of Lobenstein

Line of Schletz

Line of Hirschberg

Line of Ebersdorf

Notes

Names and titles

All male members of the house of Reuss were named Henry and (except for Henry Posthumous) were numbered in order of birth, even those who died in infancy. New sequences could begin with a new generation, a new century, or on other occasions. Stucke, 118–20, 217.

Pasold, A., Geschichte der reussischen Landesteilungen (Neustadt, 1934).Schmidt, B., Die Reussen: Genealogie des Gesamthauses Reuss älterer und jüngerer Linie (Schleiz, 1903).Stucke, S., Die Reussen und ihr Land (St. Michael, 1984).

1238–1303

Henry I (imperial governor [vogt] of Plauen and lord of Greiz by partition 1238)

1303–1350

Henry II (grandson)

1350–1368

Henry III, the Severe (son)

1368–1426

Henry VII (son)

1426–1476

Henry IX (son)

1476–1502

Henry XI, the Elder (son)

1476–1529

Henry XII, the Middle (brother; abdicated, died 1539)

1476–1535

Henry XIII, the Younger (brother)

1535–1578

Henry XV, the Middle (son; received Upper Greiz by partition 1564)

1578–1607

Henry XVII (son)

1578–1616

Henry XVIII, the Red (brother; lord of Schleiz 1596; union of Upper Greiz with Lower Greiz and of Schleiz with Gera 1616)

1535–1572

Henry XIV, the Elder (son of Henry XIII; Lower Greiz 1564)

1572–1574

Henry IV (son)

1572–1582

Henry III (brother)

1572–1604

Henry V (brother)

1604–1609

Henry III (son)

1604–1667

Henry V (brother; Upper Greiz 1616; shared Burgk 1643)

1667–1675

Henry IV (son; count 1673)

1667–1697

Henry II (brother; count 1673)

1675–1682

Henry XIV (son of Henry IV)

1675–1733

Henry XIII (brother; Rothenthal 1698)

1733–1768

Henry III (son; union with Upper Greiz 1768)

1572–1608

Henry II, the Tall (son of Henry XIV; received Burgk at separation from Lower Greiz 1596)

1608–1616

Henry III (son)

1608–1639

Henry II, the Other (brother; Dölau 1636)

1639–1640

Henry III (son; partition between Lower Greiz and Upper Greiz 1643)

1604–1629

Henry IV (son of Henry V of Lower Greiz; received Upper Greiz at separation from Lower Greiz 1625)

1629–1681

Henry I (son; shared Burgk 1643; count 1673)

1681–1690

Henry XV (son)

1681–1697

Henry VI (brother)

1681–1698

Henry XVI (brother)

1697–1714

Henry I (son of Henry VI)

1697–1722

Henry II (brother)

1722–1723

Henry IX (son)

1723–1800

Henry XI (brother; Lower Greiz 1768; prince 1778)

1800–1817

Henry XIII (son)

1817–1836

Henry XIX (son)

1836–1859

Henry XX (brother)

1859–1902

Henry XXII (son)

1902–1918

Henry XXIV (son; regency of Schleiz 1902; deposed, died 1927; proclamation of the republic)

1608–1636

Henry IV (son of Henry II of Burgk; received Dölau at separation from Burgk 1616; union with Burgk 1636)

1667–1698

Henry V (son of Henry V of Lower Greiz; received Rothenthal at separation from Lower Greiz 1668; count 1673; union with Lower Greiz 1698)

1535–1572

Henry XVI, the Younger (son of Henry XIII; lord of Gera 1564)

1572–1635

Henry Posthumous (son; Schleiz 1616)

1635–1670

Henry II, the Other (son; received Gera by partition 1647)

[...]

Subjects: History.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.