Province of Westphalia
The Province of Westphalia (German: Provinz Westfalen) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1815 to 1946.
Napoleon Bonaparte founded the Kingdom of Westp...
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Sauerländischer Gebirgsverein
The "Sauerland Mountain Association", (Sauerländischer Gebirgsverein, briefly "SGV") is an association for hiking and Nordic Walking in the Sauerland area in Germany.It was founded in 1891 by forest a...
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Arnsberg Forest Nature Park
The Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (German: Naturpark Arnsberger Wald) is a nature park in the districts of Hochsauerlandkreis and Soest within the administrictive region of Arnsberg in the German st...
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Balve Cave
The Balve Cave (German: Balver Höhle) is the biggest cultural cave in Europe. It is located in Balve, Germany.
The Balve Cave was mentioned in the Thidrekssaga. Since 160 years the annual Schü...
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Märkischer Kreis
The Märkischer Kreis is a district (Kreis) in central North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighbouring districts are Unna, Soest, Hochsauerland, Olpe, Oberbergischer Kreis, Ennepe-Ruhr, and the city of H...
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Dortmunder Export
Dortmunder Export or Dortmunder is a pale lager that originated in the then industrial city of Dortmund in Germany. Originally brewed by Dortmunder Union in 1873, this soft textured beer, influenced b...
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Sauerland
The Sauerland [ hear ] is a rural, hilly area spreading across most of the south-eastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, in parts heavily forested and, apart from the major valleys, sparsel...
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Biggesee
The Biggesee or Bigge Reservoir (German: Biggetalsperre) is a reservoir in Germany. It lies in the southern part of the Sauerland between Olpe and Attendorn.
The lake serves to regulate the Ru...
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Sauerländer Heimatbund
The Sauerländer Heimatbund (English: Sauerland Home Federation) is a non-profit NGO in Germany. Their purpose is to adhere to and honour the cultural roots, heritage and traditions the Sauerland area...
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Hochsauerlandkreis
Hochsauerlandkreis (meaning "Higher Sauerland District" in German) is a Kreis (district) in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Neighboring districts are Soest, Paderborn, Höxter, Waldeck-Fra...
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Theodor Pröpper
Theodor Pröpper (26 May 1896 – 31 July 1979) was a German church organist and composer. Pröpper was born in Balve and spent most of his career there as an organist at Saint Blasius church.
P...
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Two Ewalds
The Two Ewalds (or Two Hewalds) were Saint Ewald the Black and Saint Ewald the Fair, martyrs in Old Saxony about 692. Both bore the same name, but were distinguished by the difference in the colour of...
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Hermann Wedekind
Hermann Wedekind (July 18, 1910, Coesfeld, Westphalia - January 16, 1998, Wadern) was an artistic director at Festspiele Balver Höhle in the years 1985 - 1996.
Formerly he was a theatre director i...
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Ludger
Saint Ludger (also Lüdiger or Liudger) (born at Zuilen near Utrecht about 742; died 26 March 809 at Billerbeck) was a missionary among the Frisians and Saxons, founder of Werden Abbey and first Bishop...
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Widukind
Widukind (Modern German: Widuking or Wittekind) was a Germanic leader of the Saxons and the chief opponent of the Frankish king Charlemagne during the Saxon Wars from 777 to 785. Charlemagne ultimatel...
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Saalhausen Hills
The Saalhausen Hills (German: Saalhauser Berge) are a range of hills up to 687.7 m above sea level (NN) high in the Sauerland region within the districts of Olpe and Hochsauerlandkr...
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Ebbe Mountains
The Ebbe Mountains (German: Ebbegebirge) or Ebbe form a range of uplands up to 663.3 m above sea level (NN) high in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. They have given thei...
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Lenne Mountains
The Lenne Mountains (German: Lennegebirge), or Lenne Uplands (Lennebergland), is a range of hills up to 656 m above sea level (NN) high in the German state of North Rhine-Westphali...
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Hanxleden
The House of Hanxleden is a Westphalian noble family whose seat is the village of Hanxleden, today part of Schmallenberg in the district of Hochsauerland in Germany. In the 14th and 15th centuries th...
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Franz Hoffmeister
Franz Hoffmeister (22 March 1898 – 27 March 1943) was a German Roman Catholic priest and the founder of the Sauerländer Heimatbund and Festspiele Balver Höhle.
Hoffmeister was born in Ramsbeck. He...
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Festspiele Balver Höhle
Festspiele Balver Höhle is an arts festival, featuring musical and theatrical performances, in Balve, Germany. The festival is centered on the cave of Balve (Balver Höhle in German). The association w...
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