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Kingdom of Württemberg

kingdom in Central Europe between 1806–1918, from January 1871 part of the German Empire
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Württemberg [ˈvʏɐtɛmˌbeɐk], formerly known as Wirtemberg, is an area and a former state in southwestern Germany, including parts of the regions Swabia and Franconia. It was originally a Duchy but was raised to a Kingdom in 1806.

Württemberg

11th century–1918
Flag of Württemberg
Flag of the Kingdom of Württemberg
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Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Württemberg
Württemberg, shown within the German Empire (1871–1918)
Württemberg, shown within the German Empire (1871–1918)
StatusState of the Holy Roman Empire (until 1806)
CapitalStuttgart
Common languagesSwabian German
Religion
Lutheran
GovernmentMonarchy
King 
• ca 1089–1122 (first count)
Conrad I
• 1457–96
    (first duke from 1495)
 
Eberhard I (V)
• 1797–1816
    (first king from 1806)
 
Frederick I (III)
• 1891–1918
    (last king, died 1921)
 
William II
Standesherren
Abgeordnetenhaus
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• County founded
    by Conrad I
 
before 1081
• Treaty of Nürtingen
    divides county
 
1442 11th century
• Treaty of Münsingen
    reunites county
 
1482
• Raised to duchy
1495
1803
• Raised to kingdom
1806
November 9, 1918 1918
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Swabia Duchy of Swabia
Free People's State of Württemberg