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Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-36 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-36 map








Facts in brief:

Mentioned in chronicle of Saxon wars of Charlemagne; civil rights were granted by Rudolph of Hapsburg 1278; occupied by Sweden 1632-1634; to France 1697; annexed by Germany 1871-1919 & 1940s; retaken by France 1919 & 1945; Renaissance architecture.

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