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MUHLBERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 956 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MUHLBERG, a town of Germany, in Prussian Saxony, on the left bank of the Elbe, 8 m. below Riesa. Pop. (19o5), 3380. It carries on a considerable trade by water in timber and corn. Muhlberg is famous for the victory gained here, on the 24th of April 1547, by the emperor Charles V. over the elector of Saxony, John Frederick. See Lenz. Die Schlacht bei Muhlberg (Gotha, 1879) ; and Bertram, Chronik der Stadt Muhlberg (Torgau, 1864).
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