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Deutsch: Kurfürsten des Heiligen Römischen Reiches
English: The prince-electors or electoral princes of the Holy Roman Empire — German: Kurfürst (singular) Kurfürsten (plural) — were the members of the electoral college of the Holy Roman Empire, having the function of electing the Emperors of Germany. There were 3 clerical electors (Archbishop of Mainz, Trier and Cologne) and 4 wordly electors (King of Bohemia, Duke of Saxony, Marquess of Brandenburg and Count of Palatinate). After 1648 the duke of Bavaria was added. Since 1697 was Brunswick-Lüneburg the ninth prince-elector. In 1803, the Grand Duke of Baden, the Duke of Salzburg, the Duke of Württemberg and the Count of Hessen-Kassel were made electors. In 1806, the Empire (and its electoral college) dissolved.
This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total.
- ► Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden (5 C, 12 F)
- ► Archbishops of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cologne (40 C, 10 F)
- ► Anton of Schauenburg (1 F)
- ► Counts of Palatinate (23 C, 10 F)
- ► Electoral hats (3 C, 27 F)
- ► Electors of Hesse (2 C)
- ► Archbishops of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mainz (41 C, 8 F)
- ► Electors of Saxony (24 C, 9 F)
- ► Archbishops of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trier (22 C, 9 F)
Media in category "Prince-electors"
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