How did the city of Hamburg ?
Interesting Facts / / August 12, 2017
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City of Hamburg - is the largest city in Germany and Europe as a whole.But how it arose?Tell us a little about it in this article.So, in general, the history of Hamburg tied close ties to seafaring and trade.So, in ancient times on the site of the present city was only a small settlement called neukreplёnnoe Gammaburg, which was surrounded by a small earth mound.
But, at the same time, for the place were fierce battles, as this area was located near the Alster river which is a tributary of the Elbe, so that the strategic value was very significant.For several centuries power over Gammaburgom mastered one by one the Saxons, the Vikings, the Franks.More than once the settlement was flooded and even burned down completely.
And in the 9th century on the area Gammaburg castle was built, which was at one time the residence of the bishop and then archbishop.And in 1188 there was established the city Golshteynera gra
What else has seen Hamburg?As the city arose?Here, in fact, never been ruled by kings and other important people, the government has always belonged to the citizens of the city.This has affected the fact that Hamburg was an important and revered city among others.But the turning point in the history of Hamburg, steel, perhaps the two events of historic importance.Firstly, as a result of the religious wars that have unfolded in the sixteenth century, then we settled the Dutch merchants who began to establish their businesses.
Secondly, this 30-year war, which was the beginning of armed neutrality.And that was the impetus for the beginning of the rapid economic development and prosperity of the city.And while at the same time Hamburg was annexed by Napoleon in France, but today it is developed and the largest city in Germany.
12 Aug, 2017
12 Aug, 2017