The territory of Hesse was delineated only in 1945, as Greater Hesse, under American occupation.It corresponds only loosely to the medieval Landgraviate of Hesse.In the 19th century, prior to the unification of Germany, the territory of what is now Hesse comprised the territories of Grand Duchy of Hesse, the Duchy of Nassau, the free city of Frankfurt and the Electorate of Hesse (also known as ...
Jul 16, 2007 · Central Europe A Brief History of Hesse by Peter Kessler, 16 July 2007: While the Hessian people have a history stretching back to the Teutoberg Forest and the destruction of three Roman Legions in the first century AD, the modern Federal German State of Hessen is a much safer place which is divided into three federal administrative districts.
In the late 16th century, Kassel adopted Calvinism, while Darmstadt remained Lutheran and subsequently the two lines often found themselves on different sides of a conflict, most notably in the disputes over Hesse-Marburg and in the Thirty Years' War, when Darmstadt fought on the side of the Emperor, while Kassel sided with Sweden and France.
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Kassel is in the northern part of the federal state of Hesse, between Frankfurt (190 km south), and Hanover (160 km north). In the early 1940s it was the capital of the Prussian province of Kurhessen , seat of a Regional Supreme Court (Oberlandesgericht), and headquarters of the authorities responsible for highway and railway construction for ...
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Maurice was born in Kassel as the son of William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and of his wife Sabine of Württemberg. Although Maurice had been raised in the Lutheran faith, he converted to Calvinism in 1605. On the principle Cuius regio eius religio, Maurice's subjects were also required to convert to Calvinism. Maurice's conversion was controversial since the Peace of Augsburg had only settled religious matters betweens Roman Catholics and Lutherans and had not considered Calvinists. Maurice tried to introduce Calvinism to the lands which he had inherited from the extinct Hesse-Marburg branch of his family. Such a change of faith was contrary to the inheritance rules, and resulted in an ongoing conflict with the Hesse-Darmstadt branch. It also brought him into conflict with the Holy Roman Emperor, Matthias. English strolling players ('Die Englische Comoedianten') were frequent visitors to, and performers in, towns...
On 23 September 1593, Maurice married Agnes of Solms-Laubach(7 January 1578 – 23 November 1602). They had six children: 1. Otto, Hereditary Prince of Hesse-Kassel(b. Kassel, 24 December 1594 – Hersfeld, 7 August 1617). 2. Elisabeth (b. Kassel, 24 March 1596 – d. Güstrow, 16 December 1625), married John Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg. 3. Stillborn child (24 January 1597). 4. Stillborn child (August 1599). 5. Maurice (b. Kassel, 14 July 1600 – d. Kassel, 11 August 1612). 6. William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel(b. Kassel, 13 February 1602 – d. Leer, Ostfriesland, 21 September 1637). On 22 May 1603, Maurice married Countess Juliane of Nassau-Dillenburg(3 September 1587 – 15 February 1643). They had fourteen children: 1. Philipp (b. Kassel, 26 September 1604 – killed in battle, Lutter am Barenberge, 17 June 1626). 2. Agnes (b. Kassel 14 May 1606 – d. Dessau, 28.5.1650), married John Casimir, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau. 3. Herman(b. Kassel, 15 August 1607 – d. Rotenburg...This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Anonymous (1911). "Hesse-Cassel". In Chisholm, Hugh (ed.). Encyclopædia Britannica. 13(11th ed.). Cambridge University Pr...Bruce T. Moran: The alchemical world of the German court. Occult philosophy and chemical medicine in the circle of Moritz of Hessen (1572 - 1632). Stuttgart, Steiner 1991.Free scores by Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel in the Choral Public Domain Library(ChoralWiki)Free scores by Moritz von Hessen-Kassel at the International Music Score Library Project(IMSLP)
Hesse-Kassel → Hesse-Cassel – Historical German states are usually referred to by their English names, but this article title is a combination of English (Hesse) and German (Kassel). Although the city itself is usually referred to as Kassel in English now, the state is referred to as Hesse-Cassel. Olessi 21:08, 13 March 2006 (UTC)
If I limit to past 1995, I get 83 for "Hesse-Kassel," and 55 for "Hesse-Cassel". Since 2000, 28 for "Hesse-Kassel," 18 for "Hesse-Cassel." So, basically, overall "Hesse-Cassel is about twice as common. For articles in the last 30 years, Hesse-Kassel is slightly more common, and becomes increasingly common the more recently you restrict the ...
Kassel City located in the Hesse region of west-central Germany was subjected to an ongoing bombing campaign which started as early as 1942 and ended almost at the end of WWII, in 1945. The heaviest and most severe bombing offensive against the city was done by the British on the night of October 22 to 23, 1943.
The CRC can build on a 15-year focused hiring policy in AMO physics at Universität Kassel and on a four-year funded collaborative project on chiral molecules between the Hessian partners through the Excellence Initiative of the State of Hesse.
<br>Where was the battle of Yorktown supposed to happen? Cornwallis signed a parole agreement, in which he agreed to stop any combat against the Americans. We hope you enjoy this website. The continental troops under Major General Marquis de Lafayette, were sent to be stationed at Virginia. The strength of the British troops was augmented with soldiers of the Hesse-Kassel and Ansbach-Bayreuth ...