Place:Nürtingen, Württemberg, Germany

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NameNürtingen
Alt namesNürtingensource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Nuertingensource: Wikipedia
Nürtingen
TypeTown
Coordinates48.617°N 9.333°E
Located inWürttemberg, Germany
Also located inEsslingen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany    
Contained Places
Unknown
Altdorf
Beuren
Grötzingen
Hardt
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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is a town in the district of Esslingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is located on the river Neckar.

History

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The following events occurred, by year:

  • 1046 : First mention of Niuritingin in the document of Speyer. Heinrich III gave Nürtingen as a gift to the chapter of Speyer
  • around 1335 : Nürtingen receives the city rights
  • 1421 : Nürtingen is the domicile of the Württemberg widows.
  • 1602 : The Maientag, a famous folklore procession and celebration is first recorded
  • 1634 : Half of the population died in the Thirty Years' War and of the plague
  • 1750 : 133 buildings were burned down in the great fire
  • 1783/1784 : Friedrich Hölderlin and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling are pupils of the Latin school (German: Lateinschule). They are still commemorated in the town by the street name Schellingstraße and the name of a highschool Hölderlin-Gymnasium.
  • 1945 : A few bombs hit Nürtingen. The Tiefenbachtal (a valley in south part of Nürtingen) was an escape route for German soldiers.
  • 1948 : The population increases from 10,000 to 17,000 due to refugees and displaced persons from East Germany
  • 1973 : The district of Nürtingen is merged into the district of Esslingen

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