St. Gallen

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St. Gallen or traditionally St Gall, in German sometimes Sankt Gallen (St Gall; Saint-Gall; San Gallo; Son Gagl) is a Swiss town and the capital of the canton of St. Gallen.wikipedia
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Canton of St. Gallen

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St. Gallen or traditionally St Gall, in German sometimes Sankt Gallen (St Gall; Saint-Gall; San Gallo; Son Gagl) is a Swiss town and the capital of the canton of St. Gallen.
The capital is St. Gallen.

Wil

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He motivated the clerics from Wil to Rorschach to abandon their loyalty to the abbey and spoke against the abbey at a meeting of the townspeople at Waldkirch, where the popular league was formed.
Wil is the third largest city in the Canton of St. Gallen, after the city of St. Gallen and Rapperswil-Jona, a twin city that merged in 2006.

Appenzell Wars

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In 1405, the Appenzell estates of the abbot successfully rebelled and in 1411 they became allies of the Old Swiss Confederation.
The wars were a successful uprising of cooperative groups, such as the farmers of Appenzell or the craftsmen of the city of St. Gallen, against the traditional medieval power structure represented by the House of Habsburg and the Prince-Abbot of the Abbey of St. Gall.

Rorschach, Switzerland

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When he arranged for the help of the Pope and the Emperor to carry out a plan to move the abbey to Rorschach on Lake Constance, he encountered stiff resistance from the St. Gallen citizenry, other clerics, and the Appenzell nobility in the Rhine Valley, who were concerned for their holdings.
Following decades of conflict with the city of St. Gallen, in late 1480 Abbot Ulrich Rösch began planning to move the abbey away from the city of St. Gallen to Rorschach.

Lindau

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He made his way to Lindau and to Innsbruck and the court of King Maximilian.
The first use of the name Lindau was documented in 882 by a monk from St. Gallen, stating that Adalbert (count of Raetia) had founded a nunnery on the island.

St. Gallen embroidery

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However, World War I and the Great Depression caused another severe crisis for St. Gallen embroidery.
St. Gallen embroidery, sometimes known as Swiss embroidery, is embroidery from the city and the region of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Rorschacher Klosterbruch

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Then on 28 July 1489 he had armed troops from St. Gallen and Appenzell destroy the buildings already under construction, an attack known as the Rorschacher Klosterbruch.
The Rorschacher Klosterbruch or St. Gallerkrieg was a war between the Abbey of Saint Gall, Zürich, Lucerne, Schwyz and Glarus against the city of St. Gallen and Appenzell in 1489 to 1490.

Appenzell

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In 1405, the Appenzell estates of the abbot successfully rebelled and in 1411 they became allies of the Old Swiss Confederation. It also functions as the gate to the Appenzellerland.
In 1377 Appenzell was allowed to join the League with the support of the cities of Konstanz and St. Gallen (the city of St. Gallen was often at odds with the neighboring Abbey of St. Gall).

Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Gallen

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In 1846 a rearrangement in the local dioceses made St. Gall a separate diocese, with the abbey church as its cathedral and a portion of the monastic buildings designated the bishop's residence.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Gallen (Dioecesis Sancti Galli) is a Roman Catholic diocese in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Old Swiss Confederacy

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In 1405, the Appenzell estates of the abbot successfully rebelled and in 1411 they became allies of the Old Swiss Confederation. In 1798 Napoleon invaded the Old Swiss Confederation, destroying the Ancien Régime.
Individual cantons concluded pacts with Fribourg, Appenzell, Schaffhausen, the abbot and the city of St. Gallen, Biel, Rottweil, Mulhouse and others.

Growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy

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Beginning in 1401, the confederates supported the insurrection of Appenzell against the abbey of St. Gallen and Frederick IV of Austria, duke in Tyrol and Vorderösterreich.

Early Modern Switzerland

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In 1798 Napoleon invaded the Old Swiss Confederation, destroying the Ancien Régime.
The cantonal coats of arms were often accompanied by the coats of arms of the close associates of the confederacy, including Biel, the Imperial Abbey of St. Gallen, Imperial City of St. Gallen, the Sieben Zenden (Valais), the Three Leagues (Grisons), the Imperial City of Mulhouse, the Imperial City of Geneva and the Imperial City of Rottweil.

Zürich

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However, in 1451 the abbey became an ally of Zurich, Lucerne, Schwyz, and Glarus who were all members of the Confederation.
The A1 heads west towards Bern and Geneva and eastwards towards St. Gallen; the A4 leads northwards to Schaffhausen and southwards to Altdorf connecting with the A2 towards Chiasso; and the A3 heads northwest towards Basel and southeast along Lake Zürich and Lake Walen towards Sargans.

University of St. Gallen

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The town is home of the University of St. Gallen, one of the best business schools in Europe. The twelve other sites include the main train station, main post office, University of St. Gallen, Cantonal School, City Theatre and two towers; the Lokremise with Wasserturm and the Tröckneturm.
The University of St. Gallen (Universität St. Gallen) is a research university located in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Helvetic Republic

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Under the Helvetic Republic both the abbey and the city lost their power and were combined with Appenzell into the Canton of Säntis.

List of mayors of St. Gallen

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Ulrich Varnbüler was an early mayor of St. Gallen and perhaps one of the most colorful.
This is a list of mayors (Stadtpräsident) of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Canton of Säntis

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Under the Helvetic Republic both the abbey and the city lost their power and were combined with Appenzell into the Canton of Säntis.
Its capital was St. Gallen.

St. Gallen Symposium

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Particularly well known is the International Students’ Committee, which has organised the St. Gallen Symposium for over forty years.
The St. Gallen Symposium, formerly known as the International Management Symposium and the ISC-Symposium, is an annual conference taking place in May at the University of St. Gallen in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Helvetia Insurance

Helvetia
Helvetia Insurance is a major company headquartered in St. Gallen.
The head office of Helvetia Group is located in St Gallen.

Institut auf dem Rosenberg

In addition to the state system, St. Gallen is home to the Institut auf dem Rosenberg — an elite boarding school attracting students from all over the world.
Institut auf dem Rosenberg (often referred to as Rosenberg) is a private, international boarding school located in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Wegelin & Co.

Wegelin & Co
Wegelin & Co. is a now-defunct bank that was located in St. Gallen in the Canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland, and specialized in private banking and asset management.

Tonhalle St. Gallen

Tonhalle at St. Gallen
Tonhalle St. Gallen is a concert hall in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

FC St. Gallen

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FC St. Gallen 1879 (Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879) is a Swiss football club based in St. Gallen, in the Canton of St.Gallen.

Swiss Reformed Church

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According to the, 31,978 or 44.0% are Roman Catholic, while 19,578 or 27.0% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church.
It spread within a few years to Basel (Johannes Oecolampadius), Bern (Berchtold Haller and Niklaus Manuel), St. Gallen (Joachim Vadian), to cities in southern Germany and via Alsace (Martin Bucer) to France.

Theater St. Gallen

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The twelve other sites include the main train station, main post office, University of St. Gallen, Cantonal School, City Theatre and two towers; the Lokremise with Wasserturm and the Tröckneturm.
The Theater St. Gallen is a performing arts center for opera, musical, ballet, and theatre in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and considered to be the oldest professional theatre in Switzerland.