Stuttgart

Stuttgart's first coat of arms (1286)
1634 Drawing of Stuttgart by Matthäus Merian
Drawing of Stuttgart, 1794
Map of Stuttgart, 1888
Map of Stuttgart area, 1888
View of Stuttgart from Alexanderstraße, 1895. The Rotebühlkaserne is visible to the left, and the Old Castle and Stiftskirche to the right.
The historic Stuttgart Marktplatz looking west, 1881
Stuttgart Rathaus on the Marktplatz, 1907. The building was destroyed by Allied bombing during World War II. What was left of the building was used to build the current City Hall.
Villa Berg, the summer residence of the royalty of Wurttemberg built from 1845 to 1853, in a colorized photograph from 1910
A colorized photo from 1911 of the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft factory in Untertürkheim. Today, this building is the seat of Daimler AG.
Front and back of a 50-pfennig Notgeld from 1921 featuring the state capital, Stuttgart
Demonstration at the Stuttgart Marktplatz on German Hiking Day (Deutschen Wandertag), 1938
Map of the destruction of Stuttgart after the air raids
A war-damaged Neues Schloss at Schlossplatz prior to restoration, 1956
Stuttgart's Hauptbahnhof from the Königstraße, 1965
Stuttgart Region with centers
City center, winter
The Stiftskirche, seen from south-east (Kirchstraße)
The Alte Kanzlei on Schillerplatz square
Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden, around 1900
The Johanneskirche on the Feuersee, designed by Christian Friedrich von Leins
Killesbergpark with fountains and vineyards in the background
View from the Birkenkopf (partly a Schuttberg)
The State Opera House
The Protestant Stiftskirche (originally built in 1170, pictured around 1900) with the memorial on Schillerplatz square in foreground
The Cannstatter Volksfest in the district of 'Bad Cannstatt'
Entrance to the Old State Gallery
The Württemberg crown jewels on display in the State Museum of Württemberg (Old Castle)
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum
City Library
State Library of Wurttemberg
Central State Archive
Stuttgart Town Hall (Rathaus)
The 'Königsbau' on Schlossplatz, former home to the Stuttgart Stock Exchange
Kriegsberg vineyard in the city center
The new building of the State University of Music and Performing Arts, designed by James Stirling
Stuttgart Stadtbahn
Stuttgart S-Bahn
Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main railway station)
Stuttgart Airport
Stuttgart rack railway
Port on Neckar River in Stuttgart
VfB Stuttgart's home ground, the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Bad Cannstatt. In the background: the Stuttgart Spring Festival
View from the Killesbergpark
The Markthalle Stuttgart (Stuttgart Market Hall)
The {{convert|216|m|adj=on|abbr=off}} Fernsehturm Stuttgart (Stuttgart Television Tower) at night
Castle Rosenstein
Neues Schloss at night
The Hegel Museum, birthplace of Hegel
Stuttgart annual christmas Market
Old downtown area of Stuttgart
Romantic view on the downtown area seen from upper Lenzhalde
The Haus der Wirtschaft (House of Commerce)
Schlossplatz
The grave chapel atop the Württemberg
The mild climate and hilly landscape are perfect for viticulture, as the Romans discovered. Pictured are vineyards near Obertürkheim.
View of Stuttgart from atop the Birkenkopf
Neckar river flowing through Hedelfingen and Obertürkheim
Vineyards on the Neckar river in the Mühlhausen area of Stuttgart during the Autumn of 2006
Stuttgart Rathaus on the Marktplatz, 1907. The building was destroyed by Allied bombing during World War II. What was left of the building was used to build the current City Hall.

Capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Baden-Württemberg

German state in Southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the southern part of Germany's western border with France.

German state in Southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the southern part of Germany's western border with France.

A campaign sticker developed by Scholz & Friends, translated, "We can [do] anything. Except [speak] Standard German." That is an allusion to Baden-Württemberg being one of the principal centres for innovation in Germany and having its own distinctive dialects.
Sticker with slogan "Nice here. But have you been to Baden-Württemberg?" on a burnt-out car in Namibia (2017)
Stuttgart center with the Schlossplatz (Stuttgart)
Karlsruhe
Heidelberg with the Neckar river and the vast Heidelberg Schloss (upper picture part)
Freiburg with the Freiburg Minster
Mannheim
Ulm with the famous Ulm minster and the world`s highest church tower
Tübingen
Baden-Baden
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Baden-Württemberg state parliament in Stuttgart
SAP headquarters in Walldorf
The Black Forest as seen from the Belchen
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The University of Karlsruhe. Since 2009, it has been known as the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

The largest city in Baden-Württemberg is the state capital of Stuttgart, followed by Mannheim and Karlsruhe.

Neckar

362 km river in Germany, mainly flowing through the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, with a short section through Hesse.

362 km river in Germany, mainly flowing through the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, with a short section through Hesse.

The Neckar in southwest Germany flows from south to north, and joins the Rhine at Mannheim.
Schwenninger Bog, the source of the Neckar
Houses in Tübingen reflected in the Neckar
A Stocherkahn (punt) on the Neckar in Tübingen
The Neckar in Stuttgart
The Neckar near Neckarsulm
Neckar catchment area
Mouth of the Eschach in Rottweil
Mouth of the Starzel in Bieringen
Mouth of the Steinlach in Tübingen
Mouth of the Aich at Nürtingen-Oberensingen
Mouth of the Körsch on the right near Deizisau
The last of the large tributaries and the overall longest is the Jagst near Bad Friedrichshall Jagstfeld
Old Bridge, Heidelberg, built in 1788
Lock on Wieblingen channel from Heidelberg and open river at Schwabenheim
Historic routes of the Neckar at the mouth
Neckar mouth today
View from the Hessigheimer rock gardens into the Neckar valley
Stone terraces at the Cannstatter Zuckerle, located on the Neckar slopes in Stuttgart
The Neckar in Neckarsulm, in the background the coal power station of Heilbronn.
The Neckar loop around the Dilsberg castle, as seen from the Hinterburg
Heidelberg, the Neuenheim riverside with the neckar meadow and the Heiligenberg
The not regulated old Neckar at Freiberg am Neckar
Stift Neuburg und das Neckartal, Ernst Fries, um 1830
Mouth of the Heilbronner Wilhelmskanal (right) into the side arm Heilbronn (old neckar) (left). The canal made the Neckar continuously navigable in 1821. The lock with the bridge is from 1884.
Chain Boat on the Neckar at Heilbronn
Neckar-Staustufe Hirschhorn with weir and double barrage
Navigation on the Neckar near Bad Wimpfen in 1988 with the passenger ship Neckarbummler of the Personenschifffahrt Stumpf
Neckarverlauf bei Stuttgart-Untertürkheim durch stark industriell geprägtes Gebiet
Stuttgarter Neckarhafen
Kanalhafen Heilbronn mit Schiffsverkehr durch die Gütermotorschiffe Wolfgang Krieger und Heiner Krieger der Reederei Gebr. Krieger
Die Doppelschleuse Cannstatt
Die Staustufe Hofen
Die Staustufe Aldingen
Die Staustufe Poppenweiler
Die Schleuse Feudenheim
Old Neckar mill below Horneck Castle in Gundelsheim
Kombiniertes Wasser –a coal-fired power station in Kiebingen 1910
Tübingen
Das Kraftwerk Oberesslingen
Das Kraftwerk von Lauffen am Neckar 1891
Wehrsteg über den Neckar am Wehr Wieblingen in Heidelberg (Baujahr 1925)

Rising in the Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis near Schwenningen in the Schwenninger Moos conservation area at a height of 706 m above sea level, it passes through Rottweil, Rottenburg am Neckar, Kilchberg, Tübingen, Wernau, Nürtingen, Plochingen, Esslingen, Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Marbach, Heilbronn and Heidelberg, before discharging on average 145 m3/s of water into the Rhine at Mannheim, at 95 m above sea level, making the Neckar its 4th largest tributary, and the 10th largest river in Germany.

Tübingen, Neckarfront

Tübingen

Traditional university city in central Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Traditional university city in central Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Tübingen, Neckarfront
Shops lining the city square
View from the tower of Stiftskirche
Tübingen city hall
Neckar and Hölderlinturm
Stiftskirche
Tübingen street art near Blaue Brücke
Tübingen (lower right) on the Neckar, in southwest Germany
Tübingen University Main Building (Neue Aula)
Tübingen student

It is situated 30 km south of the state capital, Stuttgart, and developed on both sides of the Neckar and Ammer rivers.

Duchy of Württemberg

Duchy located in the south-western part of the Holy Roman Empire.

Duchy located in the south-western part of the Holy Roman Empire.

The Duchy of Württemberg (in yellow) and the other territories of Swabia. This map is an oversimplification since there were about 80 distinct territories within the Circle of Swabia and hundreds of enclaves and exclaves. Published by Mattäus Seutter, circa 1750.
Courtyard of the Ducal palace at Ludwigsburg
The Duchy of Württemberg (in yellow) and the other territories of Swabia. This map is an oversimplification since there were about 80 distinct territories within the Circle of Swabia and hundreds of enclaves and exclaves. Published by Mattäus Seutter, circa 1750.
Boundary-Stone between Baden and Württemberg
The Duchy of Württemberg (in yellow) and the other territories of Swabia. This map is an oversimplification since there were about 80 distinct territories within the Circle of Swabia and hundreds of enclaves and exclaves. Published by Mattäus Seutter, circa 1750.

Much of the territory of the Duchy of Württemberg lies in the valley of the Neckar river, from Tübingen to Heilbronn, with its capital and largest city, Stuttgart, in the center.

Frankfurt

Most populous city in the German state of Hesse.

Most populous city in the German state of Hesse.

Often stereotyped as a financial city, Frankfurt is multifaceted, including the entertainment district at Bahnhofsviertel.
The legend of the Frankenfurt (ford of the Franks)
View of Frankfurt am Main, including the Alte Brücke (Old Bridge), by Gustave Courbet (1858)
Frankfurt as seen by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2A
The 46 Stadtteile (city districts) of central Frankfurt
The central Innenstadt district, as seen by a SkySat satellite
Frankfurt urban area within Hesse
Lord Mayor Peter Feldmann (SPD)
Römer, the city hall
The New Frankfurt Old Town was completed in 2018, including 15 reconstructed historical buildings.
Alte Oper, now a concert hall, at Opernplatz
The Squaire in 2017
Upper section of the Main Tower with a public observation deck at 200 metres
Frankfurt skyline in June 2013, view from south-west
Skyline at dusk, seen from Deutschherrnbrücke (2014)
Top of the Europaturm, a 337 m communications tower
Zeil, Frankfurt's central shopping street
Frankfurt City Forest
The Städel
Senckenberg Natural History Museum
Festhalle Frankfurt
The English Theatre
Palmengarten
The Museumsuferfest in 2005
"OVO" at Luminale 2012
A "Frankfurt kitchen" in the version of 1926 in an Austrian museum
"Bembel" (jug) and "Geripptes" (glass)
Frankfurt Airport (with the fourth runway under construction in 2010) and the Frankfurter Kreuz (lower right corner)
Frankfurter Kreuz
Frankfurt Central Station
S-Bahn at Central Station (underground)
Public transport network
Velotaxi at the Zeil
The new headquarters of the European Central Bank in the Ostend district
Euro-Skulptur
Deutsche Bank Twin Towers
Westend Tower, also known as Westendstraße 1 or Crown Tower, headquarters of DZ Bank
Opernturm, headquarters of UBS Germany, at the Opernplatz
Bull and bear in front of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
Messeturm seen from the trade fair premises
Two Lufthansa Airbus A380s at Frankfurt Airport
Industriepark Höchst
Mainova heating plant
Westhafen Tower, home to the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Greek consulate
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Main Forum, home to IG Metall
Editorial department building of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
The Waldstadion (currently known as the Deutsche Bank Park), home of the football club Eintracht Frankfurt
Wiesbaden Kurhaus with the Casino
Roman Empire Army Camp Saalburg
The real Frankenstein Castle
Waldspirale

Frankfurt is one of the world's most important financial centres and Germany's financial capital, followed by Hamburg and Stuttgart.

Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg

The eldest son, and successor, of Charles Alexander; his mother was Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis.

The eldest son, and successor, of Charles Alexander; his mother was Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis.

Carl Eugen, in a portrait by Pompeo Batoni

In 1761, Charles Eugen founded an Académie des Arts in Stuttgart (now the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart), in 1765 a public library in Ludwigsburg (now the Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Stuttgart), and he was responsible for the construction of a number of other key palaces and buildings in the area including the New Palace which still stands at the centre of the Schlossplatz, Castle Solitude and Castle Hohenheim.

Gottlieb Daimler in the 1890s

Gottlieb Daimler

German engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the German Confederation), in what is now Germany.

German engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the German Confederation), in what is now Germany.

Gottlieb Daimler in the 1890s
Daimler's birthplace in Schorndorf, now a small museum.
Daimler's summer house (Cannstatt)
Wilhelm Maybach ca. 1900
The Reitwagen (riding car), the first internal combustion motorcycle (1885)
The 1885 Grandfather Clock Engine
Daimler Motorcoach 1886
Daimler 1885 Engine in a boat
Model of a DMG Lastwagen, 1896, first gasoline truck

Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler was the son of a baker named Johannes Däumler (Daimler) and his wife Frederika, from the town of Schorndorf near Stuttgart, Württemberg.

Karlsruhe

The 49th parallel north in the Karlsruhe Stadtgarten
MiRO oil refinery
Panorama of Karlsruhe, looking south from the palace tower: The Institute of Technology is on the left, the market square in the centre, the Federal Constitutional Court on the right. Wings of the palace align with streets, all radiating out from the centre of town, i.e., the palace tower.
A 180-degree panorama from atop the palace tower, facing north
Districts of Karlsruhe
Panorama of the courtyard of Botanischer Garten Karlsruhe
St. Stephan parish church
Sepulchral Church of Karlsruhe
Breweries and buildings in the Art Nouveau style were predominant in the western city.
The Federal Constitutional Court of Germany
Rail yard, bypass road Südtangente
A tram at the subterranean Durlacher Tor - KIT Campus Süd station.
Oil port
Memorial for Baden Life Grenadiers in several wars, 1803–1918, temporarily removed in 2010
Karlsburg Castle in Durlach
Gottfried Fuchs
Richard Willstätter
Nancy fountain
Gottesau Palace (now music college).
Karlsruhe Palace
The Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, the main station in Karlsruhe
A tram in Karlsruhe 2017
A bike street in Karlsruhe
The Bundesstraße 10 in Karlsruhe
Jewish cemetery of Grötzingen
Karlsruhe Synagogue, built by Friedrich Weinbrenner in 1798, existed until 1871
Holocaust memorial
The new synagogue
Public menorah on the Marktplatz

Karlsruhe, formerly spelled Carlsruhe in English, is the third-largest city of the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg after its capital of Stuttgart, and Mannheim.

View of the upper grounds of Ludwigsburg Palace

Ludwigsburg

View of the upper grounds of Ludwigsburg Palace
Favorite hunting lodge
Monrepos Palace
Ludwisburg's coat of arms
Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart
Friedrich Silcher and his wife 1822

Ludwigsburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, about 12 km north of Stuttgart city centre, near the river Neckar.

William I of Württemberg

King of Württemberg from 30 October 1816 until his death.

King of Württemberg from 30 October 1816 until his death.

Portrait of a young Frederick William
King William in 1822
Queen Catherine in 1817
Queen Pauline and her son Charles in 1825.
The Jubiläumssäule on the Schlossplatz in Stuttgart
"Reporting to King William" (1847) by Stirnbrand. All the participants are identified on the painting's page at Wikimedia Commons.
Napoleon III, William I and Alexander II at the Meeting of the Two Emperors at Stuttgart in 1857.
King William in 1861.
Transfer of the body of William I, in the early morning hours of 30 June 1864, to the Württemberg Mausoleum.
King William I and his third wife Queen Pauline (above), with their children Crown Prince Charles (centre), Catherine (bottom left) and Augusta (bottom right) and the king's two daughters from his second marriage Princesses Sophie (centre left) and Marie (centre right)

Thirdly on 15 April 1820 in Stuttgart he married another first cousin, Duchess Pauline Therese of Württemberg (1800–1873), a daughter of Duke Louis of Württemberg (1756–1817) and Princess Henrietta of Nassau-Weilburg (1780–1857), by whom he had one son and heir and two further daughters: