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Olpe
Kreis Olpe

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kurkölner Platz

Geschichtsbrunnen

History Fountain

Karl-Heinz Klein
1998

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Description

Stone column with around the center a bronze band with six large reliefs with historical scenes and alternated with six smaller portrait reliefs.
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KURFÜRST
HEINRICH
von köln
1244-1332
stadtgründer
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johann
BERGMANN
von olpe
+ um 1530
verleger
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caspar
FREUSBERG
1764-1837
landrat
Heinrich II. von Virneburg (1244/46 - 1332)
archbishop and elector of Cologne, 1304-1332
(Wikipedia).
Johann Bergmann von Olpe
(Olpe 1455-60 - Basel 1532)
priest and publisher in Basel
(Wikipedia).
Caspar Freusberg
(Burg Bilstein 1764 - Olpe 1837)
'Landrat' (district administrator) of Kreis Bilstein and later of Kreis Olpe
(Wikipedia).
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theodor
MIETENS
1804-1885
mitgründer
der ev. gemeinde
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maria theresia
BONZEL
1830-1905
ordensstifterin
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franz
HITZE
1851-1921
sozialpolitiker
Theodor Mietens
(18041885)
Co-founder of the Protestant community.
Blessed Maria Theresia Bonzel
(Olpe 1830 - Olpe 1905)
Nun, founder of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Perpetual Adoration
(Wikipedia).
Franz Hitze
(Hanemicke bei Olpe 1851 - Bad Nauheim 1921)
Catholic clergyman, social ethicist and politician of the Center Party
(Wikipedia).
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stadterhebung
1311

Granting of the town rights.
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stadt und land
jahrmarkt
1550

City and country fair
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stadtbrand
1795

Town fire
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schützenfest
1911

Shooting festival
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neues leben
aus ruinen
1945

New life from the ruins
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kreisstadt
im wald
und am see
1998

District capital in the forest and on the lake
Around the top are the coats-of-arms:
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Land Nordrhein-Westfalen
North Rhine-Westphalia
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Kurköln
Electorate of Cologne
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Stadt Olpe
Town of Olpe (St. Martin sharing his cloak)
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Kreis Olpe
District of Olpe

Inscription(s)

geschichtsbrunnen
1998
karl-h. klein düsseldorf

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bonzel, Maria Theresia
  • Coat of arms
  • Elector
  • Fire
  • Founder (association or institution)
  • Fountain
  • Freusberg, Caspar
  • Heinrich II (Archbishop-Elector of Cologne)
  • History Sculpture
  • Hitze, Franz
  • Klein, Karl-Heinz
  • Martin, St.
  • Mietens, Theodor
  • Nun
  • Politician/Statesman
  • Publisher
  • Location (N 51°1'43" - E 7°50'41")

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