The Protestant Reformation in the early to mid 1500s saw most Prussians convert to Protestantism whereas Poland remained, and still remains, solidly Roman Catholic. In 1525 Ducal Prussia became a hereditary duchy under Albrecht Hohenzollern, the last grand master of the Teutonic Knights.
What country is Prussia known as today?
Prussia no longer exists, but former west and east Prussia are today part of Poland and Russia. They were given to Poland and Russia after the world war for various (good) reasons.
Are there any hohenzollerns left?
The Hohenzollerns were overthrown and the Weimar Republic was established, thus bringing an end to the German monarchy.
|House of Hohenzollern|
|Current head||Germany and Prussia: Prince Georg Friedrich (1994–present) Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen: Prince Karl Friedrich (2010–present)|