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Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (24 December 1879 – 28 December 1952) was Queen of Denmark as the spouse of King Christian X. She was also Queen of Iceland from 1 December 1918 to 17 June 1944.
Altstadt is the German language word for "old town", and generally refers to the historical town or city centre within the old town or city wall, in contrast to younger suburbs outside.
André Brie (born 13 March 1950 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a German politician and from 1999 to 2009 Member of the European Parliament for the Party of Democratic Socialism, part of the European Left and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Andrea Pollack (born 8 May 1961 in Schwerin) is a former butterfly swimmer from East Germany, who won two gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at age fifteen.
Anke Westendorf (later Maukel, born February 26, 1954) is a German former volleyball player who competed for East Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics and in the 1980 Summer Olympics.
August Adolf Eduard Eberhard Kundt (18 November 183921 May 1894) was a German physicist.
The Bad Kleinen–Rostock railway is a double track electrified railway in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
The Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Berlin/Brandenburg, also Hauptstadtregion Berlin-Brandenburg) is one of eleven metropolitan regions of Germany, consisting of the entire territories of the city-state of Berlin and the surrounding state of Brandenburg.
Bernhard Schwentner (28 September 1891 in Schwerin – 30 October 1944 near Brandenburg-Görden) was a German Catholic clergyman.
The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.
Brick Gothic (Backsteingotik, Gotyk ceglany, Baksteengotiek) is a specific style of Gothic architecture common in Northwest and Central Europe especially in the regions in and around the Baltic Sea, which do not have resources of standing rock, but in many places a lot of glacial boulders.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
Carl von Lemcke, or Karl (von) Lemcke, who sometimes wrote as Karl Manno (26 August 1831 – 7 April 1913) was a German aesthetician and art historian who also wrote songs and novels.
The County of Tecklenburg (Grafschaft Tecklenburg) was a state of the Holy Roman Empire, located in the present German state of Lower Saxony.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Detlef Kübeck (born 22 February 1956 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.
Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (Cecilie Auguste Marie; 20 September 1886 – 6 May 1954) was the last German Crown Princess and Crown Princess of Prussia as the wife of German Crown Prince Wilhelm, the son of German Emperor Wilhelm II.
The Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was a duchy in northern Germany created in 1701, when Frederick William and Adolphus Frederick II divided the Duchy of Mecklenburg between Schwerin and Strelitz.
Adolf Friedrich Albrecht Heinrich, Duke of Mecklenburg (German: Adolf Friedrich Albrecht Heinrich, Herzog zu Mecklenburg; 10 October 1873 – 5 August 1969), was a German explorer in Africa, a colonial politician, the elected Duke of the United Baltic Duchy from 5 November to 28 November 1918, and the first president of the National Olympic Committee of West Germany (1949–1951).
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Franziska Ellmenreich (January 28, 1847 in Schwerin – October 20, 1931 in Herrsching am Ammersee) was a German stage actress.
Friedrich Klockmann (12 April 1858, Schwerin – 17 November 1937, Aachen) was a German geologist and mineralogist.
Friedrich Ludwig Schröder (3 November 1744 – 3 September 1816) was a German actor, manager, dramatist and prominent masonic leader.
Gabriele Hinzmann (née Trepschek; born 31 May 1947, Schwerin) is a retired track and field athlete who competed mainly in the discus throw, such as at the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where she competed for East Germany and won the bronze medal.
The German Revolution or November Revolution (Novemberrevolution) was a civil conflict in the German Empire at the end of the First World War that resulted in the replacement of the German federal constitutional monarchy with a democratic parliamentary republic that later became known as the Weimar Republic.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gudrun Zapf von Hesse (born January 2, 1918) is a German typographer, calligrapher and book-binder.
The Hagenow–Schwerin railway is a double track electrified mainline railway in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The Hamburg Metropolitan Region (German: Metropolregion Hamburg) is a metropolitan area centred around the city of Hamburg in northern Germany, consisting of eight districts (Landkreise) in the federal state of Lower Saxony, six districts (Kreise) in the state of Schleswig-Holstein and two districts in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern along with the city-state of Hamburg itself.
Hanka Pachale (born September 12, 1976 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a volleyball player from Germany.
Hans Ludwig Raimund von Koester (29 April 1844 – 21 February 1928) was a German naval officer who served in the Prussian Navy and later in the Imperial German Navy.
Heidrun Bluhm (born 18 January 1958 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a German politician and member of "Die Linke.".
Heike Balck (born 19 August 1970 in Schwerin) is a retired German high jumper.
Heinrich Cunow (11 April 1862, in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin – 20 August 1936) was a German Social Democratic Party politician and a Marxist theorist.
Heinrich Friese (Heinrich Friedrich August Karl Ludwig Friese, was born on 4 May, 1860 in Schwerin, and died 8 September, 1948 in Schwerin) was a German biologist and entomologist, specialist of bees.
Henry the Lion (Heinrich der Löwe; 1129/1131 – 6 August 1195) was a member of the Welf dynasty and Duke of Saxony, as Henry III, from 1142, and Duke of Bavaria, as Henry XII, from 1156, the duchies of which he held until 1180.
Hermann Baranowski (11 June 1884 in Schwerin – 5 February 1940 in Aue) was a German politician and military figure.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Freiherr Karl Albert Christoph Heinrich von Kamptz (16 September 1769 in Schwerin - 3 November 1849 in Berlin) was a German jurist.
Katrin Sass (for a time Katrin Saß) is a German actress.
Konrad Ernst Ackermann (1 February 1710 – 13 November 1771) was a German actor.
Lake Schwerin (Schweriner See) is a lake in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, northern Germany.
A Landtag (State Diet) is a representative assembly (parliament) in German-speaking countries with legislative authority and competence over a federated state (Land).
The Landtag of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania) is the state diet of the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania).
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Lübeck is a city in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, and one of the major ports of Germany.
The Line of Contact marked the farthest advance of Canadian, American, British and Soviet Armies into German controlled territory at the End of World War II in Europe.
This is a complete list of the 2,060 towns and cities in Germany (as of January 1, 2018).
In the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (German: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) there are 84 officially recognised towns and cities.
This is a list of monarchs who ruled over the German territories of central Europe from the division of the Frankish Empire in 843 (by which a separate Eastern Frankish Kingdom was created), until the collapse of the German Empire in 1918.
This list of dukes and grand dukes of Mecklenburg dates from the origins of the German princely state of Mecklenburg's royal house in the High Middle Ages to the monarchy's abolition at the end of World War I. Strictly speaking, Mecklenburg’s princely dynasty was descended linearly from the princes (or kings) of a Slavic tribe, the Obotrites, and had its original residence in a castle (Mecklenburg) in Dorf Mecklenburg (Mikelenburg) close to Wismar.
Ludwig Bölkow (30 June 1912 – 25 July 2003) was one of the aeronautical pioneers of Germany.
Ludwigslust is a central castle town of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 40 km south of Schwerin.
The Ludwigslust–Wismar railway is an electrified railway in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Matthias Stammann (born May 8, 1968) is a German former footballer.
Max Liebermann (20 July 1847 – 8 February 1935) was a German-Jewish painter and printmaker, and one of the leading proponents of Impressionism in Germany.
Mecklenburg (locally, Low German: Mękel(n)borg) is a historical region in northern Germany comprising the western and larger part of the federal-state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The Mecklenburg State Theatre (Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater Schwerin) is the principal theatre of Schwerin in Germany.
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (often Mecklenburg-West Pomerania in English and commonly shortened to "Meck-Pomm" or even "McPom" or "M-V" in German) is a federal state in northern Germany.
Mecklenburgisch (Mecklenborgsch or Mäkelborgsch) is a Low German (Low Saxon) dialect group used predominantly in the Mecklenburg area of today’s North German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
The Obotrites (Obotriti) or Obodrites (Obodrzyce meaning: at the waters), also spelled Abodrites (Abodriten), were a confederation of medieval West Slavic tribes within the territory of modern Mecklenburg and Holstein in northern Germany (see Polabian Slavs).
Odense is the third-largest city in Denmark.
Paul Gösch (30 August 1885 – 22 August 1940), also Goesch or Göschen, was a German artist, architect, lithographer, and designer of the early twentieth century; he was associated with the main elements of German Expressionism.
Petermännchen ("Little Peterman") is a small good-natured household spirit who is said to live in the Schwerin Palace in Schwerin, Mecklenburg, Germany.
Piła (Schneidemühl) is a town in northwestern Poland.
The Polabian language is an extinct West Slavic language that was spoken by the Polabian Slavs (Wenden) in present-day northeastern Germany around the Elbe (Labe in Slavic) river, from which derives its name ("po Labe" - on the Elbe).
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.
Pomerania (Pomorze; German, Low German and North Germanic languages: Pommern; Kashubian: Pòmòrskô) is a historical region on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea in Central Europe, split between Germany and Poland.
A prince-bishop is a bishop who is also the civil ruler of some secular principality and sovereignty.
Reggio Emilia (also; Rèz, Regium Lepidi) is a city in northern Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region.
A regiopolis is a city outside the core of a metropolitan area, that serves as an independent driving force for development within a larger region.
Robert Müller (born 12 November 1986) is a German footballer who plays as a defender for VfR Aalen.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
Rosemarie Gabriel (née Kother on 27 February 1956) is a retired German swimmer.
Rostock is a city in the north German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The Schelf Church of St.
Schelfstadt is a central quarter of the city of Schwerin, capital of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state of Germany.
Schwerin Cathedral (Schweriner Dom) was formerly a Roman Catholic cathedral as old as the city itself, dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Saint John.
Schwerin Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station of the capital of the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and is located in the northwest of the central city.
The Schwerin Palace, also known as Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss), is a palatial schloss located in the city of Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state, Germany.
Schweriner Fernsehturm TV tower and radio mast The Schweriner Fernsehturm is a 136.5-metre-tall communications tower built of steel-concrete between 1960 and 1964 in Schwerin, Germany.
Secularization (or secularisation) is the transformation of a society from close identification and affiliation with religious values and institutions toward nonreligious values and secular institutions.
The Social Democratic Party of Germany (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD) is a social-democratic political party in Germany.
The Staatliches Museum Schwerin (State Museum Schwerin) is an art gallery and museum in Schwerin in Germany.
The Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Museum of Technology (Technisches Landesmuseum Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) was founded in 1961 in Schwerin as the Polytechnic Museum (Polytechnisches Museum) and was located in several rooms within Schwerin Castle.
Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen states (Land, plural Länder; informally and very commonly Bundesland, plural Bundesländer).
Stephan Gusche (born 13 February 1990) is a German former footballer.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sylvia Roll (born 29 May 1973) was a German female volleyball player.
Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
Town privileges or borough rights were important features of European towns during most of the second millennium.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vaasa (Vasa) is a city on the west coast of Finland.
Växjö is a city and the seat of Växjö Municipality, Kronoberg County, Sweden.
Western Pomerania, also called Cispomerania or Hither Pomerania (Vorpommern), is the western extremity of the historic region of the duchy, later Province of Pomerania, nowadays divided between the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Poland.
Wilhelm Gustloff (30 January 1895 – 4 February 1936) was the founder of the Swiss NSDAP/AO (the Nazi Party organisation for German citizens abroad) at Davos.
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.
Wuppertal is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in and around the Wupper valley, east of Düsseldorf and south of the Ruhr.