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Duke Duc Duca Duque Herzog Hertug Hertig Herttua3 князь Kniaz[?]4
Prince¹ Prince¹ Principe¹ Príncipe¹ Fürst Furst3 Furst3 Ruhtinas3
Marquess Marquis Marchese Marques Markgraf² Marki Markis3 Markiisi3 Boyar4
Earl / Count Comte Conte Conde Graf Greve Greve Kreivi
Viscount Vicomte Visconte Vizconde   Visegreve    
Baron Baron     Freiherr Baron Friherre Paroni  
Baronet              
Knight Chevalier     Ritter Ridder   Ritari
Notes:
1) Prince/principe can also be a royal title, Prinz in German
2) In the German system by rank approximately equal to Landgraf and Pfalzgraf
3) Not in current domestic use.
4) For domestic Russian nobility only the two titles Kniaz and Boyar were used.

See also: Ranks of nobility and peerage



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