Hanau [ˈhaːnaʊ̯] is a town in the Main-Kinzig-Kreis, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 25 km east of Frankfurt am Main and is part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region. Its station is a major railway junction and it has a port on the river Main, making it an important transport centre.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanau
Hanau [ˈhaːnaʊ̯] is a town in the Main-Kinzig-Kreis, in Hesse, Germany. It is located 25 km east of Frankfurt am Main and is part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region. Its station is a major railway junction and it has a port on the river Main, making it an important transport centre.
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Hanau, in full Hanau am Main, city, Hessen Land (state), central Germany. It is a port on the right bank of the canalized Main River at the mouth of the Kinzig, east of Frankfurt am Main.
- Brüder-Grimm-Nationaldenkmal. Standing before the Neustädter Rathaus is a bronze statue for the Brothers Grimm, placed here in 1896. When the monument was finally unveiled it was the culmination of a 40-year struggle to erect a memorial to Hanau’s most famous sons.
- Wilhelmsbad. Two women discovered a spring with supposed curative properties to the northwest of Hanau in 1709. Later that century William I, Elector of Hesse established a stately park and spa complex on the site.
- Historisches Karussell Wilhelmsbad. When Wilhelmsbad was being landscaped William I tasked his architect Franz Ludwig von Cancrin to come up with something unprecedented: A revolving carousel at the summit of an artificial hill.
- Schloss Philippsruhe. This princely Baroque palace on the Main was commissioned by Philipp Reinhard, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg at the start of the 18th century.
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The Hanau shootings occurred on 19 February 2020, when ten people were killed and five others wounded in a terrorist shooting spree by a far-right extremist targeting two shisha bars in Hanau, near the city of Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. After the attacks, the gunman returned to his apartment, where he killed his mother and then committed suicide.
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The term is an American synecdoche for all Germans who fought on the British side, since 65% came from the German states of Hesse-Kassel and Hesse-Hanau. Known for their discipline and martial prowess, around 30,000 Germans fought for the British during war, comprising a quarter of British forces.
- American Revolutionary War, • Battle of Long Island, • Landing at Kip's Bay, • Battle of Edgar's Lane, • Battle of White Plains, • Battle of Fort Washington, • Battle of Fort Lee, • Battle of Iron Works Hill, • Battle of Trenton, • Forage War, • Battle of Bound Brook, • Battle of Short Hills, • Siege of Fort Ticonderoga, • Battle of Hubbardton, • Siege of Fort Stanwix, • Battle of Bennington, • Battle of Staten Island, • Battle of Cooch's Bridge, • Battle of Brandywine, • Battle of the Clouds, • Battles of Saratoga, • Battle of Germantown, • Battle of Red Bank, • Battle of Gloucester, • Battle of White Marsh, • Battle of Barren Hill, • Battle of Monmouth, • Great Siege of Gibraltar, • Capture of Fort Bute, • Battle of Baton Rouge, • Siege of Charleston, • Battle of Connecticut Farms, • Battle of Springfield, • Battle of Mobile, • Siege of Pensacola, • Battle of Spencer's Ordinary, • Battle of Green Spring, • Battle of Groton Heights, • Siege of Yorktown, • Battle of Johnstown, • Raid on Lunenburg
- Attached to but not incorporated into the British Army