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Term: Kleve

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Located near Dutch border, connected with Rhein river by Spoykanal; ruled by counts of Cleve from 11th cen., passed to counts of La Marck in 1368, made duchy in 1417; passed to Brandenburg in 1614, to Prussia in 1815; was severely damaged in WW II.

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German, born 1954