Prussia (disambiguation)

Prussia (German: Preußen) was a German state that formed the German Empire in 1871.

Prussia or Prussian may also refer to:

CountriesEdit

  • State of the Teutonic Order (1230–1525), founded in the Prussian region by the Teutonic Order
  • Prussian Confederation (1440–1466), an alliance of German Hanseatic cities in Prussia who rebelled against the Teutonic Knights
  • Royal Prussia (1466–1772), a province of the Polish Crown, created by the separation of Prussia into two parts
  • Duchy of Prussia (1525–1618), a duchy established in the eastern part of Prussia
  • Brandenburg-Prussia (1618–1701), a state created by the personal union of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg

Post-1800Edit

  • Kingdom of Prussia (1701–1918), a kingdom established in Brandenburg-Prussia
  • Province of Prussia (1829–1878), a province of the Kingdom of Prussia, created by a union of the Provinces of East and West Prussia
  • Free State of Prussia (1918–1945), a state of Germany after the abolition of the Kingdom of Prussia

SubdivisionsEdit

  • East Prussia, the eastern part of the region of Prussia
  • West Prussia, the western part of the region of Prussia
  • Province of West Prussia, a province of the Kingdom of Prussia, annexed from Poland in 1772 (former Royal Prussia), re-established 1878
  • Province of East Prussia, a province of the Kingdom of Prussia, created from former Ducal Prussia and Warmia in 1773, re-established 1878; an exclave of Germany after World War I
  • Posen-West Prussia, a province of the Free State of Prussia (1922–1938) (the western parts of former West Prussia that were retained by Germany)
  • Regierungsbezirk West Prussia, administrative region of the Province of East Prussia (1920–1938) (the eastern parts of former West Prussia that were retained by Germany)

People and languagesEdit

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