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historical paintings

and historical paintings, e.g. “Platos Symposium” and the “Battle of Rossbach” which made him famous. He was appointed professor at Berlin, and in 1795 a great exhibition of his works was held in Rome, where he died in 1798. He mostly designed in water color and did the paintings in fresco; he rarely painted in oil. Carstens ranks as the founder of the later school of German historical painting. death_date death_place Berlin, Germany

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lat 52.52658 long 13.41157 directions phone +49 30 2406-5777 tollfree fax hours price content Sometimes controversial, modern theatre. * *

major contributions

and Dessau in 1926-32 that were major contributions to the New Objectivity (New Objectivity (architecture)) movement, including a contribution to the Siemensstadt project in Berlin. Kandinsky was one of Die Blaue Vier (Blue Four), formed in 1923 with Klee (Paul Klee), Feininger (Lyonel Feininger) and von Jawlensky (Alexej von Jawlensky), which lectured and exhibited in the United States in 1924. Due to right-wing hostility, the Bauhaus left Weimar and settled in Dessau in 1925. Following a Nazi smear campaign the Bauhaus left Dessau in 1932 for Berlin, until its dissolution in July 1933. Kandinsky then left Germany, settling in Paris. The '''Wannsee Conference''' was a meeting of senior officials of the Nazi German (Nazi Germany) regime, held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee on 20 January 1942. The purpose of the conference was to inform administrative leaders of Departments responsible for various policies relating to Jews that Reinhard Heydrich had been appointed as the chief executor of the "Final solution to the Jewish question (Final solution)". In the course of the meeting, Heydrich presented a plan, presumably approved by Adolf Hitler, for the deportation of the Jewish population of Europe and French North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia) to German-occupied areas in eastern Europe, and the use of the Jews fit for labour on road-building projects, in the course of which they would eventually die according to the text of the '''Wannsee Protocol''', the surviving remnant to be annihilated after completion of the projects. From Minutes of Conference found in Martin Luther's office, the only copy of the minutes to survive the war, found by the Allies after the occupation Instead, as Soviet and Allied forces gradually pushed back the German lines, most of the Jews of German-occupied Europe were sent to extermination or concentration camps, or killed where they lived. As a result of the efforts of historian Joseph Wulf, the Wannsee House, where the conference was held, is now a Holocaust Memorial. Three years later Italian count Eugenio Brunetta d'Usseaux proposed that the IOC stage a week of winter sports included as part of the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. The organisers opposed this idea because they desired to protect the integrity of the Nordic Games and were concerned about a lack of facilities for winter sports. Judd (2008), p. 21 Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

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Third Symphony (Symphony No. 3 (Mahler)) during a Swiss concert series; other engagements at the Lucerne Festival followed in subsequent years. At the end of the year, Britten's St. Nicholas cantata was performed in collaboration with ''Kantorei St. Arbogast''. image:LasAlturasde Los QuebrantadosCDinsert.jpg thumb right x150px alt Cover art off the album "Las Alturas de Los Quebrantados" depicting the Kingdom of Heaven Cover art from the CD"Las Alturas". Art by Ruth

book de

Helvétius legally published his book ''De l'Esprit'' in 1758. It was then that the enemies of the Enlightenment (Age of Enlightenment) saw their chance to destroy the hated Encyclopédists. This was the moment when ''Les Mœurs'' came to be regarded as a book that could lead to regicide. Also Toussaint illegally sold 400 exemplaires of an illegal reprint of ''De l'Esprit''. He left France then, traveling first to Brussels, and in 1764 moved to Berlin. He had become an external member of the Prussian Academy of Science in 1751, but once he was settled in Berlin he was appointed a regular member of the Academy. At her trial, Bormann said she had joined the Auxiliary SS (Schutzstaffel#Auxiliary SS) in 1938 "to earn more money." She first served at the Lichtenburg concentration camp (Lichtenburg (concentration camp)), in Lichtenburg, Saxony under SS Oberaufseherin Jane Bernigau with 49 other SS women. In 1939 she was assigned to oversee a work crew at the new Ravensbrück (Ravensbrück concentration camp) women's camp near Berlin. In March 1942, Bormann was one of a handful of women selected for guard duty at Auschwitz (Auschwitz concentration camp) in Poland. Short in stature, she was known for her cruelty. Victims called her "Wiesel" and "the woman with the dogs." Bormann on In October 1942 Bormann went to Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz concentration camp) as an Aufseherin. Her supervisors included Maria Mandel, Margot Drexler (Margot Dreschel) (Drechsel, Dreschel) and Irma Grese. Juana was eventually moved to Budy, a nearby subcamp where she continued her abuse on the prisoners. '''Wols''' was the pseudonym of '''Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze''' (May 27, 1913, Berlin Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

opera stage

at Germany's Bayreuth (Bayreuth Festspielhaus), and in later years she was principally associated with the opera stage in Berlin, retiring in 1903. She died at Eschweiler. Background In late 1884 an expedition of the Society for German Colonization led by Karl Peters had reached Zanzibar and made the local chiefs on the opposite mainland sign "protection contracts" promising vast areas to his organisation. Once it had gained a foothold, Peters' newly

famous games

1968 * 25px (File:Flag of Germany.svg) Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf (Berlin, Germany) – since 1968 * 25px (File:Flag of France.svg) Gagny (France) – since 1976 Other games 1851–62 Shortly after the 1851 London International tournament, Anderssen played his two most famous games, both casual encounters which he won by combinations (combination (chess)) that involved several sacrifices (Sacrifice (chess)). In the first, as Black, but moving first

classic original

purposes in the European railways: Viaggio Twin: double-deck coaches used on CityNightLine and ÖBB CityShuttle regional trains; Viaggio Classic: Original Siemens passenger cars, similar to Eurofima UIC cars (Eurofima coach), used in Germany, Greece, Czech Republic and Austria; Viaggio Light (Siemens Viaggio Light): new low-floor regional passenger coaches now used in Israel and Viaggio Comfort: New luxury articulated coaches used on ÖBB's railjet and Siemens

fine drawing

the appointment he really wanted. He went to Berlin in July 1933. President of Germany, Hindenburg (Paul von Hindenburg), praised his impeccable German (German language). Two very fine drawings, universally accepted as works by E. S., are in Berlin and the Louvre, but there are others which are disputed. The composition of the ''Baptism of Christ'' (picture at right), which is in the Louvre, was turned into two engravings by E. S., in doing which he complicated the compositions

educational efforts

was supported by the Silesian minister von Schlabrendorff, and at the latter's request, after a second journey to Berlin he elaborated general school-ordinance for the Catholic elementary schools in Silesia (1765). Three graded catechisms, the joint work of the prior and the abbot of Sagan, appeared in 1766 under the title, ''Silesian Catechism'', and enjoyed a wide circulation. The death of von Schlabrendorff in 1769 marked the end of the Silesian government's educational efforts. Felbiger's


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First documented in the 13th century, Berlin became the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417), the Kingdom of Prussia (1701–1918), the German Empire (1871–1918), the Weimar Republic (1919–1933) and the Third Reich (1933–1945).

Berlin is a world city (Global city) of culture, politics, media, and science. Significant industries also include IT (information technology), pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, clean tech, biotechnology, construction, and electronics.

Modern Berlin is home to renowned universities, orchestras, museums, entertainment venues, and is host to many sporting events. Over the last decade Berlin has seen the upcoming of a cosmopolitan entrepreneurial (entrepreneurship) scene.

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