Sonneberg


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Sonneberg

(zôn`əbĕrgh'), city (1994 pop. 25,655), Thuringia, E central Germany; first mentioned 1317. It is the center of the Thuringian toy industry and is home to a toy museum.

Sonneberg

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic on the southern border of the Thuringian Forest in the Suhl District. Population, 29,800 (1970). The city is an old toy-manufacturing center. Toy production developed in the 17th century. Sonneberg is also noted for its electrical engineering and ceramics industry and for the production of plastics, large clocks, and educational aids in anatomy. The city has an astronomical observatory and a toy museum.

References in periodicals archive ?
Major organization : LANDRATSAMT SONNEBERG, ZENTRALE VERGABESTELLE
Despite the success of the mission, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, the Sonneberg Observatory and the Georg August University of Gottingen believed that the figures compiled by Kepler are still inaccurate, according to (https://earthsky.org/space/18-more-earth-sized-exoplanets-found-in-kepler-data) Earth Sky.
Hoffmeister, director of the Sonneberg branch of the Berlin-Babeisberg Observatory, had discovered a 12th-magnitude nova in the constellation Aquila....
He then drove off with his half in a forklift truck from Sonneberg, in eastern Germany in 2007.
Sonneberg, Germany -- Once hemmed in by the Iron Curtain, the eastern German town of Sonneberg has undergone something of an economic miracle, proving that the long, painful transition from communism can bear fruit at last.
Schubart werd in 1897 in Sonneberg in Thuringen geboren en stierf vermoedelijk in 1941 of tijdens een der jaren daarna in Siberie.
Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs born; a German astronomer; worked at the Sonneberg Observatory; observed variable stars,
Siemens and Lauscha Fiber International from Lauscha, near Sonneberg, are both in operation, while RMA Pipeline Equipment Company from Rheinau, near Mannheim, announced details of their plans to build a new engineering facility at the BIIP in July.
Ruediger Grube, the transport minister of Thuringia Christian Carius, the SPD deputy Sabine Doht and the Regional Administrator of Sonneberg region -Christine Zitzmann.
They were men like businessman and National Liberal leader Louis Dollstadt of Weimar, a guiding figure in the Home Mission's efforts to fight against begging and to establish hostels for itinerant workers, and District Administrator Karl Baumbach of Sonneberg, a leader of left liberalism in Thuringia and a board member of his local Home Mission.
In Europe, specialized toy-making centers emerged as early as the sixteenth century in and around the small German towns of Sonneberg and Erzebirge as well in the Groeden Valley in South Tyrol where families carved distinctive wooden animals and dolls in their cottages for an extensive European market.
The founder was a Russian-born son of a Huguenot architect, buying a porcelain factory in Sonneberg and making his first bisque head there in 1885.