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Not quite the same - Grossherzog vs. Grossfürst
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Posted by Frank Johansen on 4/6/2020, 9:22:29, in reply to "Grand Duke
The continental Grand Dukes of Luxembourg, Baden, etc., are not quite the same title as the Russian Grand Dukes.
Indeed, Grand Duke is a bad translation of "Velikiy Kniaz (Великий Князь
", because the term "Kniaz" is otherwise translated as "Prince" from Russian.
In German, the term "Grossfürst" is used for the Russians