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First posted on December 3rd 2007, last revised using Dr. Link Check on October 1st 2012






In 1460 Thurgau was occupied by forces of the Swiss Confederation. Thurgau until 1798 was common property of the 7 cantons involved in its conquest in 1460. In the 1520es introduction of the Protestant Reformation; later individual places reconverted to Catholicism.
1798 to 1803 canton within the Helvetian Republic, from 1803 canton in the Swiss Confederation.

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WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Current Article Thurgau, from Wikipedia
Article Thurgau, from Wikipedia German edition
Article : Kanton Thurgau, from GenWiki
Historic J.A. Pupikofer, Der Kanton Thurgau historisch, geographisch, statistisch geschildert, 1837, in German, posted on Google Books
Links General Category : Canton Thurgau, from Wikipedia
on History Clio Online, keyword Thurgau; German language History Portal
Kategorie : Geschichte (Kanton Thurgau), from Wikipedia German edition
Kanton Thurgau, from GenWiki, from Swiss Genealogy on the Internet
Organizations Societies Historischer Verein des Kantons Thurgau (no homepage; contact through Staatsarchiv)
Genealogisch-Heraldische Gesellschaft Ostschweiz
Institutions see also Archives, Musea, Libraries further below
Denkmal Stiftung Thurgau
Kanton Thurgau, Amt für Archäologie
Historical Dictionaries on Switzerland Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (in German), Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse (in French), Dizionario storico della Svizzera (in Italian)
a brief historical dictionary in English this site
H.J. Leu, Allgemeines Eydgenössisches oder Schweitzerisches Lexicon, vol.1 : A, 1747, vol.2 : B-Be, 1748, vol.3 : Be-Bi, 1749, vol.4 : Bi-Ca, 1750, vol.5 : C-D, 1751, vol.6 : D-F, 1752, vol.7 : F, 1753, vol.8 : Ga-Go, 1754, vol.9 : Go-He, 1754, vol.10 : He-K, 1756, vol.11 : K-Le, 1756, vol.12 : Le-Me, 1757, vol.13 : Me-N, 1757, vol.14 : N-R, 1758, vol.15 : R, 1759, vol.16 : Sa-Se, 1760, vol.17 : Se-T, 1762, vol.18 : T, U, V, 1763, vol.19 : W, 1764, vol.20 : X, Y, Z, 1765, in German, posted on Google Books
on Thurgau
Timelines
Accounts of History General, Modern Article Thurgau : History, from Wikipedia
Article Geschichte des Kantons Thurgau, from Wikipedia German edition
Kanton Thurgau : Geschichte, from Schweizer Familienforschung auf dem Internet, in German
General, Historical J.A. Pupikofer, Geschichte des Thurgaus, vol.1 : until 1499, 1828, vol.2 : 1499-1829, 1830, in German, posted on Google Books
Specific Periods J. Haeberlin, Der Kanton Thurgau in seiner Gesammtentwicklung vom Jahr 1849-1869 1876, in German, posted on Internet Archive
N. Hasenfratz, Die Landgrafschaft Thurgau vor der Revolution von 1798 , 1908, in German, posted on Internet Archive
Politics Article Thurgau : Verfassung und Politik, from Wikipedia German edition
Article : Gerrichtsherrenstand im Thurgau, from Wikipedia German edition
Military Article : Ittingersturm (1524), from Wikipedia German edition
Economy & Finances Article Thurgau : Economy, from Wikipedia
Article Thurgau : Wirtschaft, from Wikipedia German edition
Ethnography
Religion K. Strauss, Rechtgeschichte der evangelischen Kirchgemeinden der Landschaft Thurgau, 1902, in German, posted on Internet Archive
Die Klöster in der Verfassung des Kantons Thurgau 1868, in German, posted on Internet Archive
Article : Kartause Ittingen, from Wikipedia German edition
History of Regions
Local History Articles Frauenfeld : History, Romanshorn : History, from Wikipedia
Article Frauenfeld : Geschichte, Romanshorn : Geschichte, from Wikipedia German edition
Institutions Structurae : Thurgovia
Biographies Biographie Portal, a common German - Swiss - Austrian project
see Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (in German), Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse (in French), Dizionario storico della Svizzera (in Italian)
List of Swiss People, from Wikipedia
Others

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen List of Presidents of the Small Council 1831-, from World Statesmen by Ben Cahoon
Population Figures Switzerland, Historical Population Statistics of the Provinces, from Population Statistics (Jan Lahmeyer)
Election Results Wahlen Thurgau (German language site, Elections, results since 2003)
Documents Historical Newspapers Kranten Historisch [historical newspapers], scroll down for Zwitserland
Kanton Thurgau, Leuetatze 2003-2011
Online Yearbooks Staatskalender
Switzerland
Regimentsbuch der XXII Kantone der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft : Kanton Thurgau, pp.190-199 in 1828 edition, pp.196-205 in 1829 edition, in German, GB
1837, BSB
Staatskalender der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft 1856, BSB, 1858, BSB, 1859, BSB, 1860-1861, BSB, 1861-1862, BSB, 1862-1863, BSB, 1863-1864, BSB, 1864-1865, BSB, 1865-1866, BSB, 1866-1867, BSB, 1867-1868, BSB, 1868-1869, BSB, 1869-1870 GB
Die Bundesbehörden der schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft (current)
Online Yearbooks Staatskalender
Thurgau
According to the Swiss Electronic Library, the Thurgauischer Staatskalender was issued since 1953, preceded by Staatskalender, Kanton Thurgau; in the 19th century it was published under the title Regiuerungs-Etat des Kantons Thurgau
Regierungs-Etat des Kantons Thurgau, 1827, in German, GB
2009/2010, 2010, from Kanton Thurgau
International Etat des cours de l'Europe ou Tableau des gouvernements, republiques etc. : Sujets de Suisse : Tourgaw 1783 p.200, Gallica
Genealogisch-historisch-statistischer Almanach, Canton Thurgau, 1830, pp.476-477, 1831 p.481, 1832 p.551, in German, GB
Image Databanks Category : Historical Images of the Canton of Thurgau, from Wikimedia Commons
Bilddatenbank, from Fotostiftung Schweiz
Alte Ansichtskarten Schweiz
Index of Historical Images : Switzerland (1 on Thurgau), from KJA
Archival Deposits Stadtarchiv St. Gallen : Schaffneramt im Thurgau: Urkunden und Akten
Constitutions Verfassungen des Kantons Thurgau (Constitutions of C.Th.), from Verfassungen.eu, in German
Laws Falliments-Ordnung für den Canton Thurgau, 1807, in German, GB
Thurgauer Rechtsbuch Online
Document Collections Thurgauisches Urkundenbuch vol.s 1-8, 1917-1967 ( RI Opac
Individual Documents Document 6. 1. 958, from Klosterarchiv Einsiedeln
S. Fehr, Etwas ueber den Krieg gegen den allgemeinen Willen im Kanton Thurgau vom 18ten April 1814, 1814, in German, GB
Historical Maps general collections Digitale Historische Karten der Schweiz, search for Thurgau
Search Swiss Electronic Library for Thurgau, click "Online Resources" (on the right, click "maps" on the right
institutions selling reproductions ThurGIS
entire canton, modern Thurgau in der Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts (1861), posted on Wikipedia
Map : Medieval Traffic Routes in Switzerland, Ecclesiastical Administrative Division in Switzerland c.1300, Territorial Development Swiss Confederacy, 1291-1797, Switzerland : Political Structure 1474, Switzerland : Political Structure 1530, Switzerland : Political Structure 1560, Political Structure in the 18th Century, Helvetic Republic 1798 (suggestion in draft to 1st H. constitution), Helvetic Republic 1798/1799 , Helvetic Republic 1801 (const. of Malmaison), Helvetic Republic 1802 (2nd H. constitution), Switzerland 1803-1813, Switzerland 1815-1847, division into cantons, from Wikipedia
entire canton, contemporary Category : Old Maps of the Canton of Thurgau, from Wikiperdia
detail, modern
detail, contemporary City Maps : Lake Constance 1897, Schaffhausen to Konstanz 1897, from Discus Media
Stadt Frauenfeld : Historische Karten
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
General Articles Thurgau, Romanshorn, Frauenfeld, from EB 1911
Articles Thurgau, Romanshorn, Frauenfeld, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Article Thurgau, from Brockhaus Konversationslexikon 1894-1896, in German
Religious
Economic J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Thurgau, posted by DTBSWS
Thurgow, vol.4 pp.626- in : J.Chr. Iselin, Thurgovie, pp.339-340 in vol.4 pt.1 of J.M. Demeunier, Economie politique et diplomatique, 1788, in French, GB
Geographical Thurgau, pp.143-280 in vol.3 of J.C. Faesi, Genaue und vollst?dige Staats- und Erd-Beschreibung der ganzen Eidgenossschaft, derselben gemeinen Herrschaften und zugewandten Orten, 1766, in German, GB
Die Landvogtey Thurgau, pp.2-44 in vol.4 of J.C. Füsslin, Staats- und Erdbeschreibung der schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft 1770, in German, GB
Der Kanton Thurgau, pp.79-81 in vol.5 : Helvetien oder die Schweiz und Italien of Th. Fr. Ehrmann, Neueste Länder-und Völkerkunde, 1808, in German, GB
Der Kanton Thurgau, pp.380-382 in G. Hassel, Lehrbuch der Statistik der Europäischen Staaten, 1822, in German, GB
Der Kanton Thurgau, pp.226-229 in G. Meyer von Kronau, Abriss der Erdbeschreibung und Staatskunde der Schweiz, 1824, in German, GB
The Canton of Thurgau, pp.165-166 in F.H. Ungewitter, Europe, past and present: a comprehensive manual of European geography and history, 1850, GB
Historical The Turgow, p.253 in vol.2 of Th. Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1745, GB
Neu-vermehrtes historisch- und geographisches allgemeines Lexicon, 1747, in German, posted on Google Books
Thurgovie, pp.546-550, in : M. Lutz, Dictionnaire geographique et statistique de la Suisse, 1837, in French, posted on Google Books
Thurgau, pp.85-88 in Kurze Geschichte der Schweitz zum Gebrauch der Schulen, 1782, in German, GB
Parliamentary Debates
Postal Routes etc. K.Fr. Jahn, Post-Reise-Handbuch, 1833, in German, GB; search for Thurgau, Kreuzlingen, Frauenfeld
Search Bradshaw's continental railway, steam transit, and general guide 1853, 1859, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, GB, for Thurgau, Kreuzlingen, Frauenfeld
Tour Guides Search J. Murray, The hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont: including the Protestant valleys of the Waldenses, 1811, GB, for Thurgau
Search Th. Roscoe, The tourist in Switzerland and Italy, 1830, GB, for Thurgau
Search K. Baedeker, Switzerland: with the neighboring lakes of northern Italy, Savoy, and the adjacent districts of Piedmont, Lombardy and the Tyrol, 1863, GB, for Thurgau
Search Englishman Abroad, Practical Swiss guide: Red book for Switzerland, the adjoining districts of Savoy, Piedmont, North Italy, the introductory routes from London, etc, 1864, GB, for Thurgau
Canton of Thurgau, pp.177-180 in Bradshaw's pedestrian route-book for Switzerland, Chamouni, and the Italian Lakes, 1870, GB
Travelogues
Exhibition Catalogues Switzerland, pp.1264- in vol.4 of Official descriptive and illustrated catalogue, Great Exhibition of 1851, 1851, search for Thurgowe, Frauenfeld
Switzerland, pp.412- from Official catalogue of the industrial department, London Exhibition 1862, GB ; search for Frauenfeld
Institutions Archives Staatsarchiv Thurgau
Musea Historisches Museum Thurgau
Kanton Thurgau, Amt für Archäologie, Museum
Monuments Denkmalpflege Thurgau, Inventarptojekte
Liste von Burgen und Schlössern in der Schweiz : Thurgau, from Wikipedia German edition
Denkmalschutz Historische Militärbauten, from Armasuisse; scroll down for Schaffhausen & Thurgau
Kategorie : Bauwerk im Kanton Thurgau, from Wikipedia German edition
Libraries Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau
National Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW
Coat of Arms, from Wikipedia
Coins information on A. coins Article Thurgau Frank, from Wikipedia
catalogue of A. coins
part of a collection Thurgau minted dated coins from 1808-1809 (Numiswiss
Thurgau, from Money Museum
Coin Thurgau 1 Kr 1808, from Napoleonic Medals
R. Stuart Poole, A descriptive catalogue of Swiss coins in the South Kensington Museum, 1878, IA; Diessenhofen p.124, Fischingen p.128, Thurgau pp.424-426
Search Coin Archives for Thurgau
Abtey Fischingen, pp.377-378 in vol.2 of G.E. von Haller, Schweizerisches Munz- und Medaillenkabinet 1781, in German, GB
Diessenhofen, p.454 in vol.2 of G.E. von Haller, Schweizerisches Munz- und Medaillenkabinet 1781, in German, GB

PRINTED REFERENCE
Bibliographies general
on Thurgau official
on Thurgau publications of institutions Historischer Verein des Kantons Thurgau I, II
Publikationen, from Kantonsbibliothek Thurgau
on Thurgau wider; chapter Th.
specialist Bücher und Schriften welche sich vorzugsweise auf Örtlichkeiten beziehen : Thurgau, pp.580-582 in vol.1 of Archiv für schweizerische Reformationsgeschichte, 1869, GB
historic library catalogue
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust
on Switzerland Swiss Electronic Library
Helvetic Archives, at the Swiss National Library
Thesis Server Dissertationen-Server Univ. Zurich; links to other Swiss Univ.' Dissertation Servers
Online Journals full text online Swiss Electronic Acvademic Library Service : Retrodigitized Journals : Sammlung Geschichte und Geographie
contents online
General Accounts
Specific Topics