Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

Brunswick-Göttingen

BRUNSWICK-GÖTTINGEN   BRAUNSCHWEIG-GÖTTINGEN.   The city of Göttingen stands on the River Leine in southeast Niedersachsen, northeast of Kassel, and is capital of the southernmost Landkreis in Niedersachsen, which is named after it.   It lay within the territory of the … Continue reading

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Brunswick-Gifhorn

BRUNSWICK-GIFHORN   BRAUNSCHWEIG-GIFHORN. The share of the youngest brother when Brunswick-Lüneburg was divided in 1527.   He died without a son in 1549.   The town is on the River Aller, north of Brunswick, and is today the capital of a Landkreis in … Continue reading

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Brunswick-Dannenberg

BRUNSWICK-DANNENBERG   BRAUNSCHWEIG-DANNENBERG. Dannenberg is a town on the River Jeetze, somewhat above its confluence with the Elbe, ESE of Lüneburg, and in the easternmost part of Niedersachsen. It became part of Brunswick-Lüneburg in 1303.   In 1569 the district around it … Continue reading

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Brunswick-Celle

BRUNSWICK-CELLE    BRAUNSCHWEIG-CELLE. Celle is a town on the River Aller, a tributary of the Weser, northeast of Hanover.   It became the residence of the Dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg in the late 14th century.   As a result of a long dispute with … Continue reading

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