The medal was originated by the princes Heinrich XX, older line, and Heinrich LXII, younger line, of the Reuss princedom in 1849 as a commemorative medal for those officers and […]
72nd Birthday of Johann Friedrich von Seegebarth (1747-1821), Prussian Postmaster General
Christian Albrecht, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, Bishop of Lübeck (1641-95)
Christian Albrecht became duke upon his father’s death in 1659. In this position he was forced to constantly fend off the military advances of the Danish King Christian V.