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The Adige (Etsch; Àdexe; Adisch; Adesc; Athesis; Ἄθεσις) is the second longest river in Italy after the Po, rising in the Alps in the province of South Tyrol near the Italian border with Austria and Switzerland, flowing through most of North-East Italy to the Adriatic Sea.
Akiba Kiwelowicz Rubinstein (1 December 1880 – 14 March 1961) was a Polish chess grandmaster who is considered to have been one of the strongest players never to have become World Chess Champion.
The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.
Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
Arbeo (also Aribo or Arbo) of Freising (723 or earlier near Meran – 4 May 784) was an early medieval author and Bishop of Freising from 764.
The Archduchy of Austria (Erzherzogtum Österreich) was a major principality of the Holy Roman Empire and the nucleus of the Habsburg Monarchy.
Armin Zöggeler (born 4 January 1974) is a retired Italian luger and double Olympic champion.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Bargil Pixner (March 23, 1921 – April 5, 2002) was an ethnically German Italian monk of the Order of Saint Benedict, Biblical scholar and archaeologist, and Benedictine authority on the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Bolzano (or; German: Bozen (formerly Botzen),; Balsan or Bulsan; Bauzanum) is the capital city of the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy.
Canoe slalom (previously known as whitewater slalom) is a competitive sport with the aim to navigate a decked canoe or kayak through a course of hanging downstream or upstream gates on river rapids in the fastest time possible.
Chess is a musical with music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA, lyrics by Tim Rice, and a book by Richard Nelson based on an idea by Rice.
Cisleithania (Cisleithanien, also Zisleithanien, Ciszlajtánia, Předlitavsko, Predlitavsko, Przedlitawia, Cislajtanija, Цислајтанија, Cislajtanija, Cisleithania, Цислейтанія, transliterated: Tsysleitàniia, Cisleitania) was a common yet unofficial denotation of the northern and western part of Austria-Hungary, the Dual Monarchy created in the Compromise of 1867—as distinguished from Transleithania, i.e. the Hungarian Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen east of ("beyond") the Leitha River.
Climate is the statistics of weather over long periods of time.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
The comune (plural: comuni) is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.
The (Princely) County of Tyrol was an estate of the Holy Roman Empire established about 1140.
Cuno Jakob Tarfusser (born 1954) is an Italian judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
A depression in geology is a landform sunken or depressed below the surrounding area.
The Duchy of Austria (Herzogtum Österreich) was a medieval principality of the Holy Roman Empire, established in 1156 by the Privilegium Minus, when the Margraviate of Austria (Ostarrîchi) was detached from Bavaria and elevated to a duchy in its own right.
Elisabeth of Bavaria (24 December 1837 – 10 September 1898) was Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, and many other titles by marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I. Elisabeth was born into the royal Bavarian house of Wittelsbach.
The Empress Elisabeth Park (Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Park) is a public park in the town of Meran, South Tyrol in northern Italy.
---- Ernst Franz Grünfeld (November 21, 1893 – April 3, 1962) was a leading Austrian chess grandmaster and chess writer, mainly on opening theory.
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.
Ferdinand Gamper (12 September 1957 – 1 March 1996) alias The monster of Merano, was a serial killer in South Tyrol, Italy.
The First French Empire (Empire Français) was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.
Forst is an Italian brewing company, based in Forst (Italian: Foresta), a frazione (municipal subdivision) of Algund (Italian: Lagundo), South Tyrol.
Franciszka Arnsztajnowa (in full: Franciszka Hanna Arnsztajnowa; 19 February 1865 – August 1942) was a Polish poet, playwright, and translator of Jewish descent.
Francesco "Franco" D'Andrea (born 8 March 1941 in Merano) is an Italian jazz pianist and composer.
Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.
Franz Tappeiner, Edler von Tappein (7 January 1816, Laas – 20 August 1902, Meran) was an Austrian physician and anthropologist.
Frederick IV (1382 – 24 June 1439), also known as Frederick of the Empty Pockets (Friedrich mit der leeren Tasche), a member of the House of Habsburg, was Duke of Austria from 1402 until his death.
The town gates of Meran in South Tyrol date back to the medieval period and are one of the attractions of the town today.
The German town law (Deutsches Stadtrecht) or German municipal concerns (Deutsches Städtewesen) was a set of early town privileges based on the Magdeburg rights developed by Otto I. The Magdeburg Law became the inspiration for regional town charters not only in Germany, but also in Central and Eastern Europe who modified it during the Middle Ages.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gloria Guida (born 19 November 1955) is an Italian actress and model.
The Gran Premio Merano (Grosser Preis von Meran) is an annual horse racing event which takes place in September in Pferderennplatz Meran, Meran, Italy.
The Greens (Verdi–Grüne–Vërc) are a regionalist and green political party (with eco-socialist and self-proclaimed social-democratic tendencies) active in South Tyrol, northern Italy.
Hafling (Avelengo) is an Italian comune (municipality).
Hall in Tyrol is a town in the Innsbruck-Land district of Tyrol, Austria.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
Johann Andersag (better known as Hans Andersag) was a scientist born on February 16, 1902, in Lana (Meran), Italy, and died August 10, 1955, in Wuppertal, Germany, following bronchial cancer.
Hermann von Tappeiner (18 November 1847 in Meran – 12 January 1927 in Munich) was a German pharmacologist.
Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
The ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships are an international event in canoeing organized by the International Canoe Federation.
Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria.
Irène Galter (born 16 September 1931) is an Italian former film and television actress.
Italian Fascism (fascismo italiano), also known simply as Fascism, is the original fascist ideology as developed in Italy.
Johann Baptista Ruffini (born in 1672 in Meran; died June 16, 1749 in Munich) was an important salt trader in Bavaria.
Juval Castle (German: Schloss Juval; Castel Juval) is a medieval castle located at the entrance of the Schnalstal, in the Vinschgau, above the village of Naturns in the comune of Kastelbell-Tschars at around 1000 meters above sea level, in South Tyrol, Italy.
The Kingdom of Bavaria (Königreich Bayern) was a German state that succeeded the former Electorate of Bavaria in 1805 and continued to exist until 1918.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
The Kurhaus of Meran, South Tyrol is a famous building in the town and a symbol of it.
Ladin (or; Ladin: Ladin, Ladino, Ladinisch) is a Romance language consisting of a group of dialects that some consider part of a unitary Rhaeto-Romance language, mainly spoken in the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy in the provinces of South Tyrol, the Trentino, and the Belluno, by the Ladin people.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Leo Putz (18 June 1869, in Merano – 21 July 1940, in Merano) was a Tyrolean painter.
The Lexicon Universale of 1698 is an early modern humanist encyclopedia by Johann Jacob Hofmann of Basel (1635-1706).
This is a list of chess openings, organized by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings code.
Ludwig Bemelmans (born April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American writer and illustrator of children's books.
Margaret, nicknamed Margarete Maultasch (1318 – 3 October 1369), was the last Countess of Tyrol from the House of Gorizia (Meinhardiner).
A menhir (from Brittonic languages: maen or men, "stone" and hir or hîr, "long"), standing stone, orthostat, lith or masseba/matseva is a large manmade upright stone.
The Town Hall of Meran (Meraner Rathaus) in South Tyrol is the seat of the municipal government and assembly.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
Oswald Menghin (19 April 1888 – 29 November 1973) was an Austrian Prehistorian and University professor.
The Passeier Valley (Passeier or Passeiertal; Passiria or Val Passiria) is the valley of the Passer river, in the mountains of South Tyrol, northern Italy.
Paul Felix Lazarsfeld (February 13, 1901 – August 30, 1976) was an Austrian-American sociologist.
The Pferderennplatz Meran (Ippodromo di Maia) is an Italian racecourse, located in the town of Meran, South Tyrol, used for thoroughbred horse racing.
Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-colored (black) grape varieties.
Reinhold Messner (born 17 September 1944) is an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, explorer, and author from the bilingual Italian province of South Tyrol.
Major-General Rudolf Anton Carl Freiherr von Slatin, Geh. Rat, (7 June 1857, Ober Sankt Veit, Hietzing, Vienna – 4 October 1932, Vienna) was an Anglo-Austrian soldier and administrator in the Sudan.
Rudolf Stingel (born 1956) is an artist based in New York City.
Salzburg, literally "salt fortress", is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of Salzburg state.
The Semi-Slav Defense is a variation of the Queen's Gambit chess opening defined by the position reached after the moves: The position may readily be reached by a number of different.
Sigismund (26 October 1427 – 4 March 1496), a member of the House of Habsburg, was Duke of Austria from 1439 (elevated to Archduke in 1477) until his death.
Silvius Magnago (February 5, 1914 – May 25, 2010) was an Italian politician.
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.
South Tyrol is an autonomous province in northern Italy.
A spa town is a resort town based on a mineral spa (a developed mineral spring).
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The Stadttheater Meran is the civic theatre of the town of Meran in South Tyrol, northern Italy.
A steeplechase is a distance horse race in which competitors are required to jump diverse fence and ditch obstacles.
The Steinerner Steg (Ponte Romano) is a two-arched, stone-built footbridge across the Passer in Merano, South Tyrol, northern Italy.
Trauttmansdorff Castle is a castle located south of the city of Meran, South Tyrol, northern Italy.
The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle (Die Gärten von Schloss Trauttmansdorff; I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff) are botanical gardens located on the grounds of Trauttmansdorff Castle in Meran, Italy.
The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye was signed on 10 September 1919 by the victorious Allies of World War I on the one hand and by the Republic of German-Austria on the other.
Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (Trentino-Alto Adige,; Trentino-Südtirol; Trentin-Südtirol) is an autonomous region in Northern Italy.
Tyrol Castle, less commonly Tirol Castle (Castel Tirolo, Schloss Tirol) is a castle in the comune (municipality) of Tirol near Merano, in the Burggrafenamt district of South Tyrol, Italy.
The Tyrolean Rebellion of 1809 (German: Tiroler Volksaufstand) was a rebellion of peasants in the County of Tyrol led by Andreas Hofer against the occupation of their homeland by the French and Bavarian troops within the context of the War of the Fifth Coalition against Napoleon I.
Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi (p; 23 March 1931 – 6 June 2016) was a Soviet (until 1976) and Swiss (since 1994) chess grandmaster and writer.
The Vinschgau (Val Venosta, Vinschgau, Vnuost, Val Venuesta, medieval: Finsgowe) or Vinschgau Valley is the upper part of the Adige or Etsch river valley, in the western part of the province of South Tyrol, Italy.
The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
The 1953 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships were held in Meran, Italy under the auspices of International Canoe Federation.
The 1971 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships were held in Meran, Italy under the auspices of International Canoe Federation for the second time.
The 1983 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships were held in Meran, Italy under the auspices of International Canoe Federation for a record-tying third time, matching the record set by Spittal, Austria (1963, 1965, 1977).