Europe

Berlinale – One of the most famous film festivals in Europe opens in Berlin

Oscar Martay, a film officer of the Information Service Branch of the American High Commissioner for Germany stationed in Berlin, proposed the idea of a film festival

Völkerschlachtdenkmal – The monument to the Battle of the Nations in Leipzig

The monument was completed in 1913 for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Leipzig. The monument commemorates the defeat of Napoleon’s French army at Leipzig, a

Vitamin C – The first isolation of the basic nutrient takes place in Szeged

The University of Szeged is one of Hungary’s most important universities and is among the most prominent higher education institutions in Central Europe. Among its teachers were

Schweriner Schloss – The majestic palace in Schwerin

The castle is regarded as one of the most important works of romantic Historicism in Europe. For centuries was the home of the dukes and grand dukes

Dražen Petrović – The tragic death of the Mozart of basketball in Denkendorf

A Yugoslavian and Croatian professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he initially achieved success playing professional basketball in Europe in the 1980s, before joining the NBA in

Hallstatt – The area of overtourism in Hallstatt

A small town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. Situated between the southwestern shore of Hallstätter See and the steep slopes of the Dachstein massif. Hallstatt

Metropolis – The famous alternative silent film is being shot in Babelsberg

A 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. Written by Thea von Harbou in collaboration with Lang, it stars Gustav Fröhlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf

Bratislavský hrad – The main massive rectangular castle in Bratislava

The castle’s site, like today’s city, has been inhabited for thousands of years, because it is strategically located in the center of Europe at an important ford

Rudolf Höss – The Nazi Death dealer hanged in Auschwitz

In the last days of the war, Himmler advised Höss to disguise himself among Kriegsmarine personnel. He evaded arrest for nearly a year. When arrested on 11

Pamir – The lifeboat of the famous sailing ship is being exhibited in Lübeck

The ship was built in Hamburg and launched in July 1905. She was the fifth of ten near sister ships – with a length of 375 feet,

Nuremberg trials – The party of death dies in Nuremberg

  A series of military tribunals held following World War II by the Allied forces. The trials were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of

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