1 day ago · Eierschecke is a confectionery speciality from Saxony and Thuringia.It is a sheet cake made of yeast dough topped with apple, quark (curd) and poppy seeds and parts of it are covered with a glaze made of cream, whole egg, sugar and flour for thickening.
13 hours ago · Carl Maria von Weber (18 or 19 November 1786 – 5 June 1826) was a ... In 1800, the family moved to Freiberg in Saxony, where Weber, then 14 years old, ...
1 day ago · The Thirty Years' War (German: Dreißigjähriger Krieg, pronounced [ˈdʁaɪ̯sɪçˌjɛːʁɪɡɐ kʁiːk] ) was a conflict primarily fought in Central Europe from 1618 to 1648. Estimates of total military and civilian deaths range from 4.5 to 8 million, mostly from disease or starvation.
- 23 May 1618 – 15 May 1648, (29 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, and 1 day)
- Peace of Westphalia, Habsburg pre-eminence in Europe curtailed, Eradication of Protestantism in much of the Habsburg Monarchy, Shift from religious to dynastic wars;, Confirmation of Dutch independence and Swedish control of the Baltic
1 day ago · Eckley Brinton Coxe (June 4, 1839 – May 13, 1895) was an American mining engineer, coal baron, state senator and philanthropist from Pennsylvania. He was a co-founder of the Coxe Brothers and Company coal mining operation which became the largest individual producer of anthracite coal in the United States at the time.
13 hours ago · The Dresden S-Bahn is a network of S-Bahn-type commuter train services in Dresden and the surrounding area. It is commissioned by Verkehrsverbund Oberelbe (VVO) from DB Regio Verkehrsbetrieb Südostsachsen and currently consists of three services operating over a 127.7 km-long network.
- 128 km (80 mi)
- 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in) (standard gauge)
1 day ago · The Seven Years' War (1756–1763) was a global conflict, "a struggle for global primacy between Britain and France," which also had a major impact on the Spanish Empire. In Europe, the conflict arose from issues left unresolved by the War of the Austrian Succession , with Prussia seeking greater dominance.
1 day ago · Johann Eck was born Johann Maier at Eck (later Egg, near Memmingen, Swabia) and derived his additional surname from his birthplace, which he himself, after 3023, always modified into Eckius or Eccius, i.e. "of Eck".