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. Commercial oil shale mining ceased in 1971, and a cement factory built in the quarry failed the following year. The land was slotted for use as a landfill, but the plans came to nought, and the Hessian state (Hesse) bought the site in 1991 to secure scientific access. In the few years between the end of mining and 1974, when the state began preparing the site for garbage disposal, amateur collectors were allowed to collect fossils. The amateurs developed the "transfer technique&quot

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Animax Channel Expands into Germany with Unity Media publisher Anime News Network date 2007-05-14 accessdate 2007-05-14 Animax launched in the country from June 5, 2007 on Unity Media's digital subscription television service in the regions of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse and other regions.

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) in the middle of Hesse, Germany. Neighbouring districts are Schwalm-Eder, Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Fulda (Fulda (district)), Main-Kinzig, Wetteraukreis, Gießen (Gießen (district)) and Marburg-Biedenkopf. 120px Coat of arms (image:Wappen Vogelsbergkreis.png) The lion in the bottom half is the lion of Hesse. The lilies (Lilium) in the upper part show the flowers of the martagon lily (German ''Türkenbund'', ''Lilium martagon''), a rare plant which grows


during the American Revolutionary War, soldiers who were paid one guinea per day. The Hessians were attached to Cornwallis' army. They were believed to have occupied lower Gloucester during the closing days of the Revolutionary War or deserted their service fighting for the British. Cornwallis sent British troops and cavalry to occupy (Military occupation) Gloucester in October 1781, and Hessians may have been a part of that contingency and were sent to secure lower Gloucester due to its strategic importance at the mouth of the York River. Image:Duitslandchurchill.png Partition plan from Winston Churchill: Wikipedia:Hesse Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Hesse Commons:Hessen


title Homepage of Jörg Rosskopf publisher language German accessdate 26 December 2010 He won the title in men's doubles at the 1989 World Championships (World Table Tennis Championships) and the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona together with Steffen Fetzner.


. An inhabitant of Hesse is called a '''Hessian''' (German: ''Hesse'' (masculine) or ''Hessin'' (feminine)). Hessian mercenaries (Hessian (soldiers)) played a prominent role in the American War of Independence. The synthetic element Hassium, number 108 on the Periodic Table, is named after the state of Hesse. History Wikipedia:Hesse Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Hesse Commons:Hessen

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The University of Kassel was founded in 1971, and is the newest university in the state of Hesse. The University offers twelve international master's programs as well as two short-term international programs, the Summer University (International Summer University (ISU) Kassel) and the Winter University (International Winter University (IWU) Kassel). The Kunsthochschule Kassel is also part of the university. *Bavaria: Upper Bavaria, Lower Bavaria, Upper Palatinate, Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia, Lower Franconia, Swabia (Swabia (administrative region)) *Hesse: Darmstadt (Darmstadt (region)), Gießen (Gießen (region)), Kassel (Kassel (region)) *North Rhine-Westphalia: Arnsberg (Arnsberg (region)), Cologne (Cologne (region)), Detmold (Detmold (region)), Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf (region)), Münster (Münster (region)) * The War of the Thuringian Succession ends. * The state of Hesse gains its independence from Thuringia and becomes a free state of the Holy Roman Empire. * In the Peerage of England, the title Baron de Ros, the oldest continuously held peerage title in England, is created by writ of summons (Hereditary peer#Writs of summons). '''Wiesbaden''' is a city in southwest Germany and the capital of the federal state (States of Germany) of Hesse. It has about 275,400 inhabitants, plus approximately 10,000 United States citizens (mostly associated with the United States Army). Wiesbaden, together with the cities of Frankfurt am Main and Mainz, is part of the Frankfurt Rhine Main Region, a metropolitan area with a combined population of about 5.8 million people. In World War II, Wiesbaden was the Headquarters for Germany’s Wehrkreis XII (Military district (Germany)). This military district included the Eifel, part of Hesse, the Palatinate (Palatinate (region)), and the Saarland. After the Battle of France, this ''Wehrkreis'' was extended to include Lorraine (Lorraine (region)), including Nancy (Nancy, France), and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The commander was ''General der Infanterie'' Walter Schroth. thumb right 400px The Roman empire under Hadrian (Image:Roman Empire 125.png) (ruled 117–138), showing the location of the Chatti in central Germany. The '''Chatti''' (also '''Chatthi''' or '''Catti''') were an ancient Germanic tribe (Germanic peoples) whose homeland was near the upper Weser (Weser River). Encyclopædia Britannica Article They settled in central and northern Hesse and southern Lower Saxony, along the upper reaches of the Weser River and in the valleys and mountains of the Eder, Fulda and Weser River regions, a district approximately corresponding to Hesse-Kassel, though probably somewhat more extensive. According to Tacitus, ''Histories'' iv. under 70 among them were the Batavians, until an internal quarrel drove them out, to take up new lands at the mouth of the Rhine. "Chatti" was probably originating "Hesse" through the High German consonant shifts A Brief Introduction to the History of Hesse (Hessen) The History Files: Hesse '''Marburg''' is a city in the state of Hesse, Germany, on the River Lahn. It is the main town of the Marburg-Biedenkopf district and its population, as of March 2010, was 79,911. Wikipedia:Hesse Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Hesse Commons:Hessen


. Bavaria held a referendum in 1998 and successfully removed the law concerning death penalty from its constitution, and the Saarland removed the passage concerning the death penalty upon reunion with Germany in 1956. References External links * Official government portal * Wiki about Hesse in Hessian language *

to Hesse by the occupying forces in 1945. Geography Situated in western Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate borders (from the north and clockwise) North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, France, Saarland, Luxembourg and Belgium. According to the ''vitae'', in 723, Boniface felled the Donar Oak, Latinized by Willibald as "Jupiter's oak," near the present-day town of Fritzlar in northern Hesse. Boniface called upon the god to strike

). Wiesbaden, together with the cities of Frankfurt am Main and Mainz, is part of the Frankfurt Rhine Main Region, a metropolitan area with a combined population of about 5.8 million people. In World War II, Wiesbaden was the Headquarters for Germany’s Wehrkreis XII (Military district (Germany)). This military district included the Eifel, part of Hesse, the Palatinate (Palatinate (region)), and the Saarland. After the Battle of France

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The genus currently includes a single virus species (International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses), ''Marburg marburgvirus''. The members of the genus (i.e. the actual physical entities) are called marburgviruses. The name ''Marburgvirus'' is derived from the city of Marburg in Hesse, West Germany (where Marburg virus was first discovered) and the taxonomic (Taxonomy) suffix ''-virus'' (which denotes a virus genus). Note A Marshal of France since 24 February 1757, he was commander of the armies in Westphalia during the Seven Years' War. On 26 July 1757, he won the Battle of Hastenbeck against Hanoverian and Hessian (Hesse) troops under the Duke of Cumberland (Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland) during the Invasion of Hanover (Invasion of Hanover (1757)) but was replaced as French commander shortly afterwards. The '''Aabach''', formerly called the '''Große Aa''', is a 14 km long river in Germany, a left tributary of the river Afte. It rises in eastern North Rhine-Westphalia near the border with Hesse, between Bad Wünnenberg and Marsberg. Its source is where the regions Briloner Höhen and Sindfeld meet, in Brilon-Madfeld. From there it flows north between up to 503 m high mountains through a wonderful forested landscape, partly in the natural park Diemelsee. After a few kilometers it flows into the artificial lake Aabachstausee. It flows to the north and empties only about 3.5 km further north after Bad Wünnenberg, where it flows into the Afte. The drainage area of the Aabach reaches the divide (water divide) between the Weser and Rhine river basins: the Aabach flows to the north and drains into the Rhine via the Afte, Alme (Alme River) and Lippe Rivers, while the small rivers that rise on the southern side of the ridge drain into the Weser through the Hoppecke and Diemel. Before then, however, most national armies were in fact composed of many nationalities. For example, although the Swedish Army under Gustavus Adolphus was originally recruited by a kind of national conscription, the losses of the Thirty Years' War meant that by 1648 over 80% of its troops were foreign mercenaries. In Spain, armies were recruited from all the Spanish European territories including Spain, Italy, Wallonia and Germany. The French recruited soldiers from Germany, Switzerland and elsewhere as well as from France. Britain recruited Hessian (Hesse) troops until the late 18th century. Irish Catholics made careers for themselves in the armies of many European states (See the Flight of the Wild Geese). name Germany districts Hesse title border 30px Flag of Hesse (Image:Flag of Hesse.svg) Urban and rural districts in the state of Hesse in Germany border 30px Flag of Germany (Image:Flag of Germany.svg) listclass hlist Geography Heiligenstadt is approximately 14 km east of the tripoint where the states of Thuringia, Hesse and Lower Saxony meet. An upper reach of the River Leine (Leine), a tributary of the Aller, flows through the town from east to west and is joined near the centre of the town by the River Geislede. Behrens attended the Christianeum Hamburg from September 1877 until Easter 1882. He studied painting in his native Hamburg, as well as in Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe, from 1886 to 1889. In 1890, he married Lilly Kramer and moved to Munich. At first, he worked as a painter (Painting), illustrator and book-binder (bookbinding) in a sort of artisanal way. He frequented the bohemian (Bohemianism) circles and was interested in subjects related to the reform of life-styles. In 1899 Behrens accepted the invitation of the Grand-duke Ernst-Ludwig of Hesse to be the second member of his recently-inaugurated Darmstadt Artists' Colony, where Behrens built his own house and fully conceived everything inside the house (furniture, towels, paintings, pottery, etc.) The building of this house is considered to be the turning point in his life, when he left the artistic circles of Munich and moved away from the Jugendstil towards a sober and austere style of design. It has also been reported from the Calabona mine, Alghero, Sardinia; at Bor, Serbia


'''Frankfurt am Main''' ( The city is at the centre of the larger Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region (Frankfurt Rhine-Main) which has a population of 5,600,000 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, ''Competitive Cities in the Global Economy'', OECD Territorial Reviews, (OECD Publishing, 2006), Table 1.1 and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region (Metropolitan regions in Germany).

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