Heinrich Reuß von Plauen (~1400-1470) was a knight-brother of the Teutonic Order who also served as its 32nd Grand Master from 1467 until 1470. Heinrich Reuß was born in Plauen, Thuringia to the Reuß family and was a distant relative of the famous 27th Grand Master Heinrich von Plauen. Perhaps due to his homeland’s strong connection with the Order, Heinrich Reuß joined it at a young age. He began in the priestly wing of the organization and first served as a brother in one of the Order’s German monasteries.

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