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Bad Buchau
Bad Buchau

Bad Buchau is a little town in the district of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany with about 4,000 inhabitants. It is near to the Federsee. Image File history File links Bad_Buchau_Wappen. ... Image File history File links Bad_Buchau_Wappen. ... Biberach is a district in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Baden-Württemberg is a federal state in southwestern Germany to the east of the Upper Rhine. ...


To Bad Buchau belong the nine villages of Allmannsweiler, Dürnau, Kanzach, Betzenweiler, Moosburg, Alleshausen, Seekirch, Tiefenbach and Oggelshausen.


The official language is the German language, however, day-to-day conversations by the majority of its inhabitants are in Swabian German German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


History

Buchau Abbey was founded in 770AD by the Frankish Count Warin and his wife Adelindis, from whom the present "Adelindisfest" takes its name. The church still serves as the parish church. Buchau Abbey or the Imperial Abbey of Buchau ( Reichsstift Buchau) was a nunnery, and later collegiate foundation, in the present town of Bad Buchau in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Events Emperor Konin ascends to the throne of Japan, succeeding Empress Shotoku. ...


819 and 857 Grants for the Abbey are received from the Frankish Kings Louis the Pious and Louis the German respectively. Events The Abbasid capital is moved back to Baghdad Louis the Pious marries Judith Welf Births Deaths Categories: 819 ... Events Viking raid of Dorestad. ... Louis the Pious, contemporary depiction from 826 as a miles Christi (soldier of Christ), with a poem of Rabanus Maurus overlaid. ... Louis the German (also known as Louis II or Louis the Bavarian) (804 - August 28, 876), the third son of the emperor Louis the Pious and his first wife, Ermengarde of Hesbaye, was the king of Bavaria from 817, when his father partitioned the empire, and king of East Francia...


902 Three brothers are killed when attempting to kidnap their sister from Buchau's Abbey in order to get her married. Their mother, Countess Adelindis, enters the Abbey in order to atone their deed and is to this day admired as a great benefactrix and Saint to the people. She rests together with her slain sons in the crypt of the collegiate church. Events Births Deaths Categories: 902 ...


1014 or 1022 A mint and market ist mentioned by the Abbey. Buchau appears for the first time as a "Freie Reichsstadt" (Free Imperial City) Events February 14 - Pope Benedict VIII recognizes Henry of Bavaria as King of Germany July 29 - Battle of Kleidion: Basil II inflicts not only a decisive defeat on the Bulgarian army, but his subsequent savage treatment of 15,000 prisoners reportedly causes Tsar Samuil of Bulgaria to die of shock... Events Several Catharist heretics are killed in Toulouse. ...


1417 The Abbey is declared a secular convent and accepts daughters of aristocrats, mostly from Swabian Duchies Events Antipope Benedict XIII is deposed, and Pope Martin V is elected. ...


1577 The Free Imperial City incorporated a Jewish Community, which quickly gains prominance under the protection of the city. Events March 17 - formation of the Cathay Company to send Martin Frobisher back to the New World for more gold May 28 - Publication of the Bergen Book, better known as the Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord, one of the Lutheran confessional writings. ...


1650 A Jewish Cemetary is constructed, where c. 1000 departed rest today. // Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ...


1730 and 1837 Erection of a Synagogue for the growing Jewish community Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births April 16 - Henry Clinton, British general (d. ... | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


1787 and 1808 Lake Federsee's level is lowered, yet hopes to gain farm land in this manner are dashed. However, the construction of roads is now possible. 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


1802/1803 The Freedom of the 'Free City' and the convent ends. Both become the property of the Baron of Thurn and Taxis by decree of the Regensburg parliament "Reichstag von Regensburg". --69. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


1806 Buchau becomes a Royal-Wuerttemberg Country Township 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


1807 The Jewish Community receive the right to acquire goods 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


1828 The Jewish Community receive their civil liberties 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


1896 - 1917 The narrow-gauge railway Schussenried - Buchau - Riedlingen is being built as a feeder line to and from the main lines. 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Riedlingen is a town in the south-west of Germany. ...


1911 The boardwalk is installed, which leads to Lake Federsee by intersecting a wide reed belt. Buchau and the Lake Federsee area are already becoming well known through archaeological digs in the moor. Noteworthy is the unearthing of the Waterfortress Buchau "Wasserburg Buchau", a settlement from the late bronze age (1100-800 BC). Establishment of the Wildlife Preserve Federsee, which today presents the largest turf moor wildlife preserve in Baden-Wuerttemberg. 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Events William II of England dies in a hunting accident - Henry I becomes King of England King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties, one of the first examples of a constitution. ... Events December 25, Rome, coronation of Charles the Great (Charlemagne) as emperor by Pope Leo III. Celtic monks begin work on the Book of Kells on the Island of Iona. ...


1938 The Synagogue is demolished, the Jewish community destroyed. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


1949 Opening of the civic spa 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...


1963 Buchau receives the title of "Bad" ("Spa") and is henceforth known as Bad Buchau 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


1968 Opening of the new Federseemuseum. The "Federseemuseum" [1] has especially good displays relating to the Stone Age and Bronze Age, of which the area is rich in archaeological remains. 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Stone Age fishing hook. ... The Bronze Age is a period in a civilizations development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ...


1969 The narrow-gauge railroad line is ultimately retired. 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...


1963 - 1998 Expansion of Bad Buchau's Spa with a thermal spring and large spa gardens 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Other

The best-known company is Kessler GmbH, based in the industrial area of Kappel.


External links

  • (German) Town Website
  • (German) German Wiki for Bad Buchau


Coordinates: 48°04′N 9°37′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Bad Buchau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (536 words)
Bad Buchau is a little town in the district of Biberach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany with about 4,000 inhabitants.
To Bad Buchau belong the nine villages of Allmannsweiler, Dürnau, Kanzach, Betzenweiler, Moosburg, Alleshausen, Seekirch, Tiefenbach and Oggelshausen.
Noteworthy is the unearthing of the Waterfortress Buchau "Wasserburg Buchau", a settlement from the late bronze age (1100-800 BC).
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