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Duke

"A duke (male) can either be a monarch ranked below the emperor, king, and grand duke ruling over a duchy or a member of royalty or nobility, historically of highest rank, below princes of nobility and grand dukes. The title comes from French duc, itself from the Latin dux, ´leader´, a term used in republican Rome to refer to a military commander without an official rank (particularly one of Germanic or Celtic origin), and later coming to mean the leading military commander of a province. In most countries, the word duchess is the female equivalent. However, in some countries (such as the UK), the term duke is used even for females, and the word duchess is reserved for those who marry dukes." - (en.wikipedia.org 01.11.2019)

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office held Conradin (1252-1268) Swabia
office held Friedrich II. von Schwaben (1090-1147) Swabia
office held Friedrich I. von Schwaben (1050-1105) Swabia 1079-1105
office held Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (1096-1139) Lothringen
office held Matthäus I. von Lothringen (1110-1176) Lothringen
office held Henry III (1017-1056) Bavaria
office held Otto I, Duke of Carinthia (948-1004) Carinthia
office held Conrad, Duke of Lorraine (922-955) Lothringen
office held Conrad I, Duke of Carinthia (975-1011) Carinthia
office held Ernest I of Swabia (994-1015) Swabia
office held Ernest II (-1030) Swabia
office held Henry I (Bavaria) (0919-0955) Bavaria
office held Giselbert von Lothringen (890-939) Lothringen
office held Stephan II. von Bayern (1319-1375)
office held Friedrich von Bayern (-1393) Bavaria
office held Ludwig IX. der Reiche (1417-1479)
office held Georg der Reiche (1455-1503) Bavaria
office held Jakob Kettler (von Kurland) (1610-1682)
office held Arnulf I. von Bayern (der Böse) (-937) Bavaria
office held Eberhard von Franken (-939)
office held Albrecht von Sachsen (1443-1500) Saxony
office held Heinrich von Sachsen (1473-1541) Saxony
office held Albert of Mainz (1490-1568) Prussia
office held Johann Albrecht I. von Mecklenburg (1525-1576) Mecklenburg
office held Albrecht VII. von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1486-1547) Mecklenburg
office held Magnus II. zu Mecklenburg (1441-1503) Mecklenburg
office held Friedrich Eugen von Württemberg (1732-1797) Württemberg
office held Carl Alexander von Württemberg (1684-1737) Württemberg
office held Eberhard III. von Württemberg (1614-1674) Württemberg
office held Leopold VI, Duke of Austria (1176-1230) Austria
office held Ottokar II of Bohemia (1232-1278) Austria 1251-1276
office held Ottokar II of Bohemia (1232-1278) Steiermark 1251-1254
office held Ottokar II of Bohemia (1232-1278) Steiermark 1260-1276
office held Ottokar II of Bohemia (1232-1278) Carinthia 1269-1276
office held Ottokar I of Bohemia (-1230) Böhmen 1192-1193
office held Vladislaus II of Bohemia (-1174) Böhmen
office held Frederick, Duke of Bohemia (1142-1189) Böhmen 1172-1173
office held Frederick, Duke of Bohemia (1142-1189) Böhmen 1178-1189
office held Vladislaus III, Duke of Bohemia (-1222) Böhmen 1197
office held Albert I, Duke of Saxony (-1261) Saxony 1212-1261
office held Rudolf of Rheinfelden (-1080) Swabia
office held Filippo Maria Visconti (1392-1447) Milan 1412-1447
office held Galeazzo Maria Sforza (1444-1476) Milan 1466-1476
office held Ludovico Sforza (1452-1508) Milan 1494-1499
office held Maximilian Sforza (1493-1530) Milan 1512-1515
office held William, Duke of Brunswick (1806-1884)
office held Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (1557-1608) Württemberg

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