Place:Spandau, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany

Alt namesBerlin-Spandausource: Source:Family History Library Catalog
Spandowsource: pre-1878 name
Located inBrandenburg, Preußen, Germany     (1815 - 1920)
Also located inBerlin, Brandenburg, Preußen, Germany     (1920 - 1946)
West-Berlin, Berlin, Germany     (1946 - 1990)
Berlin, Germany     (1991 - present)

Note: In keeping with the 1900-rule at WeRelate, places in Germany are organized as they were in 1900 when Germany was known as the German Empire.

The settlement of Spandow can be traced back to the 6th century.

In 1878, the city of Spandow changed its name to Spandau.

In 1900, Spandau was an independent city in Brandenburg (province), Preußen, Germany.

In 1920, Spandau was incorporated as a borough into the independent city of Berlin in Brandenburg (province), Preußen, Germany.

In 1946, the city of Berlin was divided into East Berlin and West Berlin. Spandau district was located in West Berlin.

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In 2001, Spandau was designated as a borough of the city of Berlin.


source: Family History Library Catalog

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