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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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