Adolf IV, Count of Berg from 1132 until 1160 and Count of Altena. He built the Schloss Altena , and built the Altenberg monastery , whose cloister he joined in 1160. He is father of one crusader ( Adolf V , killed in Damascus in 1108), two Archbishops of Cologne and Duke of Westfalia and one Prince Bishop of Osnabrück .
Düsseldorf lies at the centre of the Lower Rhine basin, where the delta of the Düssel flows into the Rhine. The city lies on the east side of the Rhine, except District 4 (Oberkassel, Niederkassel, Heerdt and Lörick). Across the Rhine, the city of Neuss stands on the delta of the Erft.
Ferdinand I (German: Ferdinand I. 19 April 1793 – 29 June 1875) was the Emperor of Austria from March 1835 until his abdication in December 1848. He was also King of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia (as Ferdinand V), King of Lombardy–Venetia and holder of many other lesser titles (see grand title of the Emperor of Austria).
The Saxe-Ernestine House Order (German: Sachsen-Ernestinischer Hausorden) was an order of merit instituted by Duke Friedrich of Saxe-Altenburg, Duke Ernst I of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and Duke Bernhard II of Saxe-Meiningen on 25 December 1833 as a joint award of the Saxon duchies.
Bavaria became a part of the Holy Roman Empire in the 10th century. During that period Bavaria was constantly ravaged and all but depopulated by the Hungarians. At the Battle of Pressburg (now Bratislava, Slovakia), on July 4, 907, the Hungarians inflicted a disastrous defeat on the Bavarians, but Hungarian ambitions in Bavaria were checked permanently in 955 by Otto I at the Battle of ...
12/10/2022 · Microsoft is not pulling its punches with UK regulators. The software giant claims the UK CMA regulator has been listening too much to Sony’s arguments over its Activision Blizzard acquisition.
13/01/2020 · The Rhine is Germany’s longest river by far, flowing for 690km it is divided into the Alpine, High, Upper, Middle, and Lower Rhine with hundreds of charming castles built overlooking and alongside its banks, many of them dating from the 12 th-14 th centuries with a fantastic mix of ruins and 19 th century Romanticism makeovers.