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Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern

Introduction of Kaiserslautern
City in the Rhineland -Palatinate 43 mi NW ofKarlsruhe. Mentioned in the ninth century as thesite of a castle built by Charlemagne, it was enlargedfrom 1153 to 1158 by Emperor Frederick I, Barbarossa.Subject to damaging attacks by the Spaniardsin 1635 and by other armies in the Thirty Years' War,it was the site of a French victory over Prussia in1793 during the French Revolutionary War. It becamepart of Bavaria in 1816 and was the center of thePalatinate democratic revolution of 1848 to 1849.Significant in the blossoming of the Reformation, ithas in the 20th century become a major industrialand cultural center.City in the Rhineland -Palatinate 43 mi NW ofKarlsruhe. Mentioned in the ninth century as thesite of a castle built by Charlemagne, it was enlargedfrom 1153 to 1158 by Emperor Frederick I, Barbarossa.Subject to damaging attacks by the Spaniardsin 1635 and by other armies in the Thirty Years' War,it was the site of a French victory over Prussia in1793 during the French Revolutionary War. It becamepart of Bavaria in 1816 and was the center of thePalatinate democratic revolution of 1848 to 1849.Significant in the blossoming of the Reformation, ithas in the 20th century become a major industrialand cultural center.

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