Genealogy of East and West Prussia

Ute Brandenburg

This presentation discusses the turbulent history of the former German states of East Prussia and West Prussia, now part of Poland and Russia, and introduces resources for genealogical research in the region. The evolution of German culture in these two neighboring Prussian states was surprisingly divergent. Insight into the social and political history of these states is essential for successful research in the area.

Thu, August 15 2024: 0:00 UTC

About the speaker

About the speaker

Ute Brandenburg is a professional genealogist in Iowa City, Iowa. Born in the US and raised and educated in Germany, she is not only equally fluent in German and English, but intimately familiar with German history and culture, as well as regional
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