Online Encyclopedia

BRETTEN

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 503 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
BRETTEN, a town of Germany, in the grand duchy of Baden, on the Saalbach, 9 M. S.E. of Bruchsal by rail. Pop. (1900) 4781. It has some manufactories of machinery and japanned goods, and a considerable trade in timber and live stock. Bretten was the birthplace of Melanchthon (1497), and in addition to a statue of him by Drake, a memorial hall, containing a collection of his writings and busts and pictures of his famous contemporaries, has been erected.
End of Article: BRETTEN
[back]
KARL GOTTLIEB BRETSCHNEIDER (1776—1848)
[next]
BRETWALDA

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.