The Ueckermünde is first in a deed of 1223 mentioned. The German name proves, that the Germans were here at that time the men. The foundation of the town stretches back into the Wendish time. As early as 1178 a Diet was held. It was here, namely the outer ward of the district Rochow, in turn settled with protection. When, in the second half of the 12. Century the Pomeranian Dukes German into the country called, wählten diese auch hier ihren Wohnsitz und es wurde aus [...]
A commendable and worthy project of Bertold see Brinkmann, of a comprehensive collection of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern presented Churches. Several churches are in a region with beautiful interior- and exterior views summarized in Picture Series.
We Wilhelm, Grace of God German Emperor, King of Prussia prescribe hereby on behalf of the German Reich, with the consent of the Bundesrat and the Reichstag what follows….. In place of the contract agreed between the North German Confederation and the grand duchies of Baden and Hesse, the German Federal Constitutional (Federal Law Gazette of the year 1870) and with the kingdoms of Bavaria and Württemberg, on the accession to the Constitution treaties concluded by 23. and 25. November 1870, enters the accompanying constitutional charter for the German Reich…
When the Kolberger salt plant has been built, we do not know. Its beginnings are lost in the medieval period and beyond in the prehistoric period. The first customer is in 1000 by Thietmar of Merseburg (+1018) of the bishop as Reinbern “salsae Cholbergiensis” designated. Even then so Kolberg was an important city. The name Kolberg is brought in connection with salt. The proponents of the Wendish and German derivation agree, that the city owes its name to the salt production. Die Landesherren von [...]
Must have been dismal state of Lithuania during and after the plague be. Some descriptions, it sounds so terrible, may still fall short of the truth. The historians calculated the loss to 80.000 Souls, others even give a sum of 200.000 Victims in East Prussia at all; in the main office alone Insterburg 66.000, in the Official Ragnit 28.000. Lucanus and Schubert, however, to call other numbers. It was decided to re-establishment of the deserted country to colonize. Initially, each settler was, the “desert places” took, in the vernacular and the authorities over “Settler”. Also[...]