Bishopric of Speyer
The Bishopric of Speyer (formerly known as Spires in English) was an ecclesiastical principality in what are today the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Württemberg. It was secularized i...
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Karl Haas
Karl Haas (December 6, 1913 – February 6, 2005) was a German-American classical music radio host, known for his sonorous speaking voice, humanistic approach to music appreciation, and p...
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German colonial empire
The German colonial empire was the overseas territories of Imperial Germany. Short-lived attempts of colonizaton by individual German states had occurred in preceding centuries, but crucial colonial e...
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Wilderich of Walderdorf
Philipp Franz Wilderich Nepomuk (2 March 1739 – 21 April 1810) was count of Walderdorf and the last prince-bishop of Speyer. His reign was short, from 1797 until the secularization in 1803. In was unu...
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Christian Reif
Christian Reif (born 24 October 1984 in Speyer) is a German long jumper.He finished ninth at the 2007 World Championships. He had previously competed at the 2007 European Indoor Championships without ...
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Rudolph I of Germany
Rudolf I, also known as Rudolf of Habsburg (German: Rudolf von Habsburg, Czech: Rudolf Habsburský; (1218-05-01)1 May 1218 – 15 July 1291(1291-07-15)) was Count of Habsburg from about 1240 and ...
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Karl-Adolf Hollidt
Karl-Adolf Hollidt (Speyer, 28 April 1891 – Siegen, 22 May 1985) was a German army general and commander during the Second World War.
His father was a local secondary school teacher and he was edu...
Simha of Speyer
Simha ben Samuel of Speyer (13th century) was a German rabbi and tosafist. Neither the year of his birth nor that of his death is known. He was one of the leading signatories of the Takkanot Shum (com...
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George of the Palatinate
George of the Palatinate (10 February 1486 – 27 September 1529) was Bishop of Speyer from 1513 to 1529.
His parents were Elector Palatine Philip and his wife Margaret of Bavaria-Landshut, a daught...
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Adventures in Good Music
Adventures in Good Music, hosted by Karl Haas, was radio's most widely listened-to classical music program, and aired nationally in the U.S. from 1970 to 2007. Adventures in Good Music was also syndic...
Helmut Bantz
Helmut Bantz (14 September 1921 – 4 December 2004) was a German gymnast and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in the vault at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, competing for the United Team o...
Johannes von Geissel
Johannes von Geissel (5 February 1796 – 8 September 1864) was a German Catholic Archbishop of Cologne and Cardinal from the Electorate of the Palatinate.
Gessel was born in Gimmeldingen in ...
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Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV (German: Heinrich IV; 11 November 1050 – 7 August 1106) ascended to King of the Germans in 1056. From 1084 until his forced abdication in 1105, he was also referred to as the King of the...
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Lothar Friedrich von Metternich-Burscheid
Lothar Friedrich von Metternich-Burscheid (1617–1675) was the Bishop of Speyer from 1652 to 1675 and also Archbishop of Mainz and Bishop of Worms from 1673 to 1675.
Lothar Friedrich von Metternich...
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Gabriel Biel
Gabriel Biel, C.R.S.A. (1420 to 1425 – 7 December 1495), was a German scholastic philosopher and member of the Canons Regular of the Congregation of Windesheim, who were the clerical counterpart to th...
Henry Villard
Henry Villard (April 10, 1835 – November 12, 1900) was an American journalist and financier who was an early president of the Northern Pacific Railway.Born and raised Ferdinand Heinrich Gustav Hilgard...
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Hermann von Stengel
Hermann Guido Leopold Freiherr von Stengel (19 July 1837 – 1919) was a Bavarian administrator, a German politician and Finance Minister of the empire.He was born in Speyer, Electorate of the Palatinat...
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Anke Vondung
Anke Vondung (born in Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate in 1972), is a German mezzo-soprano. She was a member of the Semperoper Dresden from 2003 to 2006.
She has sung the roles of Dorabella in Così fa...
Christoph Bechmann
Christoph Bechmann (born November 23, 1971 in Speyer am Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz) is a field hockey player from Germany, who was a member of the Men's National Team that won the bronze medal at the 2004...
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George Waldbott
George L. Waldbott, M.D. (January 14, 1898 – July 17, 1982), was an American physician, scientist, and leading activist against water fluoridation.
Waldbott, the son of Leo Waldbott and Hermine Ro...
Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
Henry V (11 August 1086 – 23 May 1125) was King of Germany (from 1099 to 1125) and Holy Roman Emperor (from 1111 to 1125), the fourth and last ruler of the Salian dynasty. Henry's reign coincided with...
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Anselm Feuerbach
Anselm Feuerbach (12 September 1829 – 4 January 1880) was a German painter. He was the leading classicist painter of the German 19th-century school.
Feuerbach was born at Speyer, the son of the we...
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Johann Joachim Becher
Johann Joachim Becher ([ˈbɛçɐ]; 6 May 1635 – October 1682) was a German physician, alchemist, precursor of chemistry, scholar and adventurer, best known for his development of the phlogiston theory of...
Károly Brocky
Károly Brocky, or Charles Brocky, who was born at Banat, in Hungary, in 1808, was the son of a hairdresser, who died whilst his son was still young. To gain a living the youth joined a body of strolli...
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Philip II of Flersheim
Philip of Flersheim (1481 in Kaiserslautern – 14 August 1552 in Zabern (now called Saverne) in the Alsace) was a German nobleman. He was Prince-bishop of Speyer as Philip II from 1529 until his...
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Eliakim ben Meshullam
Eliakim ben Meshullam (born about 1030; died at the end of the eleventh century in Speyer, Rhenish Bavaria) was a German rabbi, Talmudist and payyeṭan.He studied at the yeshivot in Mainz and Worms, ha...
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Elias Harris
Elias Harris (born July 6, 1989) is a German-American professional basketball player who currently plays for Brose Baskets of the Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball at Gonzaga Univers...
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