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Heinrich I. der Vogler

King Henry I the Fowler

c. 876 - Memleben 936
Duke of Saxony, 912-836, and King of Germany, 919-936; first of the Ottonian Dynasty of German kings and emperors, he is generally considered to be the founder and first king of the medieval German state, known until then as East Francia
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artist unknown
1922

Quedlinburg /  Heinrich I. der Vogler   Quedlinburg /  Heinrich I. der Vogler

Description

Stone plaque with a relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

Quedlinburg - Heinrich I. der Vogler

heinricvs
divina favente
clementia rex

922    1922
zvr erinnervng
an den begrvender
des ersten
devtschen reichs
vnd an
die 1000-jahrfeier
der stadt
qvedlinburg
den 22 April 1922

Annotation

The city is first mentioned in 922, as part of a donation by Henry the Fowler.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°47'22" - E 11°8'30")

Item Code: desa070; Photograph: 11 August 2013
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