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His son, George I of Great Britain , died in the palace, at the time residence of his younger brother, prince-bishop Ernest Augustus, Duke of York and Albany , on a travel on 11 June In the early 18th century, renowned local jurist and social theorist Justus Möser wrote a highly influential constitutional history of the town, the Osnabrücker Geschichte. The French Revolutionary Wars brought Prussian troops into the city in , followed by the French in Control of Osnabrück passed to the Electorate of Hanover in during the German Mediatisation , and then briefly to the Kingdom of Prussia in From to the city was part of the Kingdom of Westphalia , after which it passed to the First French Empire.
After , it became part of the Kingdom of Hanover. The town's first railway line was built in , connecting it with Löhne. Further rail connections appeared over the following decades, connecting Osnabrück with Emden from , Cologne from and Hamburg from Growth of the local economy and population was fuelled by expansion in the engineering and textile industries, with the Hammersen Weaving Mill established in and the Osnabrücker Kupfer- und Drahtwerk metallurgical firm following in By , Osnabrück had over 70, inhabitants.
Politically, Osnabrück in the s was a stronghold of support for the Social Democrats and the Catholic Centre Party. Following the Nazis' seizure of power in January , Osnabrück was subjected to the implementation of National Socialist economic, political, and social programmes. These resulted in economic growth for ethnic Germans who did not run afoul of the new regime, and the town went from having over 10, unemployed in early to actually having a labour shortage five years later.
Leading Nazis fled the city and the British appointed a new mayor, Johannes Petermann. However, during the allied occupation of Germany a British military governor, Colonel Geoffrey Day was placed in charge of administering the city.
The British continued to maintain Osnabrück Garrison , a garrison near the city, which at one point was the largest British garrison in the world, housing some 4, troops and employing around local civilians. After three centuries, the city finally obtained its university when the government of Lower Saxony established the University of Osnabrück in Largest foreign resident groups in Osnabrück as of Nussbaum has been honoured by Osnabrück in the form of a museum designed by Daniel Libeskind which opened in ; it was designed as a scaled-down version of Libeskind's own Jewish Museum in Berlin.
Victory Records and recording artists Waterdown are also based in Osnabrück. Actress Birgitta Tolksdorf , who became a well-known figure in American television in the s, as well as stage and screen actor Mathias Wieman the recipient of the Justus-Möser-Medaille see German article Justus-Möser-Medaille were also born in the city.
Peter van Pels, the love interest of world-famous diarist Anne Frank , and his parents Auguste van Pels and Hermann van Pels, all hailed from Osnabrück.
Friedrich Clemens Gerke , writer, journalist , musician and pioneer of telegraphy who revised the Morse code in , is another of the city's famous sons. Gerke's notation is still used today. Fritz Buntrock , born in the city, was an SS officer at Auschwitz concentration camp and was executed for war crimes.
Wilhelm Schitli , also born in the city, was also a Nazi SS concentration camp commandant. Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has its headquarters in the city. There are two higher education institutions in Osnabrück, University of Osnabrück and Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences with more than 25, students. All of the types of German grammar schools are represented in the city, including seven Gymnasien.
Gymnasium Carolinum claims to be the oldest still existing school in Germany. Another well-known Gymnasium is the Ursulaschule, a private school, located directly opposite the Carolinum.
The city of Osnabrück is connected by road to the A1 , the A30 and the A It shares its airport with Münster. Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof central railway station is an important rail travel hub.
Travellers from the Netherlands heading to either Hamburg , Denmark, or Eastern Europe often have to change here. An extensive bus network operated by the Stadtwerke Osnabrück public utility provider provides public transportation within the city and the surrounding region.
Osnabrück is twinned with:. Previously Osnabrück had made contact with the British authorities as early as , hoping to find an English twin town and therefore achieve greater understanding with their former enemies in the Second World War. Unfortunately, this attempt was unsuccessful and Osnabrück did not actively consider the idea again for another quarter-century.
The twinning agreement with Derby was signed on 17 February in the historic Friedenssaal Hall of Peace in Osnabrück's town hall. Every year since then the two towns have exchanged envoys. Derby also has a square named after Osnabrück in honour of the twinning arrangement; this features an obelisk among other things.
Osnabrück now has eleven twin and friendship cities: Every year, Derby and Osnabrück each appoint an envoy who spends twelve months in their respective twin city.
The envoy's role is varied, but primarily focuses on promoting the exchange of ideas between the two cities, as well as acting as an educational and general information officer to promote awareness of the twinning scheme. The envoy's specific duties are numerous: The exchange of envoys between two cities is very unusual. No other city in Germany participates in this exchange of envoys, and in Britain, only one other city, Wigan, receives and sends an envoy.
The twinning gives the inhabitants of both places the opportunity to interact with their international neighbours. Town twinning aims to enhance international understanding and break down social barriers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the former township in eastern Ontario, Canada, see South Stormont.
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