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Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1815-1934 (Germany)

Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1815-1918, Grossherzogtum Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Last modified: 2002-07-13 by santiago dotor
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[Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1863-1934 (Germany)] 3:5 (1863-1918) (1921-1934)
by Zeljko Heimer
Flag adopted 23 December 1863, abolished 1935

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By the Treaty of Hamburg (1701), most of the Mecklenburg territory went to Mecklenburg-Schwerin. (...) The Congress of Viena in 1814-15 recognized it as grand duchy (...). The Nationalsocialist government in 1934 merged it with Mecklenburg-Strelitz into one Land. Source: Encyclopaedia Britannica 1981, vol. VI, p. 742.

Santiago Dotor, 3 October 2000

Civil Flag 1863-1918 / Civil and State Flag 1921-1934

Landesfarben 1863-1918 / Landesflagge 1921-1934

[Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1863-1934 (Germany)] 3:5 (1863-1918) (1921-1934)
by Zeljko Heimer

Horizontal tricolor blue-yellow-red. Adopted officially by Mecklenburg-Schwerin 23 December 1863. Used as Landesflagge 1921-1935.

Norman Martin, 3 March 1998

State Flag 1900-1918

[State Flag 1900-1918 (Mecklenburg, Germany)] 2:3
by Jaume Ollé

Grand Duke's house flag: Stander der Grossherzoglichen residenzgebaude wenn dort geflaggt wird, ohne dass Mitglieder des Grossherzoglichen Hauses dort Wohnung genommen haben, hausgenommen Heiligendamm eingefuhrt. [Pennant of the grand ducal residence buildings when they are decorated with flags, when no members of the grand ducal family are living there, first hoisted when the Heiligendamm was put in use.]

Jaume Ollé, 27 September 1998, translated by Santiago Dotor, 28 September 2000

Znamierowski 1999 labels this flag "Mecklenburg State Flag 1900-1918".

Santiago Dotor, 3 October 2000

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