Altenburg


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Altenburg

(äl`tənbo͝ork), city (1994 pop. 46,650), Thuringia, E Germany, on the Pleisse River. Manufactures include sewing machines, apparel, and cigars. Lignite is mined nearby. "Skat," the popular German card game, originated there in the 19th cent. Built on the site of early 9th-century Slavic fortifications, Altenburg became an important trade center and was made an imperial city in the 12th cent. It formally passed in 1329 to the house of Wettin and later was (1603–72, 1826–1918) the capital of the duchy of Saxe-AltenburgSaxe-Altenburg
, Ger. Sachsen-Altenburg, former duchy, Thuringia, central Germany. Altenburg was the capital. Created a separate duchy in 1603, it was ruled by an Ernestine line of the house of Wettin.
..... Click the link for more information.
. Noteworthy structures include an 11th-century church and the tower of the monastery founded (1172) by Emperor Frederick I.
References in periodicals archive ?
We also have a new coach in Valentin Altenburg and have a few players out injured.
Altenburg AF, Kreijtz JH, de Vries RD, Song F, Fux R, Rimmelzwaan GF, et al.
This report is about transparency," said Rob Altenburg, director of the PennFuture Energy Center.
118) In an earlier assignment as a prosecuting trial counsel, Altenburg had successfully tried a Soldier by the name of Milton Hargrove for murder.
The co-operative based in Altenburg, East Germany, has introduced an interest rate of -0.
We're hoping that everyone will dig deep and make a difference" Susan Altenburg, of Clyde 1 and 2 Cash for Kids, said: "Every penny donated is spent on the children and families who desperately need help.
The central archaeological zone of Carnuntum covers an area of approximately 650ha between the modern villages of Petronell-Carnuntum and Bad Deutsch Altenburg.
The areas particularly around Bohled; Espenhain, Altenburg, Zeilz, Bitterfeld, Wolfen, and Leuna-Buna near; the cities of Leipzig; and Halle were dominated by large-scale open-cast mining (Stottmeister et al.
Altenburg is a counsel in Greenberg Traurig LLP's government contracts and government law and policy practice groups.
These are enviable opportunities for NYAW performers as they prepare to showcase their talents in locations across Wales and further afield - from Aberystwyth to Altenburg in Germany, from Cardiff to Caernarfon, from Llandudno to Leeds - tak-ing their considerable commitment and talent to a wider public.
She will then travel to Germany to perform in prestigious venues such as the Brandenburg Cathedral in Berlin and as part of international music festivals such as the Young Euro Classics Festival and the Altenburg Festival.