Burchard I von Zollern, Graf

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Burchard I von Zollern (Hohenzollern), Graf

Also Known As: "Burckhard von Zollern", "Burkhard I. von Zollern"
Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Zollern, Wessingen, Hohaenzollern, Prussia
Death: Died in Bad Kissingen, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Cause of death: Killed in battle.
Immediate Family:

Son of Friedrich, count of Sülichen and Irmentrud von Nellenburg
Husband of Hedwig von Büren, Gräfin von Zollern
Father of Friedrich I "Maute" von Zollern, Graf; Berthold Von Zollern and Burkhard Von Zollern
Brother of Anna Von Süllichgau; Swantibor Von Süllichgau; Emich Von Süllichgau and Berthold Von Süllichgau

Occupation: Graf von Zollern
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About Burchard I von Zollern, Graf

He was the founder of the so-called Burchardinger family line, male-line ancestors of the House of Hohenzollern

In line with many dynasties, origin and beginning of the Hohenzollern dynasty is not defined in history. In 1061 the first documented mention was in the “World Chronicle“. Monk Berthold of the Abbey in Reichenau stated that both brothers Wezil and Burchardus ”de Zolorin” were killed in battle.

http://www.burg-hohenzollern.com/family-history.html

The oldest known mention of the Zollern was in 1061. It was a county, ruled by the counts of Zollern, who are believed to have originated from the Burchardinger dynasty.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Hohenzollern

sources: Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels - Gr"afliche H"auser, Vol.A5. Limburg/Lahn, 1967 R.Moreno y Morrison: Guia Nobiliaria de Espana. Madrid, 1947 L.Igalffy-Igaly: Neue Forschungen "uber die Abstammung der Grafen Wilcteck und anderer Familien des Wappens Kozel. Festschrift zur 90Jahrfeier der heraldisch-genealogischen Gesellschaft Adler, Wien, 1961 A.de Ceballos-Escalera Gila: La Casa del Augusto Senor Conde de Barcelona. Cuadernos de Ayala, No.16, 2003 http://www8.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/cgi-bin/stoyan/l3/LANG=germ/F=Burchard@I./N=v.Zollern

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Burchard I von Zollern, Graf's Timeline

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Zollern, Wessingen, Hohaenzollern, Prussia
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1061
Age 51
Bad Kissingen, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
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1085
Age 51
Burg Hohenzollern b. Hechingen, Zollernalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg (D)
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