Imperial County of Bretzenheim

Imperial County of Bretzenheim
Reichsgrafschaft Bretzenheim*
State of the Holy Roman Empire

Coat of arms of Bretzenheim

Capital Bretzenheim
Languages West Central German
Government Principality
Historical era Napoleonic Wars
   Partitioned from the
    Electorate of the Palatinate
1790 1790
  Raised to princely county 1789
  Part-mediatised to
    Hesse-Darmstadt; granted
    Cty Lindau am Bodensee
   Mediatised to Austria 1804
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Electorate of the Palatinate
Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt
Archduchy of Austria
* Later Reichsfürstentum Bretzenheim, Imperial princely county of Bretzenheim

Bretzenheim was a minor Principality in pre-Napoleonic Germany. It was created in 1790 for Charles Augustus of the line of Wittelsbach-Bretzenheim. Its territory in central Germany was mediatised to Hesse-Darmstadt in 1803, and its territory north of Lake Constance was mediatised to Austria in 1804.

Prince of Bretzenheim

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