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Augustenburg

AUGUSTENBURG  AUGUSTENBORG (Dan). A castle on the Danish island of Als (Alsen), off the eastern coast of the Duchy of Slesvig, built by Ernst Gunther (d.1689) and named after his wife, Auguste. Ernst Gunther’s grandfather, Hans, a younger son of … Continue reading

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Alsen

ALSEN   ALS (Dan). Island lying east of, and very close to, the Jutland peninsula, north of the outlet of the Flensburger Förde.   It formed part of the Danish Duchy of Slesvig, from almost all of which Denmark was expelled in … Continue reading

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