The first Count

The first Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen serious Charles II (1576-1606).
During the reign of the son and successor of Charles II, Count John (1606-1638) was the beginning of the Thirty Years War in which Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen was plunged like the other German states. John remained loyal to Catholicism. As a shared border with the Dukes of Wurtemberg, the Protestant, was involved in religious conflicts. To cope with his powerful and dangerous enemies, the Count of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen seek an alliance with the Catholic Bavaria. His alliance with Bavaria allowed John to be raised to the dignity of Prince Imperial in 1623. In 1630 it became the principality of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch that is integrated into their heritage. In 1632, the castle of Sigmaringen was razed by the Swedes and the Prince John was forced to seek refuge in Bavaria, where he died.
Prince Meinhard I (1638-1681) saw the end of the war. After the death of Meinhard became restored to a principality of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch for your second born. The principality of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch definitely not be surrendered in Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen until 1767.
The principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen survived until the mid-nineteenth century. The liberal revolution of 1848 forced the Prince Charles to abdicate in favor of his son Carlos Antonio, liberal ideology. The new prince, imbued with liberal ideas and a Pan-Germanist, decided to surrender the sovereignty of the principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen in Prussia, where reigned a minor branch of the Hohenzollern family. Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen along with the neighboring Hohenzollern-Hechingen be integrated in 1849 as the province of Hohenzollern in the Prussian state.
Following Prince Antonio Carlos would become minister president of Prussia between 1858 and 1862, while her son Carlos would be elected (with the support of Prussia) and later king prince of Romania.
View towards the castle of Sigmaringen 1900

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