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An adit (from Latin aditus, entrance) is an entrance to an underground mine which is horizontal or nearly horizontal, by which the mine can be entered, drained of water, ventilated, and minerals extracted at the lowest convenient level.
Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Aldi (stylised as ALDI) is the common brand of two German discount supermarket chains with over 10,000 stores in 20 countries, and an estimated combined turnover of more than €50 billion.
Alliance 90/The Greens, often simply Greens (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen or Grüne), is a green political party in Germany that was formed from the merger of the German Green Party (founded in West Germany in 1980 and merged with the East Greens in 1990) and Alliance 90 (founded during the Revolution of 1989–1990 in East Germany) in 1993.
Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.
André Lenz (born 19 November 1973 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a retired German football goalkeeper who last played for VfL Wolfsburg.
Arthur Kaufmann (1888–1971) was an avante-garde German painter, who was a key figure in the Post-Expressionist and New Objectivity art movements.
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.
Assassination is the killing of a prominent person, either for political or religious reasons or for payment.
Friedrich August Bungert (14 March 1845 – 26 October 1915) was a German opera composer and poet.
In usage in the United States, a bayou (or, from Cajun French) is a body of water typically found in a flat, low-lying area, and can be either an extremely slow-moving stream or river (often with a poorly defined shoreline), or a marshy lake or wetland.
The Bergisches Land (Berg Country) is a low mountain range region within the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, east of Rhine river, south of the Ruhr.
Beykoz aka Beicos and Beikos, is a district in Istanbul, Turkey at the northern end of the Bosphorus on the Anatolian side.
Bituminous coal or black coal is a relatively soft coal containing a tarlike substance called bitumen or asphalt.
Bodo Hombach (born 19 August 1952) is a German politician who is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).
Bohren & der Club of Gore is a German ambient/jazz band from Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Darlington is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, north-east England.
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.
The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya.
Carl Arnold Kortum (July 5, 1745 – August 15, 1824) was a German physician, but best known for his writing and poetry.
Carl Otto von Eicken (31 December 1873, in Mülheim an der Ruhr – 29 June 1960, in Heilbronn) was a German otorhinolaryngologist.
Centre-Val de Loire ("Centre-Loire Valley") is one of the 18 administrative regions of France.
Clara Eleonore Stinnes (known as Clärenore; 21 January 1901 – 7 September 1990) was a German car racer; accompanied by the Swedish cinematographer Carl-Axel Söderström she was the first person to circumnavigate the world by automobile.
Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.
Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Duisburg (locally) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business.
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).
Essen (Latin: Assindia) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Essen Stadtbahn (Stadtbahn Essen). is a light rail (Stadtbahn) network in Essen and the two neighbouring towns of Mülheim an der Ruhr and Gelsenkirchen in the German state of North Rhine Westphalia. It forms part of the Rhine-Ruhr Stadtbahn. Like the Frankfurt U-Bahn, it is a mixed system of light rail and underground railway. One of its three lines, U18, runs completely free of intersections with other traffic. The other two lines are partly tramlines and partly underground lines. The sections of tramline have only a few sections that have no intersections with road traffic. Like all urban public transport in Essen, the Essen Stadtbahn is operated by Ruhrbahn, a company owned by the Cities of Essen and Mülheim an der Ruhr. The transport companies of neighbouring municipalities are also involved with the operation of some lines under concessions.
Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., commonly known as FC Schalke 04, Schalke or abbreviated as S04, is a professional German association-football club and multi-sports club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Felix Erdmann (born 4 April 1978 in Mülheim) is a German rowing cox.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
A football team is a group of players selected to play together in the various team sports known as football.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Fritz Buchloh (26 November 1909 – 22 July 1998) was a German football goalkeeper.
Friedrich "Fritz" Thyssen (9 November 1873 – 8 February 1951) was a German businessman, born into one of Germany's leading industrial families.
Günther Smend (29 November 1912 – 8 September 1944) was a German Army officer and a member of the resistance involved in the 20 July Plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
Gerhard Tersteegen (November 25, 1697 – April 3, 1769), was a German Reformed religious writer.
The German Army (Heer) was the land forces component of the Wehrmacht, the regular German Armed Forces, from 1935 until it was demobilized and later dissolved in August 1946.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
The German People's Party (Deutsche Volkspartei, or DVP) was a national liberal party in Weimar Germany and a successor to the National Liberal Party of the German Empire.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Giulio Natta (26 February 1903 – 2 May 1979) was an Italian chemist and Nobel laureate.
Hannelore Kraft (née Külzhammer; born 12 June 1961) is a German politician.
Hans Walitza (born 26 November 1945) is a retired German football striker and manager.
Hans-Günter Bruns (born 15 November 1954 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a retired German footballer who played as a midfielder.
Heinrich Thyssen (31 October 1875 – 26 June 1947), after 22 June 1907 Heinrich Freiherr Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon et Impérfalva, was a German-Hungarian entrepreneur and art collector.
Helge Schneider (born 30 August 1955 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a German comedian, jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist, author, film and theatre director, and actor.
In the Middle Ages, Hellweg was the official and common name given to main travelling routes in Germany.
Hermann Bottenbruch (b.September 14, 1928) is a German mathematician and computer scientist.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
Hugo Dieter Stinnes (12 February 1870 – 10 April 1924) was a German industrialist and politician.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
Indre-et-Loire is a department in west-central France named after the Indre and the Loire rivers.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Hans-Jürgen Sundermann (born 25 January 1940) is a German manager and former footballer.
Kai Gehring (born 26 December 1977 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a German politician.
Karl Hans Albrecht (20 February 1920 – 16 July 2014) was a German entrepreneur who founded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo.
Karl Waldemar Ziegler (November 26, 1898 – August 12, 1973) was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963, with Giulio Natta, for work on polymers.
Kfar Saba (כְּפַר סָבָא), officially Kefar Sava, is a city in the Sharon region, of the Central District of Israel.
Kouvola is a city and municipality in southeastern Finland.
Kuusankoski is a neighborhood of city of Kouvola, former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland.
Lars Burgsmüller (born 6 December 1975), is a former German tennis player.
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military of the Third Reich during World War II.
The Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia (Ministerpräsident des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen) is the head of government of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).
The Lower Rhine Plain (German: Niederrheinisches Tiefland) is one of the natural regions of Germany and lies on either side of the Rhine north of the city of Düsseldorf.
The Lower Rhine region or Niederrhein is a region around the Lower Rhine section of the river Rhine in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany between approximately Oberhausen and Krefeld in the East and the Dutch border around Kleve in the West.
Marion Rodewald (born December 24, 1976, in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a field hockey defender from Germany, who won the gold medal with the German National Women's Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e. V.; abbreviated MPG) is a formally independent non-governmental and non-profit association of German research institutes founded in 1911 as the Kaiser Wilhelm Society and renamed the Max Planck Society in 1948 in honor of its former president, theoretical physicist Max Planck.
Mülheim (Ruhr) Hauptbahnhof is a railway station for the city of Mülheim in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.
A Mittelgebirge (German term) is a relatively low mountain range or highland area, a typical geographical feature of Central Europe, especially Central and Southern Germany; it refers to something between rolling low hill country or Hügelland and a proper mountain range (Gebirge or Hochgebirge) like the High Alps.
Monika Griefahn (born 3 October 1954 in Muelheim-Ruhr, Germany) is co-founder of Greenpeace Germany and a German politician of the SPD.
Meidericher Spielverein 02 e. V. Duisburg, commonly known as simply MSV Duisburg, is a German association football club based in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia.
The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.
Oberhausen is a city on the river Emscher in the Ruhr Area, Germany, located between Duisburg and Essen. The city hosts the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and its Gasometer Oberhausen is an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
Opole (Oppeln, Silesian German: Uppeln, Uopole, Opolí) is a city located in southern Poland on the Oder River and the historical capital of Upper Silesia.
Opole Voivodeship, or Opole Province (województwo opolskie, Woiwodschaft Oppeln), is the smallest and least populated voivodeship (province) of Poland.
Otorhinolaryngology (also called otolaryngology and otolaryngology–head and neck surgery) is a surgical subspecialty within medicine that deals with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck.
Otto Pankok (6 June 1893 – 10 October 1966) was a German painter, printmaker, and sculptor.
Otto Roelen (22 March 1897 – 30 January 1993) was a German chemist.
A paper mill is a factory devoted to making paper from vegetable fibres such as wood pulp, old rags and other ingredients.
Plus was a German-based international supermarket chain founded in 1972.
A polymer (Greek poly-, "many" + -mer, "part") is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits.
A private collection is a privately owned collection of works (usually artworks).
Qalqilya (Qalqīlyaḧ); is a Palestinian city in the West Bank.
Ralf Lübke (born 17 June 1965 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a retired West German athlete who specialized in the 200 metres.
Ralph Morgenstern (born as Ralph Morgenstern-Nolting on 3 October 1956) is a German actor and TV host.
Ratingen is a town in the district of Mettmann, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the northwestern part of Berg - about 12 km northeast of Düsseldorf.
The Rhenish Massif, Rhine Massif or Rhenish Uplands (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge: 'Rhenish Slate Mountains') is a geologic massif in western Germany, eastern Belgium, Luxembourg and northeastern France.
--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.
The Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn (S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr) is a polycentric and electrically driven S-train network covering the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Region in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Rudolf "Rudi" Seliger (born 20 September 1951) is a former football striker.
The Ruhr (Ruhrgebiet), or the Ruhr district, Ruhr region, Ruhr area or Ruhr valley, is a polycentric urban area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Line S1 is a S-Bahn line on the Rhine-Ruhr network.
Line S3 is a S-Bahn in the Rhein-Ruhr network.
Salih Altın (born 17 July 1987 in Mulheim an der Ruhr) is a Turkish football player, who is currently playing for FSV Duisburg.
Simone Hanselmann (born 6 December 1979) is a German actress.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Social Democratic Party of Germany (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD) is a social-democratic political party in Germany.
A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles.
Sven Meinhardt (born September 28, 1971 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Nordrhein-Westfalen) is a former field hockey forward from Germany, who won the gold medal with the Men's National Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG, doing business as the Tengelmann Group, is a holding company based in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.
Theodor Paul "Theo" Albrecht (28 March 1922 – 24 July 2010) was a German entrepreneur, who in 2010 was ranked by Forbes as the 31st richest person in the world, with a net worth of $16.7 billion.
Tours is a city located in the centre-west of France.
Ulla Kock am Brink (Ursula Eva Maria Kock am Brink) (10 July 1961 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a German television presenter.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
VfB Speldorf is a German association football club from the city of Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Walter Hartmann (23 July 1891 – 11 March 1977) was a German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II.
Karl Rudolf Werner Best (10 July 1903 – 23 June 1989) was a German Nazi, jurist, police chief, SS-Obergruppenführer and Nazi Party leader from Darmstadt, Hesse.
Wilhelm Knabe (born 8 October 1923 in Arnsdorf, Saxony) is a noted German ecologist, pacifist, civil servant, politician and a co-founder of the Green Party in Germany.
Willi Landgraf (born 29 August 1968 in Mülheim an der Ruhr) is a retired German footballer, last playing for the amateurs of Schalke 04.
William Rittenhouse (1644 – 18 February 1708) is the first person recorded as having made paper in North America.
Georg Heinrich Willem (Wim) Thoelke (9 May 1927 in Mülheim an der Ruhr – 26 November 1995 in Engenhahn) was a German TV entertainer.
The Witten/Dortmund, Oberhausen/Duisburg railway is one of the most important railways in Germany. It is the main axis of long distance and regional rail transport on the east–west axis of the Ruhr and is served by Intercity-Express, InterCity, Regional-Express, Regionalbahn and S-Bahn trains. Strictly speaking, the line today consists of two parallel two-track lines, one for mainline trains and the other for S-Bahn trains. On several sections of the line the long-distance tracks and S-Bahn tracks follow separate routes. The long-distance tracks follows the historical route built between 1860 and 1862 by the Bergisch-Märkische Railway Company as an extension of its trunk line between Elberfeld and Dortmund.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
FC Mülheim is a German association football club based in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia.
The 1992 Summer Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1992; Catalan: Jocs Olímpics d'estiu de 1992), officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992.
On 20 July 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg and other conspirators attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of Nazi Germany, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia.
The 200 metres (also spelled 200 meters) is a sprint running event.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
History of Mülheim, Muehlheim, Muelheim, Muelheim a.d. Ruhr, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Muelheim/Ruhr, Mulheim, Mulheim An Der Ruhr, Mulheim a.d. Ruhr, Mulheim an der Ruhr, Mulheim-An-Der-Ruhr, Mulheim/Ruhr, Mülheim a.d. Ruhr, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Mülheim-Heißen, Mülheim/Ruhr, Speldorf.