ⓘ Höchstädt an der Donau

                                     

ⓘ Hochstadt an der Donau

Hochstadt an der Donau is a town in the district of Dillingen, Bavaria, Germany. It is situated near the banks of the Danube River. It consists of the following suburbs: Hochstadt an der Donau, Deisenhofen, Oberglauheim, Schwennenbach and Sonderheim. The town is the seat of the municipal association Hochstadt an der Donau, which includes the towns Blindheim, Finningen, Lutzingen and Schwenningen.

In the fifteenth and sixteenth century, the wealthy Mercantile family Hochstetter, who came from the city, was part of the commodity amuse Augsburg.

In the early 18th century, the city was the site of two battles. The first battle of Hochstadt German: Schlacht von Hochstadt on 20 September 1703 cost over 5000 lives. A year later, in 1704, Battle of Blenheim or battle Hochstadt also German: Schlacht von Hochstadt between the Austrian and British forces under the command of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy on the one side, and Bavarian and French troops on the other side.

The fact that the fight was so horrible, more than 20.000 men died in the end of the day, what the farmers say, still dig up skulls from the fields today, as described in the poem after Blenheim, written by Robert Sauti, who tells the children to find the skull of one of the ". many thousand men, said he, were slain in that great victory."

In June 1800, the armies of the first French Republic, under the command of Jean Victor Moreau, fought the Habsburg regulars and württemberg contingents under the overall command of PAL region. Kray had taken refuge in the fortress of Ulm, Moreau diverted his army to success regardless of the East and, after a small group of people seized a bridgehead on the North Bank of the Danube, his forces were able to move against the fortress on both sides of the river. In this battle, the culmination of the Danube campaign of 1800, Moreau forced Kray to abandon Ulm and withdraw into Eastern Bavaria.

                                     
  • Hochstadt may refer to: Hochstadt an der Donau Hochstadt im Fichtelgebirge
  • Rhineland, near Cologne. Hochstadt an der Donau in the district of Dillingen, Bavaria site of the battles in 1703, 1704 and 1800 Hochstadt im Fichtelgebirge
  • Bavaria in Germany. The town is a member of the municipal association Hochstadt an der Donau Fortschreibung des Bevolkerungsstandes Bayerisches Landesamt
  • born 28 September 1828 in Hochstadt an der Donau died 10 December 1914 in Fischen im Allgau was a German doctor with an interest in botany. He went
  • Bavaria in Germany. The town is a member of the municipal association Hochstadt an der Donau Fortschreibung des Bevolkerungsstandes Bayerisches Landesamt
  • as of 2011 The town is a member of the municipal association Hochstadt an der Donau Fortschreibung des Bevolkerungsstandes Bayerisches Landesamt
  • Pulverbach is a river of Bavaria, Germany. It is a right tributary of the Klosterbach in Hochstadt an der Donau List of rivers of Bavaria
  • Baden - Wurttemberg and Bavaria, Germany. It flows into the Danube near Hochstadt an der Donau List of rivers of Baden - Wurttemberg Complete table of the Bavarian
  • administrative purposes, it is affiliated with the municipal association of Hochstadt an der Donau Since about 1700 the Lordship of Blindheim in the Electorate of
  • Anna of Cleves 1 March 1552, Cleves 6 October 1632, Hochstadt an der Donau was a daughter of Duke William V of Julich - Berg and his wife, Maria of Austria