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Dresden

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-28, 1572
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-28, 1572






Facts in brief:

Original Slav village was located on N bank of Elbe, German town founded by Margrave Meissen on S bank in 13th cen.; held by Bohemia, Brandenburg & Meissen in 14th cen., went to Saxony 1489; leveled by fire in 1491, damaged in wars in 1756, 1813 & WW II.

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