The former residence of the Wuerzburg prince-bishops is one of the most important baroque palaces in Europe and today it is on UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage list. Originally designed for Prince-Bishop Johann Philipp Franz von Schoenborn by the then young and unknown architect Balthasar Neumann, it took sixty years to complete; the shell of the palace was built from 1720 to 1744 and the inte...
The original castle on the Marienberg, a hill which was first settled in the late Bronze Age, was probably a small fort built early in the 8th century by the Franconian-Thuringian dukes, together with a church which in 741 became the first church of the Würzburg bishops. From 1200 an unusually large castle was built, which was extended during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (March 27, 1845 in Lennep, today a part of Remscheid, Germany) – February 10, 1923) was a German physicist, of the University of Wuerzburg, who, on November 8, 1895, produced wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation that are now known as x-rays or Roentgen Rays. The machine which Röntgen built to emit these rays, was the x-ray machine. Roentgen's name is usually given a...
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