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*Some of the names already added on Geni -- Šternberk (Sternberg), Moravia = my birthplace (see Our page) -- Last update: February 14, 2011
*see Sternberg family Tree chart (right) - compiled by Jan Drocár also on czechfolks.com, Přemyslovec tree, other descendant trees
Diwisch von DIWISCHAU "aka. Diviš z Divišova" Residence: Divišov is 39 kilometres (24 mi) southeast of Prague, Bohemia, Czech.. Died: aft 1130 *see more descendants, other family lines on wikipedia/ or genealogy.euweb/ or familytrees.genopro
Note: geni, wikipedia/ (google translation) Conselor of Sobeslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Czech. The men, later Count of Sternberg (Czech Šternberkové or ze Šternberku) are an important noble family. Mitglieder der Adelsfamilie Sternberg nahmen seit dem 13. Members of the noble family Sternberg took since the 13th Jahrhundert wichtige königlich böhmische Landesämter ein und traten als bedeutende Mäzene und Gelehrte hervor. Century important royal Bohemian country offices, and appeared as major patrons and scholars out. Sie haben die kulturelle Entwicklung Böhmens entscheidend mitgeprägt. They have influenced the cultural development of Bohemia crucial. Erstmals erwähnt wurden sie im 12. They were first mentioned in 12th Jahrhundert . Century. Während der Hussitenkriege engagierten sich Angehörige des Geschlechts maßgeblich auf beiden Seiten; Kunigunde von Sternberg war die Gemahlin des böhmischen Königs Georg von Podiebrad . 1661 wurden die Sternbergs von Kaiser Leopold I. in den Grafenstand erhoben. During the Hussite wars decisively engaged members of gender on both sides; Cunegonde von Sternberg was the wife of the Bohemian King George of Podebrady . 1661 's were the star of Emperor Leopold I in the earl raised. Das Geschlecht war Besitzer von Bechyně , Krupka , Častolovice , Český Šternberk , Zásmuky , Pohořelice , Dušníky, Schlüsselburg , Horažďovice , Zbiroh , Březnice , Konopiště , Třešť , Divišov , Moravské Veselí , Chlumec, Zábřeh , Čejkovice und anderer Herrschaften. The sex was the owner of Bechyně, Krupka, Častolovice, Český Šternberk, Zásmuky, Pohořelice, Dušníky, Schlüsselburg, Horažďovice, Zbiroh, Březnice, Konopiště, Třešť, Divišov, Moravské Veseli, Chlumec Zábřeh, Čejkovice and other dominions. Seit dem 17. Since 17th Jahrhundert ist der Familienzweig Sternberg von Konopiště streng katholisch , Mitglieder dieses noch heute lebenden Zweiges nahmen bedeutende Aufgaben im politischen und gesellschaftlichen Leben Böhmens wahr. Century, the family branch Sternberg von Konopiště was strictly Catholic, members of this branch are still alive today took advantage of major tasks in the political and social life of Bohemia. 1780 fiel die Grafschaft Manderscheid -Blankenheim in der Eifel durch eine Ehe mit Augusta von Manderscheid-Blankenheim an die Grafen von Sternberg  , die sich daraufhin auch Sternberg-Manderscheid nannten und im Niederrheinisch-Westfälischen Reichskreis vertreten waren. In 1780 fell County Manderscheid -Blankenheim in the Eifel region by a marriage with Augusta of Manderscheid-Blankenheim to the counts of Sternberg, who called themselves then also Sternberg-Manderscheid and the Lower Rhenish-Westphalian Circle were represented. Für den Verlust der linksrheinischen Gebiete Blankenheim, Jünkerath, Gerolstein und Dollendorf an Frankreich wurden die Grafen von Sternberg-Manderscheid im Reichsdeputationshauptschluss 1802 mit den oberschwäbischen Abteien Schussenried und Weißenau entschädigt. For the loss of the left bank of the Rhine Blank, Juenkerath, Gerolstein Dollendorf to France and the Count of Sternberg-Manderscheid were in the Imperial Diet-circuit in 1802 with the Upper Swabian monasteries Schussenried and Weißenau compensated. 1806 wurden diese mediatisiert und kamen an das Königreich Württemberg . 1806, these intermediaries and came to the Kingdom of Wurttemberg.
Note: wikipedia (google tranlation), Český Šternberk, Bohemia; ..The name Šternberk derives from the German language and is the Czech spelling of the German composite word Sternberg (literally meaning "Starmountain": Stern meaning "star" and Berg meaning "mountain"). It originates from the founder of the castle, Zdeslav of Divisov's coat of arms, bearing an eight-pointed golden star. Eventually he changed his surname to Sternberg and the heraldic symbol was accompanied by the motto: "The star that never falls down". The castle was initially built in 1241 by Zdeslav of Divisov, later called Zdeslav Sternberg. The development of new firearms in the 14th century posed an unexpected threat to the defensibility of the castle. Its 13th century architects hadn't foreseen the danger of long-range firearms and its reinforcement became a necessity. During this period the Český Šternberk castle's fortifications were improved through the construction in the north of a three-story tower, which was connected to the castle by a rampart. In 1467 the castle was seized by the royal armies of George of Poděbrady (Jiří z Poděbrad).. With the death of Jan Václav in 1712, the Holicý branch of the Sternberg family died out and its ownership passed to other families, who in 1751 built the lower palace next to the surrounding wall. The ownership of the castle was returned to the Sternberg family in 1841 when Zdeněk of Sternberg from the Konopiště branch of the family bought it. It remained in Sternberg's ownership until 1949 when it was "nationalized" by the Communist government of the Republic of Czechoslovakia. The family moved to a small flat in Prague and Jiří Sternberk, agreed to work as a steward in his own property and gave tours within the castle, which became a sightseeing spot. After the fall of Communism and the Velvet Revolution, in 1992, thanks to the restitution's law, Český Šternberk castle returned to Jiří's son, the count Zdeněk Sternberg, the current owner of the castle..
Note-2: Moravian Šternberk castle (Šternberk); Zdeslav of Šternberk who built the castle Šternberk in Bohemia in the 13th century, was given local area at the foot hill of Jeseníky Mountains for his service to the King Václav I (Wenceslaus, King of the Romans). So the castle having the same name was built here together with the town. In the first place, Albert II of Šternberk -- continued below below, important diplomat and counsellor of Karel IV (Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor) took pains to enlarge Zdeslav´s castle. Apart from other things he built fortifications and the chapel. After his son Peter of Kravaře acquired the estate. During the Hussite Wars the castle was heavily damaged.. ..The castle suffered from Swedish invasions in Thirty Years’ War. Later Baroque checks, applied by the Lichtensteins, did not influence the appearance of the castle. Final appearance was given to it by Jan II of (see Lichtenstein family) (1858 - 1929), who erected the castle from ruins after Prussian-Russian Wars. The last destructive interventions were caused because of the World War II..
Note: wikipedia (google tranlation) Štěpán was Moravian provincial governor. He had a seat at the Sternberg /Šternberk castle and many other estates in Moravia, which included such Zlín Castle heir (later stagnate), Dědice (later Stagnov) or Račické estate (near Račice castle), Moravia. One of Stephen's sons Albrecht became the fourth bishop of Litomyšl, Moravia. Stepan's grandson Peter Sternberg had no male heir and the estate passed to his indebted-law of Peter Plumlovskému Kravaře with the fact that it pays all debts. Peter Sternberg died 8th July 1397, making this part of the family died out and the Moravian branch office Šternberk fell into the hands of Kravaře.
Note: wikipedia, wikipedia (google translation) .. In December 1375 he took part in the congress Litomyšl (Pardubice region), Moravia several Lords to decide on the distribution of goods Litomyšl bishop Albrecht of Sternberg. In 1376 he participated in the Olomouc Regional Assembly. In 1381 Petr received from Kravaře and Plumlov guild masters in the Peter and Zdeněk Sternberg, with whom he had strong contacts. In the same year trusteeship administration took over his nephew Petr z Kravař a Strážnice, whose father died prematurely.. Petr of Kravaře Plumlov and actively moving in high politics. He participated in negotiations with Sigismund von Luxemburg, Holy Roman Emperor. A significant expansion Petr's property occurred in 1397, when he bequeathed Peter Sternberg estate Šternberk, Dvorce, Moravský Beroun, Odry and Dědice all in Moravia and heir. This property was largely indebted, so Petr had to repay creditors. In 1397 Petr bought the estate Zábřeh and in 1399 acquired the estate Račice, both i n Moravia. In 1401 the Margrave Jost wrote Petr Plumlovský vildenberk several villages of the former manor villages and fortresses Pozořice, Moravia. The relative contribution of Petr - the relative Bishop of Olomouc Latzek von Krawarn (Lacek z Kravař) - Petr was awarded on 7/22/1403 the Medlice estate. After fighting in wars margrave Petr featured in various disputes and in 1405 became the valet nevyšším cúdy Olomouc. At the end of his life, Peter had a huge estate of Kravaře. In addition to the above mentioned property owned by the estate Rýmařov with a castle Rabštejn the sovereign had pledged estate Bánov and Brumov all in Moravia..
Note: wikipedia (google tranlation) ..Peter Holický von Sternberg after his majority in 1367 married Anna, daughter of Nicholas II, Duke of Opava his third marriage with Jutta ( - aft. 1378), daughter of Duke Boleslaw II of Falkenberg. 1380 he inherited from his uncle Albert the castle Sternberg, extended his possessions to Odry (Odrau), Količín and the rule Medlitz. Together with Peter von Kravař *ref. he acquired numerous villages. He had no male heir and the estate passed to his brother-law of Peter Plumlovský von Kravař with the fact that it pays all debts. He left in his will of 1397 only the Moravian estates. Bechyně (Bechin), Moravia Henry III von Neuhaus and Zdeslav von Sternberg. His remains were interred in the Monastery (klášter) Šternberk. Petr Sternberg died 8th July 1397, making this part of the family died out and the Moravian branch office Šternberk fell into the hands of Kravař
Note: wikipedia (google translation) OR Moravian Šternberk castle; Zdeslav of Šternberk above who built the castle Šternberk in Bohemia in the 13th century, was given local area at the foot hill of Jeseníky Mountains for his service to the King Václav I (Wenceslaus, King of the Romans). So the castle having the same name was built here together with the town. In the first place, Albert II of Šternberk, important diplomat and counsellor of Karel IV (Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor) took pains to enlarge Zdeslav´s castle. Apart from other things he built fortifications and the chapel. After his son Peter of Kravaře acquired the estate. During the Hussite Wars the castle was heavily damaged.. ..The castle suffered from Swedish invasions in Thirty Years’ War. Later Baroque checks, applied by the Lichtensteins, did not influence the appearance of the castle. Final appearance was given to it by Jan II of (see Lichtenstein family) (1858 - 1929), who erected the castle from ruins after Prussian-Russian Wars. The last destructive interventions were caused because of the World War II.. OR on farasternberk ..The canony of the Annunciation of Virgin Mary in Šternberk became the first Moravian foundation , established on the March 4, 1371 by the then holder of Šternberk dominion, Albert II. from Šternberk, an archbishop in Magdeburg and counsellor of emperor Charles IV.. the canony as a matter of fact had been founded for the second time in 1384 by Peter from Šternberk.
Note: wikipedia (google tranlation) Zdeslav, the Highest Cupbearer, Viscount of Bítov (Vöttau), Bohemia, Ruler of Bohemia and Český Sternberg Castle. Acquired around 1315 Konopiště (Konopischt), Bohemia
Note: geni, wikipedia (google tranlation) Jaroslav of Sternberg ( - †1377-1381) owned 1/2 of Sternberg and Janowitz. Later he bought Třešť (Triesch), Moravia and 1371 Kostelec (Jihlava district), Bohemia. He left four sons Zdeněk, Markvart, Jaroslav and Albert.
Note: wikipedia (google tranlation) Markvart von Sternberg (1368-1405) bought Račice /Račice-Pístovice (Ratschitz), Moravia, Veselí nad Lužnicí (Wesseli at Lainsitz), Bohemia and some other villages, which he sold later. He was married to Anna. The origin of his son Petr ze Konopišťský Šternberka ( - 1420) is uncertain.
Note: geni, wikipedia (google tranlation) Peter von Konopischt and Sternberg (Petr Konopišťský ze Šternberka) ( - 11/1/1420) son of Markvart von Sternberg inherited after his father and his brothers, half the assets of Sternberger from his Uncle Albert Konopischt and the second half of the Sternberg-lands. 1415, he married Perchta of Kravař (Perchta z Kravaře). He was an ardent advocate of Hussite. 1414 he accompanied Johann_von_Bucca to the Council of Constance. Later he took the side of the Hussite Wars royalists attended, among others in Nový Knín (Knin) in 1419, 1420, he fought alongside the Emperor in the Battle of Sudoměř and Parschnitz. He fell at the Battle of Pankrac on the side of the armies of the Bohemian Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund von Luxemburg (Lucemburský) *geni. He left two sons (Peter and Zdeniek whose legitimate origin is not confirmed) and daughter Elizabeth, who died after 1421. Son Peter followed her 1439
Note: geni, wikipedia (google translation) Zdeněk Konopišťský ze Šternberka (German Zdenko von Sternberg Konopischt) (1410 - 12/4/1476 Wiener Neustadt, Austria) was a Bohemian nobleman, diplomat and politician from the Sternberger race. He was one of the most famous Sternberg personalities. He lived in Konopiště (Konopischt), Bohemia and owned Český Šternberk, Zelená Hora, Kašperk, Roudnice nad Labem, Bechyně, Burg Helfenburk (Nordböhmen), Nepomuk, Solnice, Ostromeč und Třešť. He was .. a selfish, hot-tempered man. He also was accused of inconsistency and waste. When he got Konopischt 1400, he sold Veselí nad Moravou (Wessely), Moravia and the surrounding villages. He mixed with all public and family decisions, often to the detriment of the country but also individuals. Although Catholic, he also fought on the side of the Utraquists, unless it's earned benefits. However, it also made him from nothing, as commander of the damage to these orphans economically.. In the subsequent election of King George of Bohemia *geni with whom he was related by his first wife Gwendolyn (Kunigunde) von Sternberg (daughter of Smil & Barbara of Pardubice, son of Wladislaw (1350-1394) geni-more, genealogy, he became an active agitator who gave him first his voice and showed him kneeling with cries of "Long live George, our King and dear".. Zdenko, Viscount of Domažlice (Taus), high hetman, founder of Grünberger Allianz, which was directed against the King George of Podebrady. He was chief captain of the rival king Matthias Corvinus.. Zdenko was the newly elected King after the death of George of Podebrady faithful. He was a staunch opponent of choice as the new King Vladislav II. Matthias Domaschlitz 1474 confirmed him, and the Prague compensated for the assets it seized. His last diplomatic trip in 1475 led him to the Austrian court, where he was to bring about reconciliation between Matthias and the emperor. A year later he died..
Note: wikipedia (google tranlation) Governor in Lusatia was appointed papal legate to the bailiff of Upper Lusatia. The Office was later confirmed by Könnig Matthias Corvinus. As leader of the Lusatian made to combine with his subordinates because of his autocratic rule and unpopular with inactivity was deposed by King Matthias 1471. From his father he inherited Grünberg, Třešť (Triest), Moravia and half Domažlice (Taus), Bohemia he sold the 1478. With his brother he took Horažďovice, Bohemia. From 1479 he owned Kroměříž, Moravia. 1490 he obtained sovereignty over Duschnik =?Dušníky, Bohemia? With his wife Elizabeth von Gera, whom he married in 1478, he had 6 sons.
Note: geni, wikipedia (google translation) Zdeniek VI. († 1575), to emperor, governor of Bohemia, married to Catherine Řepická ze Sudoměř. He is considered the grandfather of the surviving counts of Sternberg. His wife brought into the marriage Sedlec and bought Blatná, Bohemia to 1555, which he sold in 1561 to part again. He earned 1563 Lnáře, Bohemia he 1574 passed it to Wolf Novohradský z Kolovrat. He was married to his daughter Judith. After his death in the spring of 1575 were sold Blatná and other villages by Adam.
Note: Privy Imperial Counsellor, Royal Governor, the highest Burgrave King Czechr, Golden Fleece Order
Note: geni, wikipedia (google tranlation) Adam II, the Elder (Adam II starší), captain of the New Town Prague (Prager Neustadt), 1597-1599 Hofrichter, 1603 Highest county judge, from 1608 to 1618 Highest Treasurer of the Kingdom of Bohemia, 1619 Highest Burggraf Bohemia. In 1578 he married Eva Popelovna Lobkowicz 1605. He received 1578 Sedlec. 1605 he was sent with his army to Hungary. Adam was a faithful Catholic, peace-loving and a good steward of its assets. 1593 he bought Jinín, 1596 Bechyně and Želeč, 1610 Libochovice (Libochowitz), 1613 Plánice (Planitz) in half and Budyně nad Ohří (Budin), Bohemia, 1615 gave him Emperor Matthias Krupka (Graupen), Bohemia, 1617 he acquired Lnáře (Schlüsselburg) and 1622 Horažďovice (Horaschdowitz), Bohemia. After riots in 1618, he left the nobility of Bohemia and lived in Germany.
*2nd wife of Adam II: Countess Marie Maximiliane von HOHENZOLLERN-SIGMARINGEN Born: 1583 Died: 1649 Siblings: 14, 10 step-siblings Father: Karl II von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1547- 4/8/1606) geni, wikipedia-1, wikipedia-2 Mother: Euphorosyne von Öttingen-Wallerstein *2nd wife of Karl II: Elisabeth von CUYIENBURG 10 children *1st husband of Marie Maximiliane widowed: Joachim Ulrich von NEUHAUS "Joachim Ulrich von Hradec; Jáchym Oldřich z Hradce" (1/24/1579 - 1/23/1604 Jindřichův Hradec /Neuhaus, Bohemia) wikipedia
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Note: wikipedia was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458, at the age of 14 until his death. After conducting several military campaigns he became also King of Bohemia (1469-1490) and Duke of Austria ..
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