Thionville

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Thionville

(tyôNvēl`), Ger. Diedenhofen, town (1990 pop. 40,835), Moselle dept., NE France, in Lorraine. It is a center for metallurgical and chemical industries. The town was a favorite of Charlemagne. In the testament of Thionville (806) Charlemagne divided his kingdom among his sons. After being captured by the Prussians in 1870, the town remained German until 1919.

Thionville

 

a city in northern France, in the department of Moselle. Population, 37,000 (1968). A landing on the Moselle River and a railroad junction, Thionville is the center of one of the main ironore and metallurgical regions (Metz-Thionville) of Lorraine. Industries include metallurgy, machine building, metalworking, and the production of chemicals.

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Capitular de Diedenhofen (805), 19; Capitular de exercitu (808), 2; Capitular Bononiense (811), 1.
Two persons, apparently Parisians, arrived in Diedenhofen yesterday, engaged three master carpenters and proceeded with them to a castle in the vicinity belonging to Count Berthier, adjudant in the French War Ministry.
When he had wreaked vengeance after this fashion, the king withdrew to the town of Diedenhofen for winter quarters, and there he celebrated the Nativity of our Lord and Easter as he was wont to do.