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State of the Teutonic Order

The State of the Teutonic Order or Ordensstaat ("Order's State") was a crusader state formed by the Teutonic Knights or Teutonic Order during 13th century Northern Crusades along the Baltic Sea. The state was based in Prussia after the Order's conquest of the pagan Old Prussians which began in 1230, but also expanded to include the historic regions Courland, Gotland, Livonia, Neumark, Pomerelia and Samogitia. Its territory was in the modern countries of Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden....

Church of the Teutonic Order, Vienna

The Church of the Teutonic Order, also known as the Church of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary, is the mother church of the Teutonic Order, a German-based Roman Catholic religious order formed at the end of the 12th century. Located in Vienna, Austria, near the Stephansdom, it is the current seat of the Grand Master of the Order. Church This Gothic church was built in the 14th century (1326–1375) and consecrated to St. Elisabeth of Hungary. Some of the stucco work was performed by the Italian artists Simone Allio in 1697 and Girolamo Alfieri in 1700....

Collegio Teutonico

The Collegio Teutonico or German College is a Roman College (also referred to as a Pontifical College in Rome) established and maintained at the Vatican for the education of future ecclesiastics of the Roman Catholic Church of German nationality. The German College is divided into two separate colleges. Pontificio Collegio Teutonico di S. Maria dell’ Anima The Pontificio Collegio Teutonico di S. Maria dell’ Anima was created in 1399 when Theodoric of Niem founded a hospice for German pilgrims....

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