What meens a 'key'?

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What meens a 'key'?

Post by Nikolaus » 18 Aug 2012 18:42

Which kind of a-h reward meens a 'key'?
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Re: What meens a 'key'?

Post by Frech » 19 Aug 2012 06:27

Hi,

a "key" means that the owner was k.k. Kammerherr oder Kämmerer. A higher ranking nobleman doing duties on court. But most of them were just honorary awarded. You could recognize them by wearing a golden key on their backside.

http://www.google.at/search?q=kammerher ... 00&bih=697

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Re: What meens a 'key'?

Post by Dave Danner » 19 Aug 2012 09:59

The English term is "chamberlain". In Polish I think you would use podkomorzy, szambelan or kamerdyner, with szambelan being an English loan word and kamerdyner from the German "Kammerdiener".

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Re: What meens a 'key'?

Post by Nikolaus » 19 Aug 2012 11:44

Thanks!
'key' owner Eccher ab Echo und Marienberg Hermann 1860-1937. Maybe anybody meet his photo?

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Re: What meens a 'key'?

Post by Frech » 22 Aug 2012 10:24

Hi,

have no photo, but some of his dates:

Eccher ab Echo und Marienberg, Hermann (11.8.1860 - Okt. 1937), 1.9.1915 (10.9.15) GM

Source: Schmidt-Brentano, Die k. k. bzw. k. u. k. Generalität 1816-1918,

http://www.oesta.gv.at/DocView.axd?CobId=23130

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Re: What meens a 'key'?

Post by paolomon » 19 Oct 2018 21:29

Hermann Eccher ab Echo und Marienberg was the brother of my great granmother, he was Major General of Austrian Regiment since 1915 and Chamberlain of Austria, I attach his photo.
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Re: What meens a 'key'?

Post by Nikolaus » 23 Oct 2018 19:29

:thumbsup: Paolo!

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