Heráldica de la familia: Bellem
Ancient and noble German family, originally from Baden-Württemberg, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has been handed down, the family was declared noble because of the valuable services rendered to Charles IV, Holy Roman Empire, becoming part of the "Briefadel", the so-called new nobility as opposed to "Uradel", a term coined only in modern times, in reference to noble families whose ancestral lineage can be traced back to before the Middle Ages. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the... Continuarápublic service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Heinrich, procurator in Rome, flourishing in 1411; Hans, landowner in Baden-Württemberg, flourishing in 1499; Gerard, jurist, flourishing in Freiburg, in 1512; Karl Hans, landowner in Baden-Württemberg, flourishing in 1545; Heinrich, militiaman, flourishing in Stuttgart, in 1603; Hans, councillor in Stuttgart, flourishing in 1623; Jan, landowner in Baden-Württemberg, flourishing in 1649; Karl, military doctor, flourishing in Stuttgart, in 1672; Ludwig, jurist in Stuttgart, flourishing in 1710; Otto, landowner, flourishing in Freiburg, in 1745; Franz, jurist, flourishing in 1753; Karl, jurist, flourishing in the eighteenth century; Siegfried, general of cavalry. Family names so old, without any doubt, honour not only the families but also the cities that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious persons.