Archive for July 2010

The fortresses of northern Germany from 15. to 19. Century

Karten und Tabellen der Festungen im norddeutschen Raum, mit den Hintergründen zu den Belagerungen (wer waren die Angreifer, wer die Verteidiger) und die Gründe die zur Aufgabe führten. Literature: Menne, Paul: Dissertation, Göttingen: Georg-August-Universität, Druck von Paul Hahnwald, 1939 (Download)



Commemorative copy of the Rasselsteiner iron plant and the Remy family

Familie-Remy

The iron Rasselstein at its origin leads Neuwied, as well as the smelter Bendorf ironworks, and most of the time on a mill back. Was documented as early as 1655 At this point, an iron works and in the year 1688 were performed in a Testament of Count Friedrich of Wied (Founder of the town of Neuwied) two mills mentioned, on the rattle and the stone mill tons in Rodenbach. Count Friedrich, in the 1698 died, had supported the mining industry in the area and established a number of foundries. His successor, Count Friedrich[...]



The pharmacies and pharmacists Kurland

Apotheker-Rambach

The oldest pharmacy in Courland was Duke Gotthard and his first court apothecary Limbecker 1578 established in the castle Mitauschen. Soon after the appointment of the first Hofapothekers must also be approximately 1600 been established the pharmacy in the city of David his Mitau. At 1700 existed in Kurland unless the court pharmacy or 9 more, increased until the 1795 on 17 Pharmacies. What is the origin of the pharmacist in setting up the medical authority Courland years 1797 concerns, it existed in the whole 108 Pharmazeuten als Besitzer  [...]



Will the new royal family in “Habsburg country”

Schloss_lenzburg_nordseite

1308 was the one-eyed king Albrecht I. von Habsburg zu Königsfelden ermordet. Im Schauspiel lernt ihr die Nöte und Sorgen des Volkes kennen, das sich verzweifelt nach einer neuen Königsfamilie sehnt: Thus can finally restore composure in “Habsburg country”! An drei ausgewählten Wochenendtagen während der Sommersaison 2010 könnt ihr als Familie im Team an Turnier-Posten zwischen Schloss Habsburg und Kloster Königsfelden euer Geschick beweisen und zeigen, wieso genau ihr zur zukünftigen Königsfamilie im Habsburgerland gekrönt werden sollt. You can expect a lot of game, Spass und Spannung! Und die Siegerfamilie freut sich auf eine einmalige  [...]



Pedigree of the Napoleonic family with historical notes

Bonaparte

Napoleon was born 1769 and baptized according to Corsican custom 1771 came from the patrician family Buonaparte in Sarzana, since there 1529 detectable. He was the second son of Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino, came from this marriage 13 children together, of which 5 Children died in infancy. The family belonged to the Corsican gentry and had since the early 16. Century to the present island. Bonaparte was 1804 crowned Emperor.