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Ludbreg
Ludbreg
is a town in Croatia, located halfway between Varaždin
Varaždin
and Koprivnica
Koprivnica
near the river Drava. It has 3,603 inhabitants, and a total of 8,478 in the entire municipality (census 2011).[2]

Contents

1 History 2 Municipality 3 Notable people 4 References 5 External links

History[edit]

Chapel of the Holy Blood

For centuries Ludbreg
Ludbreg
has been a popular place of pilgrimage. In 1320 the city was mentioned for the first time as Castrum Ludbreg, when owned by Hungarian noble Nicholas Ludbregi. The name of the town comes probably from a crusader named Lobring, who founded the settlement. The renovated Castle of Batthyány is home to a well-known restoration workshop. Ludbreg
Ludbreg
is also a region of vineyard cultivation (especially Riesling
Riesling
and Graševina).[3] The town became famous after the eucharistic miracle, that happened in the castle chapel in 1411 and was investigated and confirmed by pope Leo X in 1513. In the late 19th and early 20th century, Ludbreg
Ludbreg
was a district capital in the Varaždin County
Varaždin County
of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia. Municipality[edit] The following settlements comprise the Ludberg municipality:[2][4]

Apatija, population 250 Bolfan, population 413 Čukovec, population 322 Globočec Ludbreški, population 491 Hrastovsko, population 760 Kućan Ludbreški, population 186 Ludbreg, population 3,603 Segovina, population 37 Selnik, population 844 Sigetec Ludbreški, population 667 Slokovec, population 257 Vinogradi Ludbreški, population 648

Notable people[edit]

Rudolf Fizir
Rudolf Fizir
(1891–1960), airplane constructor[5] Mladen Kerstner (1928–1991), writer[6] Tomislav Mužek (born 1976), opera singer Vladimir Filipović (1906–1984), philosopher[7] Sara Kolak
Sara Kolak
(born 1995), javelin thrower

References[edit]

^ "Welcome to the Center of the World". Touristic Board of Ludbreg
Ludbreg
(in Croatian). Retrieved 2009-03-19.  ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Ludbreg". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.  ^ Tourist Board of Ludbreg
Ludbreg
Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Official Website of Ludbreg
Ludbreg
Archived 2007-04-18 at the Wayback Machine. ^ www.villa-pape.com/famous-croatians ^ Mladen Kerstner in the library of Ludberg Archived 2007-12-29 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Zenko, Franjo: Novija hrvatska filozofija, Zagreb, 1995.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ludbreg.

Ludbreg
Ludbreg
official site (in Croatian)

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Varaždin
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