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Term: München

Description

Located on Isar river, near edge of Alps; established by Henry the Lion, duke of Bavaria, as mint & market for Benedictine monks from Tegernsee 13th cen.; declined under occupation & plague of Thirty Years' War; revived under Ludwig I; damaged in WW II.

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American, born Germany, 1936 - 1982
German b. 1964
Swiss, 1791 - 1849
German, 1913 - 1995