Tuesday, November 29, 2011

November 29

Liberation Day in Albania  (1944)


Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau & Marie-Helene "Marilene" van den Broek   {1997}


King Alfonso XII of Spain & Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria   {1879}

The Prince George, Duke of Kent, Earl of Saint Andrews, Baron Downpatrick & Princess Marina of Greece + Denmark   {1934}


800   Charlemagne [Carolus Magnus/Charles "the Great"], King of the Franks + Lombards, Emperor of the Romans, arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.

1394   King Taejo of Joseon Korea [Yi Seong-gye/Yi Dan], founder of the Joseon Dynasty, moves the capital from Kaesong to Hanyang, today known as Seoul.


1338   Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, de jure 4th Earl of Ulster + 5th Baron of Connaught, son of King Edward III of England (d.1368)

1427   Emperor Zhengtong/Tianshun of Ming China [Zhu Qizhen] (d.1464)

1690   Prince Christian August of Anhalt-Zerbst, father of Empress Catherine II "the Great" of Russia (d.1747)

1835   Empress Dowager Cixi of China [Manchu Qing Dynasty] (d.1908)


741   Pope Gregory III

1253   Otto II Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria, Count Palatine of the Rhine

1268   Pope Clement IV

1314   King Philippe IV "the Fair" of France, King of Navarre + Count of Champagne [as Philip I]

1378   Charles/Karel/Karl/Carolus IV, Holy Roman Emperor (born Wenceslaus/Vaclav) + King of Italy, King of Bohemia + Count of Luxembourg, King of the Romans + King in Germany, King of Burgundy

1600   King Nanda Bayin of Burma 

1632   Friedrich V, Elector Palatine, King of Bohemia [as Fridrich I, "the Winter King"] 

1780   Empress consort Maria Theresia of the Holy Roman Empire, Queen consort of Germany, Queen of Hungary + Croatia, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Bohemia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, Galicia + Lodomeria, Duchess of Burgundy, Styria, Carinthia + Carniola, Grand Princess of Transylvania, Margravine of Moravia, Duchess of Brabant, Limburg, Luxembourg, Guelders, Wurrtemberg, Upper + Lower Silesia, Milan, Mantua, Parma, Piacenza, Princess of Swabia, Princely Countess of Habsburg, Flanders + Tyrol, Margravine of Upper + Lower Lusatia, Countess of Namur, Lady of the Wendish Mark, Duchess of Lorraine + Bar, Grand Duchess of Tuscany

1883   Emperor Hiep Hoa of Vietnam [aka Nguyen Phuc Hong Dat]

2009   Prince Alexander/Alexandre of Belgium (half-brother of King Albert II of the Belgians) 

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