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Bonn

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-33 map of 1575
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-33 map of 1575






Facts in brief:

Romans documented here in 1st cen. BC, occupied fortress 1st-5th cen. AD; was Frankish town from 9th cen.; thriving center from 13th cen.; occupied by French 1794, annexed to Prussia 1815; famed as rich, fashionable city from mid-19th cen. until WW II.

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