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Hessen

Kassel

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-26, 1572
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-26, 1572





Facts in brief:

Located on Fulda river; probably was seat of Franconian kings; ruled by Hesse from 13th cen., residence of landgraves & capital of electorate from 16th cen.; was haven for Huguenot refugees in 17th cen.; produced airplanes & tanks, & was bombed in WW II.

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