Herzogenaurach - History
|The arms of Herzogenaurach is from the Middle Age onwards the upright standing, black Bamberger
Lion. He stands behind a silver diagonally beam on golden ground.
||A view of the town in the Middle Age
Some dates of the Herzogenaurach history
||The first documentary mentioning von "Uraha", the former name of
||Emperor Heinrich II. gives it to the Bishop of Bamberg.
||Extension, settlement and fortification of the place.
||In a book of the bishop Friedrich von Hohenlohe Herzogenaurach is
founded with its today's name.
||Construction of the first Church is finished.
||Plundering during the war between the local earls.
||Plundering by Swedish troops during the 30-year war.
||Permanently occupying by Frenchmen and Prussians.
||Herzogenaurach comes to Bavaria.
||There are 1,440 residents.
||Begin of the felt shoes production.
||Railroad line to Erlangen.
||There are 2,883 residents.
||Phone connection to Erlangen.
||The shoe factory Dassler is founded (from 1948 onward Puma
|April, 14th 1945
||The U.S. Army is marching in.
Sorry, there are more informations on my German page, but my English isn't good enough for a correct
I beg your pardon if there are mistakes in my translation.
||The pictures and informations are from the booklet
Altstadtführer Herzogenaurach, published by Helmut Fischer and
Klaus-Peter Gäbelein, Wachter Verlag.