Oksana Miroshnichenko-Braun, Official City and Castle guide and translator,
Member of German Tourist Guide Association and Tourist Guide Association in City of Heidelberg
Licensed tourist guide in Heidelberg, Mannheim, Schwetzingen, Speyer, Weinheim and region
Translator German, Russian, Ukrainian languages
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Historic articles
Friedrich I. – The „Victorious“ or the „Evil Fritz“
The Battle of Seckenheim on June, 30th, 1462 “woe betide the country, whose king is a child!” – This was a saying in medieval times. Prince Elector Ludwig IV. Of Palatinate died in 1449, when his son was just one year old. This was the reason that his uncle Friedrich I. took over the power as sovereign and shortly after adopted his nephew. With some tricks, so called “Arrogations” the nephew and adopted son – later known as “Prince Elector Philipp the Upright” – had to acknowledge the fatherhood of Friedrich I.

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