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Fürth - Wikipedia

Fürth

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South part of the city, seen from the "Alte Veste" (Zirndorf), 2004

The city of Fürth is located in the north of %20%20%20With%20an%20area%20of%2070%2C553%20km%26%23178%3B%20and%2012.... Bavaria, %20%20%20The%20Federal%20Republic%20of%20Germany%20(%20%20German%3A%20Bundesrepublik%20Deutschland)%20is%20one%20of%20%20%20the%20world%5Cs%20leading%20%20%20industrialised%20countries%2C%20located%20in%20the%20heart%20of%20%20%20Europe.%20... Germany in the district of %20%20%20Mittelfranken%20(Middle%20Franconia)%20is%20one%20of%20the%20three%20administrative%20regions%20of%20Franconia%20in%20Bavaria%2C%20Germany.%20%20%20... Middle Franconia. Together with the major cities of %20%20%20%20This%20article%20is%20about%20the%20city%20in%20Germany.%20... Nuremberg and %20%20%20%20%20Erlangen%20is%20a%20German%20city%20in%20Middle%20Franconia.%20... Erlangen and several minor cities, it forms the so called "Middle-Franconian conurbation". As of January 2004 it is populated by about 112.000 inhabitants.

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History

The first village is known at the confluence of the rivers Pegnitz and Rednitz (forming the river %20%20%20The%20Regnitz%20is%20a%20river%20in%20Bavaria%2C%20Germany.%20... Regnitz) since the year %20%20%20%20%20For%20other%20uses%2C%20see%20number%20800.%20%20%20%20%20... 800. This was an advantageous place, for several old trade-routes crossed the rivers here.


The town of Fürth is first mentioned in the year %20%20%20%20%20%20Events%20%20Aethelred%20buys%20two%20years%20of%20peace%20with%20the%20Danes%20for%2036%2C000%20pounds%20of%20silver.%20... 1007 when %20%20The%20Holy%20Roman%20Emperor%20was%2C%20with%20some%20variation%2C%20the%20ruler%20of%20the%20Holy%20Roman%20Empire%2C%20the%20predecessor%20of%20modern%20Germany%2C%20during%20its%20existence%20from%20the%2010th%20century%20until%20its%20collapse%20in%201806.%20... Emperor %20%20%20Henry%20II%20of%20Germany%20(972%20-%2013%20July%201024)%2C%20was%20the%20fifth%20and%20last%20Holy%20Roman%20Emperor%20of%20the%20Saxon%20or%20Ottonian%20dynasty.%20... Heinrich II. handed over his property "locum Furti dictum" to the %20%20%20%20%20%20%20Bishop%20(disambiguation).%20%20... bishop of %20%20%20%20%20Bamberg%20is%20a%20city%20in%20Bavaria%2C%20Germany.%20... Bamberg. From then on, authority over Fürth changed several times between the bishop of Bamberg, the %20%20%20%20%20%20Graf%20is%20a%20German%20noble%20title%20equal%20in%20rank%20to%20a%20count%20or%20an%20earl.%20... Margrave of %20%20%20See%20Ansbach%2C%20Austria%20for%20the%20Austrian%20town%20of%20the%20same%20name.%20%20%20%20... Ansbach and the ruler of Nuremberg. This constellation is represented in the crest of Fürth, a three-leafed cloverleaf.


In the %20%20%20%20%20%20The%20victory%20of%20Gustavus%20Adolphus%20at%20the%20Battle%20of%20Breitenfeld%20(1631)%20%20%20The%20Thirty%20Years%5C%20War%20was%20a%20conflict%20fought%20between%20the%20years%201618%20and%201648%2C%20principally%20in%20the%20central%20European%20territory%20of%20the%20Holy%20Roman%20Empire%2C%20but%20also%20involving%20most%20of%20the%20major%20continental%20powers.%20... Thirty Years War the town was burnt down, only a few monuments like the St. Michaels Church survived.


Monuments

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Gauklerbrunnen at the "Grüner Markt", 2004

Fürth survived the %20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20Mushroom%20cloud%20from%20the%20%20%20nuclear%20explosion%20over%20%20%20Nagasaki%20rising%2018%20km%20(60%2C000%20ft)%20into%20the%20air.%20%20%20... Second World War without significant damage.


The historical city hall ("Altes Rathaus") is a 19th century reprise of the Palazzo Vecchio in %20%20%20%20%20%20Florence%20(Italian%2C%20Firenze)%20is%20a%20city%20in%20the%20center%20of%20Tuscany%2C%20in%20central%20Italy%2C%20on%20the%20Arno%20River%2C%20with%20a%20population%20of%20around%20400%2C000%2C%20plus%20a%20suburban%20population%20in%20excess%20of%20200%2C000.%20... Florence.


Famous people born in Fürth

  • %20%20%20%20Ludwig%20Erhard%20(February%204%2C%201897%26%238211%3BMay%205%2C%201977)%20was%20a%20German%20politician%20(CDU)%20and%20Chancellor%20of%20Germany%20from%201963%20until%201966.%20... Ludwig Erhard
  • %20%20%20%20%20Henry%20Kissinger%20%20%20Henry%20Alfred%20Kissinger%20(born%20May%2027%2C%201923)%20is%20a%20German-born%20American%20diplomat%20and%20Nobel%20Peace%20Prize%20winner%20who%20played%20an%20important%20part%20in%20foreign%20affairs%20through%20the%20positions%20he%20held%20in%20several%20Republican%20administrations%20between%201969%20and%201977.%20... Henry Kissinger

External links

  • http://www.fuerth.de/ - Official Fürth Site


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Traunstein | Unterallgäu | %20%20%20Weiden%20ist%20the%20name%20of%20several%20towns%20and%20villages%3A%20%20in%20Austria%3A%20%20Municipality%20of%20Weiden%20am%20See%20in%20the%20district%20of%20Neusiedl%20am%20See%20in%20Burgenland%20Municipality%20of%20Weiden%20bei%20Rechnitz%20in%20the%20district%20of%20Oberwart%20in%20the%20Burgenland%20Municipality%20of%20Weiden%20an%20der%20March%20in%20the%20district%20of%20G%5CxE4nserndorf... Weiden | %20%20%20%20Weilheim-Schongau%20is%20a%20Kreis%20(district)%20in%20the%20south%20of%20Bavaria%2C%20Germany.%20... Weilheim-Schongau | Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen | %20%20%20%20Wunsiedel%20is%20a%20Kreis%20(district)%20in%20the%20northeastern%20part%20of%20Bavaria%2C%20Germany.%20... Wunsiedel | %20%20%20W%26%23252%3Brzburg%20is%20a%20city%20in%20%20%20Bavaria%2C%20%20%20Germany.%20... Würzburg (town) | Würzburg (district)


 
 

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