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Taxissche Reichspost



Taxische Reichspost

Kaiserliche Reichspost was the name of the country-wide postal service of the Holy Roman Empire.
It was founded by Jannetto de Tassis in 1495.
Confirmed by Emperor Rudolph II in 1595, the Imperial postal service remained a monopoly of the Thurn und Taxis family,
officially hereditary from 1615 onwards,until it was terminated with the end of the Empire in 1806.

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