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Eisenach
Eisenach
Eisenach
is a town in Thuringia, Germany
Germany
with 42,000 inhabitants, located 50 kilometres (31 miles) west of Erfurt, 70 km (43 miles) southeast of Kassel
Kassel
and 150 km (93 miles) northeast of Frankfurt. It is the main urban centre of western Thuringia
Thuringia
and bordering northeastern Hessian regions, situated near the former Inner German border. A major attraction is Wartburg
Wartburg
castle, which has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 1999. Eisenach
Eisenach
was an early capital of Thuringia
Thuringia
in the 12th and 13th centuries. St. Elizabeth lived at the court of the Ludowingians here between 1211 and 1228. Later, Martin Luther
Martin Luther
came to Eisenach
Eisenach
and translated the Bible into German
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Black Death
The Black Death, also known as the Black Plague, Great Plague or simply Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people in Eurasia
Eurasia
and peaking in Europe
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Kassel
Kassel
Kassel
(German pronunciation: [ˈkasl̩] ( listen); spelled Cassel until 1928) is a city located on the Fulda River
Fulda River
in northern Hesse, Germany. It is the administrative seat of the Regierungsbezirk Kassel
Kassel
and the Kreis of the same name and had 200,507 inhabitants in December 2015. The former capital of the state of Hesse- Kassel
Kassel
has many palaces and parks, including the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, which is a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site
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Leipzig
Leipzig
Leipzig
(/ˈlaɪpsɪɡ/; German: [ˈlaɪptsɪç]) is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. With a population of 582,277 inhabitants[3] (1.1 million[4] residents in the larger urban zone)[1] it is Germany's tenth most populous city.[5][6] Leipzig
Leipzig
is located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) southwest of Berlin
Berlin
at the confluence of the White Elster, Pleisse, and Parthe
Parthe
rivers at the southern end of the North German Plain. Leipzig
Leipzig
has been a trade city since at least the time of the Holy Roman Empire.[7] The city sits at the intersection of the Via Regia and Via Imperii, two important medieval trade routes
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Louis The Springer
Louis the Springer (German: Ludwig der Springer), sometimes called Louis the Jumper, or Louis the Leaper, also known as Louis of Schauenburg (1042 – 1123 in Reinhardsbrunn) was a German nobleman. He was the ruling count of Thuringia from 1056 until his death. Little is known about him, although he is mentioned in many legends.Contents1 Life 2 Legacy 3 Marriage and issue 4 Footnotes and references 5 External linksLife[edit] Louis was a son of Louis the Bearded and a member of the Franconian noble Ludowingians dynasty. He was baptized in the parish church in Altenbergen (today part of Leinatal). Around 1080, Louis and his brother Beringe founded the Schönrain Priory. In a document dated 1100, the two brothers are called of Schauenburg, after a castle which their father had built near Friedrichroda. It is generally assumed that Louis the Springer built the Wartburg, which became the nucleus of the Landgraviate of Thuringia
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East Hesse Highlands
The East Hesse Highlands (German: Osthessisches Bergland) describes a heavily wooded range of hills lying mainly in the German state of Hesse, but also extending a little way into Lower Saxony to the north, Thuringia to the east and Bavaria to the southeast. The region is sandwiched between the West Hesse Depression to the west, the Weser Uplands to the north, the Thuringian Basin to the northeast, the northwestern edge of the Thuringian Forest to the east, the Spessart to the south and the Wetterau to the southwest. The East Hesse Highlands forms a natural region (no. 35 or D47) and is both part of the European Central Uplands as well as the Rhine-Weser watershed
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Duchy Of Brabant
The Duchy of Brabant was a State of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
established in 1183. It developed from the Landgraviate of Brabant and formed the heart of the historic Low Countries, part of the Burgundian Netherlands
Netherlands
from 1430 and of the Habsburg Netherlands
Habsburg Netherlands
from 1482, until it was partitioned after the Dutch revolt. Present-day North Brabant
North Brabant
(Staats-Brabant) was adjudicated to the Generality Lands
Generality Lands
of the Dutch Republic
Dutch Republic
according to the 1648 Peace of Westphalia, while the reduced duchy remained part of the Southern Netherlands
Netherlands
until it was conquered by French Revolutionary forces in 1794
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Social Democratic Party Of Germany
Progressive Alliance European Parliament
European Parliament
group Progressive Alliance
Progressive Alliance
of Socialists and DemocratsColors      RedBundestag153 / 709Bundesrat20 / 69State Parliaments516 / 1,821European Parliament27 / 96Prime Ministers of States7 / 16Websitewww.spd.dePolitics of Germany Political parties ElectionsThe Social Democratic Party of Germany
Germany
(German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD) is a social-democratic[4][5][6] political party in Germany. The party, led by acting Chairman Olaf Scholz
Olaf Scholz
since 2018, has become one of the two major contemporary political parties in Germany, along with the Christian Democratic Union (CDU)
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Weimar Classicism
Weimar
Weimar
Classicism
Classicism
(German: Weimarer Klassik) was a German literary and cultural movement, whose practitioners established a new humanism, from the synthesis of ideas from Romanticism, Classicism, and the Age of Enlightenment. The Weimarer Klassik movement lasted thirty-
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Early Modern Period
The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era. Although the chronological limits of the period are open to debate, the timeframe spans the period after the late portion of the post-classical age (c. 1500), known as the Middle Ages, through the beginning of the Age of Revolutions (c
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UNESCO World Heritage
A World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations
United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. The sites are judged important to the collective interests of humanity. To be selected, a World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
must be an already classified landmark, unique in some respect as a geographically and historically identifiable place having special cultural or physical significance (such as an ancient ruin or historical structure, building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, mountain, or wilderness area)
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Inner German Border
East: Nationale Volksarmee Grenztruppen der DDR Ministerium für Staatssicherheit Volkspolizei Group of Soviet Forces in GermanyWest: Bundeswehr Bundesgrenzschutz Bundeszollverwaltung Bayerische Grenzpolizei British Army British Frontier Service United States
United States
ArmyThe inner German border (German: innerdeutsche Grenze or deutsch-deutsche Grenze; initially also Zonengrenze) was the border between the German Democratic Republic
German Democratic Republic
(GDR, East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany
Germany
(FRG, West Germany) from 1949 to 1990. Not including the similar and physically separate Berlin Wall, the border was 1,393 kilometres (866 mi) long and ran from the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
to Czechoslovakia. It was formally established on 1 July 1945 as the boundary between the Western and Soviet occupation zones of former Nazi Germany
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Hesse
Hesse
Hesse
(/ˈhɛsə/)[4] or Hessia (German: Hessen [ˈhɛsn̩], Hessian dialect: Hesse
Hesse
[ˈhɛzə]) is a federal state (Land) of the Federal Republic of Germany, with just over six million inhabitants. The state capital is Wiesbaden; the largest city is Frankfurt
Frankfurt
am Main. Until the unification of Germany, the territory of Hesse
Hesse
was occupied by the Grand Duchy of Hesse, the Duchy of Nassau, the free city of Frankfurt and the Electorate of Hesse, known also as Hesse-Cassel. Due to divisions after World War II, the modern federal state does not cover the entire cultural region of Hesse, which includes both the State of Hesse
Hesse
and the area known as Rhenish Hesse
Rhenish Hesse
(Rheinhessen) in the neighbouring state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The English name "Hesse" originates in the Hessian dialects
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Frankfurt
Frankfurt, officially Frankfurt
Frankfurt
am Main (German: [ˈfʁaŋkfʊɐ̯ t am ˈmaɪn] ( listen); lit. ' Frankfurt
Frankfurt
on the Main'), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse
Hesse
and the fifth-largest city in Germany. Frankfurt
Frankfurt
was a city state, the Free City of Frankfurt, for nearly five centuries, and was one of the most important cities of the Holy Roman Empire; it lost its sovereignty in 1866. In 2015, Frankfurt
Frankfurt
has a population of 732,688 within its administrative boundaries,[4] and 2.3 million in its urban area.[2][5] The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, which has a population of 5.5 million[1] and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after Rhine-Ruhr
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War Of The Thuringian Succession
The War of the Thuringen Succession (German: thüringisch-hessische Erbfolgekrieg) (1247–1264) was a military conflict over a successor to the last Landgrave of Thuringia for control of the state of Thuringia (now in modern-day Germany).Contents1 Source of the conflict 2 Results of the war 3 See also 4 ReferencesSource of the conflict[edit] With the death of the childless Landgrave Henry Raspe in 1247, the Ludowingian line of Thuringian landgraves became extinct in the male line. His property included not only large parts of Thuringia, but also the Countship of Hesse had come into Ludowingian possession through the female line. In 1122, before his acquisition of the title of Landgrave, Count Louis I of Thuringia had married Hedwig of Gudensberg, the female heir of the Hessian comital family of the Gisonen. The Gisonen, whose lands were initially mainly in the upper Lahn area, had previously come into the significant inheritance of Count Werner in Lower Hesse
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Vehicle Registration Plate
A vehicle registration plate, also known as a number plate (British English) or a license plate (American English), is a metal or plastic plate attached to a motor vehicle or trailer for official identification purposes. All countries require registration plates for road vehicles such as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Whether they are required for other vehicles, such as bicycles, boats, or tractors, may vary by jurisdiction. The registration identifier is a numeric or alphanumeric ID that uniquely identifies the vehicle owner within the issuing region's vehicle register. In some countries, the identifier is unique within the entire country, while in others it is unique within a state or province. Whether the identifier is associated with a vehicle or a person also varies by issuing agency
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