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 Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anhalt is a historical region of Germany, which is now included in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.
The capital of Anhalt (whenever it was a united state) was Dessau.
The growth of Prussia provided Anhalt with a formidable neighbour, and the establishment and practice of primogeniture by all branches of the family prevented further divisions of the principality.
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 Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anhalt is a historical region of Germany, which is now included in the state of Saxony-Anhalt.
The capital of Anhalt (whenever it was a united state) was Dessau.
In 1635 an arrangement was made by the various princes of Anhalt, which gave a certain authority to the eldest member of the family, who was thus able to represent the principality as a whole.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anhalt   (1431 words)

  
 Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state was created in 1990, shortly before German reunification, covering much the same area as an earlier unit (1947-1952) comprising the former Anhalt, the former Prussian Province of Saxony and some small exclaves of the former Brunswick-Lüneburg.
It borders on the states of Lower Saxony to the northwest, Brandenburg to the east, Saxony to the southeast and Thuringia to the southwest.
Lying to the northeast of central Germany, it is eighth largest in area and (since 1996) tenth in population among the country's sixteen Bundesländer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxony-Anhalt   (411 words)

  
 Anhalt-Zerbst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When the state of Anhalt was dissolved in 1603, one of the successor states was the principality of Anhalt-Zerbst.
While Zerbst is a small town today, it once was together with Dessau one of the two central cities of Anhalt.
It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg) and Wittenberg, the city of Dessau and the districts of Köthen, Schönebeck and Jerichower Land.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anhalt-Zerbst   (299 words)

  
 Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state was created in 1990, shortly before German reunification, covering much the same area as an earlier unit (1947-1952) comprising the former Anhalt, the former Prussian Province of Saxony and some small exclaves of the former Brunswick-Lüneburg.
Because of the chemical industry Saxony Anhalt is also the largest receiver of FDIs (Foreign Direct Investments) in all of eastern Germany.
The state's name is sometimes spelled Saxony Anhalt in English (ie, without the hyphen).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxony-Anhalt   (402 words)

  
 Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state was created in 1990, shortly before German reunification, covering much the same area as an earlier unit (1947-1952) comprising the former Anhalt, the former Prussian Province of Saxony and some small exclaves of the former Brunswick-Lüneburg.
Because of the chemical industry Saxony Anhalt is also the largest reciever of FDIs (Foreign Direct Investments) in all of eastern Germany.
The state's name is sometimes spelled Saxony Anhalt in English (ie, without the hyphen).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxony-Anhalt   (402 words)

  
 Deutsche Wappen - German Civic Heraldry - ANHALT
The arms of the Free State were identical to the historical arms of Anhalt :
Anhalt was ruled by the Askanier dynasty, one of the oldest and most powerful German noble families.
The arms of the prinicpality of Anhalt are very complicated, and reflect, contrary to most other historical German arms, not parts of the principality itself, but show mainly symbols from (old) possessions of the royal family.
www.ngw.nl /int/dld/anhalt.htm   (513 words)

  
 Deutsche Wappen - German Civic Heraldry - SACHSEN-ANHALT
The lower part shows the arms of the Free-State Anhalt during the Republic of Weimar.
The bear is taken from the original arms of the Princes of Anhalt, and represent the bear of the Estate and city of Bernburg, one of the oldest possessions of the Princes of Anhalt.
The arms show in the upper part the arms of the former Prussian province of Sachsen, which are slightly different from the ancient arms of Sachsen.
www.ngw.nl /int/dld/sachsena.htm   (199 words)

  
 Moritz of Anhalt-Dessau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frederick the Great in the colonizing of the wastelands of
Kesselsdorf it was the wing led by the young Prince Moritz that carried the Austrian lines and won the "Old Dessauer's" last fight.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moritz_of_Anhalt-Dessau   (199 words)

  
 Wettin (dynasty) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Wettin dynasty of German counts, dukes, Prince Electors (Kurfürsten) and kings ruled the area of today's German state of Saxony for more than 800 years as well as holding for a time the kingship of Poland.
The senior Ernestine branch lost the electorship to the Albertine in 1547, but retained its holdings in Thuringia, dividing the area into a number of smaller states.
Created margraves of Meissen in 1089 and dukes of Saxony in 1423 with the dignity of electors of the Holy Roman Empire, the family also acquired the landgravate of Thuringia in 1263, but divided into two branches in 1485.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wettin_(dynasty)   (311 words)

  
 Federal Foreign Office - Facts about Germany: Saxony-Anhalt
In conjunction with the Free State of Saxony, the Halle-Leipzig region is also becoming a center for bio and gene technology.
Other noteworthy towns are Wernigerode (35,516 inhabitants) on the edge of the Harz Mountains, with its fine half-timbered houses, Halle/Saale (247,736 inhabitants), the largest town in Saxony- Anhalt, and Wittenberg (50,000 inhabitants), the home of Martin Luther.
But in economic terms, since unification, Saxony- Anhalt has developed into a location attractive to many German and non-German firms alike.
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 Saxony - Anhalt Travel: Deals and travel information for Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
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 Halle, Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Halle (also called Halle an der Saale in order to distinguish from Halle in North Rhine-Westphalia) is the largest town in the German Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt.
A classic example of how mean, state sponsored housing, on a huge scale, combined with brutalist architecture and "one-size-fits-all" social engineering failed to achieve its aims – but did convice most of the people that lived there that moving to another city was a good idea.
After World War II Halle served as the capital of the short-lived administrative region of Saxony-Anhalt (until 1952), when the East German government abolished its "Länder".
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Halle,_Saxony-Anhalt   (537 words)

  
 Saxony --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Lower Saxony stretches from The Netherlands border in the west to the border of Mecklenburg–West Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt Länder in the east.
Saxony's monarchy was abolished after Germany's defeat in World War I (1918), and Saxony adopted a republican constitution as a free state under the Weimar Republic (1919–33).
Saxony Land was re-created in the process of the reunification of East with West Germany in 1990 from the former East German Bezirke (districts) of Dresden, Chemnitz (formerly Karl-Marx-Stadt), and most of Leipzig, along with a small part of Cottbus Bezirk.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9065980   (1332 words)

  
 Saxony Anhalt
12 Nov 1918 Free State of Anhalt (Freistaat Anhalt)
(Includes the former duchy of Anhalt and the Prussian province of Sachsen [less regierungsbezirk Erfurt])
www.vdiest.nl /Europa/Germany/saxony_anhalt.htm   (158 words)

  
 Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Pictures
During the 13th and 14th centuries Halle was a free city of the Hanseatic League.
Halle (in full Halle an der Saale), city in central Germany, in Saxony-Anhalt, on the Saale River, near Leipzig.
The city is the site of the University of Halle (1694), which in 1817 was merged with the University of Wittenberg (1502); since 1933 the university, long noted as a center of Protestant theology, has been known as the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Germany/Saxony-Anhalt/Halle   (289 words)

  
 Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian Augustus of Anhalt-Zerbst ( November 29, 1690 - March 16,
en2.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christian_Augustus_of_Anhalt-Zerbst   (289 words)

  
 MENALIB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The technical basis for this Virtual Library is created by the State and University Library of Saxony-Anhalt in Halle, Germany.
However, the Middle East Virtual Library integrates the efforts of many institutions and individuals in order to provide information that is as comprehensive as possible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/MENALIB   (128 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Halle saxony anhalt
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 Federal Foreign Office - Facts about Germany: Saxony-Anhalt
In conjunction with the Free State of Saxony, the Halle-Leipzig region is also becoming a center for bio and gene technology.
Magdeburg (231,450 inhabitants) is the political and industrial heart of the state, an important inland port and, as a former bishopric with a cathedral, a historical location.
Other noteworthy towns are Wernigerode (35,516 inhabitants) on the edge of the Harz Mountains, with its fine half-timbered houses, Halle/Saale (247,736 inhabitants), the largest town in Saxony- Anhalt, and Wittenberg (50,000 inhabitants), the home of Martin Luther.
www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de /787.0.html   (432 words)

  
 Moritz of Anhalt-Dessau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Moritz of Anhalt-Dessau ( 1712 - 1760) was a Prussian soldier.
When the king took the field again in 1756, Moritz was in command of one of the columns which hemmed in the Saxon army in the lines of Pirna, and he received the surrender of Rutowski 's force after the failure of the Austrian attempts at relief.
In the Silesian wars of Frederick II, Moritz, the ablest of the old Leopold 's sons, greatly distinguished himself, especially at the battle of Hohenfriedberg (Striegau), 1745.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moritz_of_Anhalt-Dessau   (432 words)

  
 Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (July 3, 1676 – April 7, 1747), called "the Old Dessauer" (der alte Dessauer), general field marshal in the Prussian army, was the only surviving son of John George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, and was born at Dessau.
He was succeeded by his son, Leopold II Maximilian of Anhalt-Dessau.
The "Old Dessauer" was one of the sternest disciplinarians in an age of stern discipline, and the technical training of the infantry, under his hand, made them superior to all others in the proportion of five to three (see War of the Austrian Succession).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leopold_I,_Prince_of_Anhalt-Dessau   (1268 words)

  
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 Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state was created in 1990, shortly before German reunification, covering much the same area as an earlier unit (1947-1952) comprising the former Anhalt, the former Prussian Province of Saxony and some small exclaves of the former Brunswick-Lüneburg.
It borders on the states of Lower Saxony to the north-west, Brandenburg to the east, Saxony to the south-east and Thuringia to the south-west.
Because of the chemical industry Saxony Anhalt is also the largest receiver of FDIs (Foreign Direct Investments) in all of eastern Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxony-Anhalt   (401 words)

  
 Halle Travel: Deals and travel information for Halle, Saxony - Anhalt
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 Directory Plug - Regional Europe Germany States Saxony-Anhalt Localities Halle - Free Directory Listings
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 Halle Hotels: Cheap hotels in Halle, Saxony - Anhalt
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 Francesca Hilton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On June 1, 2005, her mother and stepfather, Frederick Prinz von Anhalt, filed suit against her in a California court and accused her of larceny and fraud.
Francesca has denied the allegations, stating that her relationship with her mother, whom she loves, is fine, but blames Frederic, whom she detests, for causing all the trouble.
Francesca contested the will, which left her only $100,000, but lost the suit.
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 Morganatic and Unequal Marriages in German Law
Reinhard von Hanau married Adelheit von Münzenberg, the daughter of a ministerial: a diploma of Emperor Rudolph I in 1273 declared her free and any children of this marriage to be "nobiles et ingenuos de utroque parente".
The marriage was declared void by a court in the Hague on26 July 1757, and the spouse's attempts to have her daughter recognized as a princess of Anhalt were rejected by the Reichshofrat on May 11, 1778; likewise an attempt to obtain the title of countess of Anhalt (Sep 14, 1780).
After the death in 1586 of Joachim Ernst, who held all the lands of the house of Anhalt, his children divided the lands and the house split in 1606/1611 into the branches of Dessau, Bernburg, Plötzkau (later Köthen), Köthen and Zerbst.
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