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Kaufbeuren
Kaufbeuren
(German pronunciation: [kaʊfˈbɔʏʁən]) is an independent town in the Regierungsbezirk
Regierungsbezirk
of Swabia, Bavaria. The town is completely enclaved within the district of Ostallgäu.

Contents

1 Districts 2 Mayors 3 Culture and Objects of Interest

3.1 Museums

4 Famous residents 5 Kaufbeuren
Kaufbeuren
Air Base 6 Tänzelfest 7 Partner Towns 8 References 9 External links

Districts[edit]

Kaufbeuren
Kaufbeuren
(Altstadt - Old Town) Hirschzell Kemnat Neugablonz Oberbeuren

Mayors[edit] Stefan Bosse (CSU) is the Lord Mayor
Lord Mayor
of Kaufbeuren
Kaufbeuren
since November 2004. He was reelected in March 2014 with 57,48 % of the votes.[2] Culture and Objects of Interest[edit]

Townhall (built 1879–1881) Crescentiakloster (founded 1150) Historic Old Town with partially conserved, historic city wall St.-Martins-Kirche Fünfknopfturm (Five-Button-Tower) St.-Blasius-Kirche Hexenturm Gerberturm Pulverturm Münzturm Sywollnturm Zollhäuschen Stadttheater Kaufbeuren kunsthaus kaufbeuren

Museums[edit]

Stadtmuseum Feuerwehrmuseum Puppentheater-Museum Isergebirgs-Museum (Neugablonz)

Famous residents[edit]

Maria Crescentia Höss (1682-1744), nun, beatified 1900, sainted 2001 Sophie von La Roche
Sophie von La Roche
(1730-1807, writer Ludwig Ganghofer
Ludwig Ganghofer
(1855-1920), writer

Ludwig Ganghofer
Ludwig Ganghofer
1908 painted by Friedrich August von Kaulbach

Rudolf Roessler (1897-1958), publisher and spy Wilhelm Walcher (1910-2005), physicist Hans Liebherr
Hans Liebherr
(1915-1993) master mason, inventor of the mobile tower crane and founder of the international Liebherr Group. Hans Magnus Enzensberger
Hans Magnus Enzensberger
(born 1929), poet, writer and publisher Walter Riester (born 1943), politician (SPD), Secretary of State for Employment 1998-2002 Dieter Hegen, (born 1962), former ice-hockey player

Maria Crescentia Höss

Erich Weishaupt (born 1952), ice hockey player Alexander Sulzer, (born 1984), ice hockey player

Kaufbeuren
Kaufbeuren
Air Base[edit] The Kaufbeuren Air Base
Kaufbeuren Air Base
was established as a Luftwaffe
Luftwaffe
station in 1935. When seized by the United States Army in May 1945 at the end of World War II it was discovered to be the final location of Nazi Party's top secret FA signals intelligence and cryptanalytic agency.[3] After serving as a U.S. airbase during the post-war period, the field was ultimately returned to the town, and today serves as a German Air Force
German Air Force
training field. Tänzelfest[edit] The Tänzelfest is a festival, which takes place usually at the end of June. Children re-enact the history of the town in traditional costume.[1] There are a lot of events at this time. Partner Towns[edit]

Ferrara, Italy
Italy
(since 1991) Szombathely, Hungary
Hungary
(since 1992) Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic
Czech Republic
(since 2009)

References[edit]

^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). January 2018.  ^ Amtsinhaber Stefan Bosse als Kaufbeurer OB mit absoluter Mehrheit wiedergewählt, accessed May 14, 2014 ^ http://www.ticomarchive.com/the-targets/fa-nazi-party

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kaufbeuren.

 "Kaufbeuren". Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). 1911.  Official website kunsthaus kaufbeuren Tänzelfest in Kaufbeuren Details zur Stadtgeschichte Kaufbeurens

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Urban and rural districts in the Free State of Bavaria
Bavaria
in Germany
Germany

Urban districts

Amberg Ansbach Aschaffenburg Augsburg Bamberg Bayreuth Coburg Erlangen Fürth Hof Ingolstadt Kaufbeuren Kempten Landshut Memmingen München (Munich) Nürnberg (Nuremberg) Passau Regensburg Rosenheim Schwabach Schweinfurt Straubing Weiden Würzburg

Rural districts

Aichach-Friedberg Altötting Amberg-Sulzbach Ansbach Aschaffenburg Augsburg Bad Kissingen Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen Bamberg Bayreuth Berchtesgadener Land Cham Coburg Dachau Deggendorf Dillingen Dingolfing-Landau Donau-Ries Ebersberg Eichstätt Erding Erlangen-Höchstadt Forchheim Freising Freyung-Grafenau Fürstenfeldbruck Fürth Garmisch-Partenkirchen Günzburg Haßberge Hof Kelheim Kitzingen Kronach Kulmbach Landsberg Landshut Lichtenfels Lindau Main-Spessart Miesbach Miltenberg Mühldorf München (Munich) Neuburg-Schrobenhausen Neumarkt Neustadt (Aisch)-Bad Windsheim Neustadt an der Waldnaab Neu-Ulm Nürnberger Land Oberallgäu Ostallgäu Passau Pfaffenhofen Regen Regensburg Rhön-Grabfeld Rosenheim Roth Rottal-Inn Schwandorf Schweinfurt Starnberg Straubing-Bogen Tirschenreuth Traunstein Unterallgäu Weilheim-Schongau Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen Wunsiedel Würzburg

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Swabian League
Swabian League
(1488–1534) of the  Holy Roman Empire

Imperial cities

Aalen Augsburg Biberach Bopfingen Dinkelsbühl Donauwörth Esslingen Giengen Heilbronn Isny Kaufbeuren Kempten Leutkirch Lindau Memmingen Nördlingen Pfullendorf Ravensburg Reutlingen Schwäbisch Gmünd Schwäbisch Hall Überlingen Ulm Wangen Weil Wimpfen

Nobility

St George's Shield (Gesellschaft von Sanktjörgenschild)

Territories

Brandenburg-Ansbach Baden Bavaria Bayreuth Palatinate Hesse Mainz Trier Württemberg

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Swabian Circle
Swabian Circle
(1500–1806) of the Holy Roman Empire

Ecclesiastical

Augsburg Constance Ellwangen Kempten Lindau

Secular

Baden Buchau Heiligenberg Hohenzollern-Hechingen Klettgau Liechtenstein Tengen Waldburg

Scheer Trauchburg Waldsee Wolfegg Wurzach Zeil

Württemberg

Prelates

Baindt Buchau Elchingen Gengenbach Gutenzell Heggbach Irsee Kaisheim Mainau Marchtal Neresheim Ochsenhausen Petershausen Roggenburg Rot Rottenmünster Salmanweiler St. George's in Isny Schussenried Söflingen Ursberg Weingarten Weißenau Wettenhausen Zwiefalten

Counts Lords

Altshausen Baar Bondorf Eberstein Eglingen Eglofs Fugger

Jakob Johann Markus

Gundelfingen Gutenstein Hausen Heiligenberg Hohenems Hohengeroldseck Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen Justingen Kinzigerthal Königsegg and Aulendorf Lustenau Meßkirch Mindelheim
Mindelheim
/ Schwabegg Oberdischingen Öttingen

Baldern Öttingen Wallerstein

Rechberg Rothenfels and Stauffen Stühlingen
Stühlingen
and Hohenhöwen Tettnang
Tettnang
/ Langenargen Thannhausen Wiesensteig

Cities

Aalen Augsburg Biberach Bopfingen Buchau Buchhorn Dinkelsbühl Eßlingen Gengenbach Giengen Heilbronn Isny Kaufbeuren Kempten Leutkirch Lindau Memmingen Nördlingen Offenburg Pfullendorf Ravensburg Reutlingen Rottweil Schwäbisch Gmünd Schwäbisch Hall Überlingen Ulm Wangen Weil Wimpfen Zell

Circles est. 1500: Bavarian, Swabian, Upper Rhenish, Lower Rhenish–Westphalian, Franconian, (Lower) Saxon Circles est. 1512: Austrian, Burgundian, Upper Saxon, Electoral Rhenish     ·     Unencircled territories

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Free imperial cities of the Holy Roman Empire

By 1792

Aachen Aalen Augsburg Biberach Bopfingen BremenH Buchau Buchhorn CologneH Dinkelsbühl DortmundH Eßlingen Frankfurt Friedberg Gengenbach Giengen GoslarH HamburgH Heilbronn Isny Kaufbeuren Kempten Kessenich Leutkirch Lindau LübeckH Memmingen Mühlhausen MülhausenD, S Nordhausen Nördlingen Nuremberg Offenburg Pfullendorf Ravensburg Regensburg Reutlingen Rothenburg RottweilS Schwäbisch Gmünd Schwäbisch Hall Schweinfurt Speyer Überlingen Ulm Wangen Weil Weißenburg in Bayern Wetzlar Wimpfen Windsheim Worms Zell

Free Imperial Cities as of 1648

Lost imperial immediacy or no longer part of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
by 1792

BaselS BernS Besançon Brakel Cambrai Diessenhofen Donauwörth Duisburg Düren Gelnhausen HagenauD Herford KaysersbergD KolmarD Konstanz LandauD Lemgo LucerneS Mainz Metz MunsterD ObernaiD Pfeddersheim Rheinfelden RosheimD St. GallenS Sarrebourg SchaffhausenS Schmalkalden SchlettstadtD SoestH SolothurnS Straßburg Toul TurckheimD Verden Verdun Warburg Weißenburg in ElsaßD ZürichS

D Member of the Décapole H Member of the Hanseatic League S Member or associate of the Swiss Confederacy

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 129016379 ISNI: 0000 0004 0581 7562 GND: 4030060-2 BNF:

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