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Images from life and work of Danziger men and women in politics, Economy, Press, Art

Paul von Hindenburg came from an old East Prussian nobility paternal, the family of Hindenburg. He was 1847 son of the Prussian officer and landowner Robert Hans Ludwig von Hindenburg and Beneckendorff (1816–1902) and his wife Louise bourgeois Schwickart (1825–1893) born. Be eleven years younger brother, Bernhard von Hindenburg wrote 1915 The first biography of Field Marshal. August von Mackensen was the son of the steward Louis Mackensen (1817–1890) and Marie Rink (1824–1916) Born in the then Prussian province of Saxony. Without ever having visited the Military Academy, was[...]



The chronicle of the city of Cologne, with numerous illustrations

A work of Nicolaus stool, Dusseldorf 1857 (Digital copy of the University and State Library Dusseldorf)



Home literature for the district of Nordhausen and environment

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The district of Nordhausen is the northernmost district of Thuringia. Neighboring districts are in the north and east of Saxony, the two- Anhalt counties resin and Mansfeld-Südharz, in the south of Kyffhäuserkreis, the west of the county Eichsfeld and northwestern districts of Lower Saxony Osterode and Goslar. In the Middle Ages, the region belonged to the county Hohnstein, Nordhausen was himself from 1220 Free Imperial City. By the Peace of Westphalia, the county was in large part to Prussia. In 1802 Nordhausen lost his imperial city status. 1816 entstand ein Kreis Nordhausen innerhalb der neugebildeten preußischen  [...]