The History of Baden-Württemberg

from the History of the German Southwest

3 May 1954

The State Coat of Arms

500,000 B.C.

Discoveries from prehistoric times

 

Half a million years

800-100 B.C.

The Celts

 

The Magdalenenberg in Villingen

100-300 A.D.

The Romans

 

Ladenburg, a large Roman settlement

300 - 700

The Alemanii

1000 - 1200

The Duchy of Swabia

600 - 1300

Bishoprics and monasteries in the Middle Ages

 

Reichenau: an island

1070 - 1270

The Staufer, Welfen and Zähringer families

1200 - 1750

Anterior Austria and the Electorate of the Palatinate

 

A Habsburg prince travels through southwest Germany in 1503

1300 - 1500

The Margraviate of Baden and the earldom of Württemberg at the beginning of the 15th Century

1517 - 1580

The time of the Reformation

1524 - 1525

The Peasants' War

 

The rise of the Stühlinger peasants

1618 - 1648

The Thirty Years War

 

Calw, 1634

up to 1800

The German southwest at the end of the 18th Century

1800 - 1918

Southwest Germany up to 1918

 

The imperial city of Schwäbisch Gmünd and the principality of Leiningen under new lords

1933 - 1945

The German southwest in World War II

 

Jews in Buttenhausen
Enthusiasm, rejection, dissension, fear - injustice and daily life in the Third Reich

1945 - 1952

Southwest Germany after the war

 

The zonal borders
F
ood supply
Displaced persons

1952 - today

"Southwest state" of Baden-Württemberg

 

An overview of Baden-Württemberg

 

Source:
"Baden-Württemberg - Eine Heimat- und Landeskunde"
Ernst Klett Verlag, Stuttgart 1988, ISBN 3-12-281200-2

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