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Map of Germany showing Eutin

Eutin is the district capital of Ostholstein located in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Inhabitants: 17000. Image File history File links Credit: Arne Klempert & Thomas Mack License: LGPL Source: http://www. ... Ostholstein is a district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 Bundesländer in Germany. ...

Eutin Castle
Eutin Castle

The originally Slawonic settlement (Utin) was populated since the 12th century by Dutch settlers. In 1156 Eutin became market town and temporarily seat of a bishopric, the city rights were given in the year 1257. Eutin Castle (Germany) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... Events Establishment of the Carmelite Order Hogen Rebellion in Japan January 20 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland. ... Events La Sorbonne, the famous university in Paris, is founded Eutin in Schleswig-Holstein is given its city rights Henry III of England orders the production of a coinage of pure gold location of city Cracow Births Sancho IV king of Castile and León Deaths Pho Khun Si Indrathit...


Birthplace of composer Carl Maria von Weber. To honor him, a free air stage (Freilichtbühne) was built in a park 1951 where several operas, and orchestral works are performed during the summer months (changing each season), at least one of them written by Carl Maria von Weber. The capacity of this stage is about 2000 visitors and there is no roof at all, only optional for the orchestra to protect the instruments. It is a good idea to bring a raincoat or similar to the performance if the weather is unstable. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Poet and translator Johann Heinrich Voß lived in Eutin for about 20 years as principal of the local grammar school which bears his name until today (Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Gymnasium). Johann Heinrich Voß (Voss) (February 20, 1751 – March 29, 1826), German poet and translator, was born at Sommersdorf in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the son of a farmer. ...


The mathematician Nikolaus Mercator was born in Eutin in 1620. Nicholas Mercator (c. ...


Eutin's sister city is Lawrence, Kansas. Lawrence is a city located in Douglas County, Kansas. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Other U.S. States Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D) Official languages None Area 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² (15th)  - Land 81,815 mi²; 211,900 km²  - Water 462 mi²; 1,196 km² (0. ...


External links

  • Official city site
  • Site of the free air stage

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Eutin - LoveToKnow 1911 (194 words)
EUTIN, a town of Germany, capital of the principality of Lubeck, which is an enclave in the Prussian province of SchleswigHolstein and belongs to the grand-duchy of Oldenburg, picturesquely situated on the Lake Eutin, 20 m.
Towards the end of the 18th century Eutin acquired some fame as the residence of a group of poets and writers, of whom the best-known were Johann Heinrich Voss, the brothers Stolberg, and Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi.
In the neighbourhood is a beautiful tract of country, rich in beech forests and fjords, known as "the Holstein Switzerland," largely frequented in summer by the Hamburgers.
Eutin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (197 words)
In 1156 Eutin became a market town and, temporarily, the seat of a bishopric.
Eutin is the birthplace of composer Carl Maria von Weber.
Nikolaus Mercator, Mathematician, born in Eutin in 1620.
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