Sentence Examples with the word Ratibor

In 1821 a small mediate principality was formed out of the old lordship of Ratibor and certain ecclesiastical domains, and was conferred upon Victor Amadeus, landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg, as compensation for some Hessian territory absorbed by Prussia.

In 1860 he was appointed librarian to the Duke of Ratibor at the monasterial castle of Corvey near Hoxter on the Weser, where he died on the 19th of January 1874.