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News from 2012



Collection of Duke Georg Alexander goes on display (18 November 2012)


The State Museum of the History of St Petersburg will be running an exhibition on a collection of 200 rare Russian, English and French books from the 18th to 19th century filled with illustrations… Read more >>


Neustrelitz regains royal title (9 November 2012)


In a tribute to the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and its history the parliament of the City of Neustrelitz has voted to return the title Residenzstadt (City of Residence) to the former royal capital… Read more >>


Annual memorial service at Inzigkofen (6 October 2012)


Today the second of the two annual memorial services for deceased members of the Grand Ducal House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was held at the family crypt in Inzigkofen, Sigmaringen. The crypt has… Read more >>


Duke of Mecklenburg in Russia (23 September 2012)


The head of the Grand Ducal House His Highness Duke Borwin this weekend returned to Germany having concluded his visit to St Petersburg and Oranienbaum in Russia. The Duke arrived in Russia last Wednesday… Read more >>


Annual memorial service in Mirow (18 August 2012)


The first of the two annual memorial services for deceased members of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was held today at 1pm at the Church of St John on Castle Island in Mirow. The Mirow memorial service has been held… Read more >>


Seasonal opening of Schloss Hohenzieritz memorial (10 March 2012)


On 10 March the 12th seasonal opening of the Luise Memorial at Schloss Hohenziertz took place. The opening of the memorial this year falls on the 236th anniversary of the birth of the subject of the memorial… Read more >>



First of three lectures in Mirow (4 February 2012)


At the 3 Queen’s Palace on the Castle Island in Mirow, Dr Rajko Lippert today gave a lecture titled “the history of the Duchy”. The lecture was the first of three lectures on the legacy of the Duke’s of Mecklenburg-Strelitz… Read more >>