this article treats the city a pouring. For further meanings see a pouring (term clarifying).
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Das Gießener Stadtwappen Deutschlandkarte, Position von Gießen hervorgehoben
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: Hessen
Regierungsbezirk: Pour
district: Pour
surface: 72.562 km ²
inhabitants: 72.556 (31. March 2005)
Population density: 1020 inhabitants for each km ²
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 50° 35 ' N, 08° 40 ' O
50° 35 ' N, 08° 40 ' O
height: 155-304 m and. NN
postal zip codes: 35331-35398 (old: 6300)
Preselection: 0641
Kfz characteristics: GI (1977-79: L)
Municipality key: 06 5 31 005
city arrangement: 6 quarters
of the city administration:
Berlin place 1
35390 pouring
official Website: www.giessen.de
E-Mail address:
mayor: Heinz Peter striking man (CDU)

the university town pouring is the administrative, a functional and traffic center of central Hessen. The governmental district pouring and the district pouring have there their administrative seat. Pours is the eight-largest city Hessen.

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Panorama Gießens & Teil des naturwissenschaftlichem Campus der JLU
panorama pouring & part scientific Campus of the JLU


Die Lahn
the Lahn
Luftaufnahme: Gießens Innenstadt und die Lahn
aerial photo: Pouring city center and the Lahn

Geographical layer

pouring is located at the Lahn, exactly, where this changes its run from more southern into western direction of flow, in one of the rare expansions of the Lahn valley. North the city continues the Lahn valley toward Marburg. In the west the Westerwald lies, inThe south the Wetterau and at further distance of the Taunus. Into the east the Giessener country changes into the bird mountain . Neighbour cities of pouring are Wetzlar (15 km west) and Marburg (30 km north), which both at the Lahn are likewise located, as well as Fulda (80 km east), Friedberg(30 km south) as well as Frankfurt/Main (70 km south).

neighbour municipalities and - circles

the city boundaries of pouring pulled, the city suffer very closely under the drift both to the resident population and from industrial concerns into the suburb municipalities. These are (in the clockwise direction, beginning inThe west):


further quarters belong to city arrangement except the old town center pouring to the city:

(at that time) the uninhabited Gemarkung ship mountain in the east of the city 1939 one attached.

From 1977 to 1979 pouring part that was roundtwice as large city Lahn, which counted except 17 further quarters mentioned.


picture of the monument

the term Schlammbeiser, also Schlammp Eiser or verächtlich Schlammbeisser, is the local hitting a corner name of the Giessener population. The term goes back on „the Schlamp iron “, a toola channel cleaner („Schlamp Eissers “), which - before there were closed drains - which garbage and dirt of the houses („Schlammp “) with a long steel-pipe („iron “) got and with wood trucks outside of the place disposed. Between the houses there were often small lanes, in which excavator buckets stood. In thatThe toilets of the houses hung free space over these lanes. The Schlammbeiser pulled the excavator buckets with its long bars out of the small lanes and emptied it.

In November 2005 church place became a monument for the self understanding of the Giessener citizens, financed by donation funds, on the Giessenerinaugurated. The statue has similarities with the initiator of the donation campaign for the establishment of the monument, Axel pepper. The fitter master represents Schlammbeiser “the Giessener population as regionally well-known barrel at night figure „in the Bütt.

In addition the name is used:

  1. for the Schlammbeisser Kirmes at the fair place, Schlammbeisers shopkeeper market
  2. asName giver for Giessener of associations, ship name with the Giessener naval association
  3. for the Schlammbeiser Science Camp of the Giessener of public utilities for basic school children

1991 was distinguished Charly Weller for its feature “Schlambeisser” with the max of Ophüls promotion price.


pouring is a traffic junction of central Hessen. The Lahn valley bundles the traffic streams outThe north (Marburg, Kassel) and the west (Wetzlar, Koblenz), the Wetterau create the connection to the south (Frankfurt). Only eastward the bird mountain prevents a simple way, therefore the traffic relations is less into the direction when field, Kassel (A5)minted.


beside that supraregional and internationally meaning motorways A 5 (Frankfurt Kassel) and A 45 (Hanau - Wetzlar - Dortmund) exist the regional distances A 480 (Wetzlar Reiskirchen to the Reiskirchener triangle) and motorway-similarly developed B 49 (Trier -Wetzlar - when field) in east west direction and A 485 (east evasion) and B 429 (west tangent) in north south direction. The A485 replaces the federal highway 3, which ran in the middle in former times by pouring in the Giessener area. In southeast direction (Lich, Hungen) those in addition runs Federal highway 457.

The city was rebuilt after the heavy war destruction auto+fairly, broad idea routes leads to a struggle race in the process of the former barrier plants. The town centre within the former barrier plants is to a large extent closed for the 80's for the motor traffic.

rail traffic

Bahnhof mit Vorplatz
stationwith free area

pouring is until today an important junction in the railway traffic. The building of the ICE Schnellfahrstrecke peppering castle /Frankfurt - Hanover in the 80's, which long-distance traffic between Frankfurt and Kassel today instead of over pouring now over Fulda leads, shifted the meaning in the traction network in favor of the easthessianCity.

The most important railroad line in pouring is the Main Weser course from Frankfurt, running in north south direction, to Kassel. The Cologne Giessener railway over Wetzlar and victories connects central Hessen with the Rhine country and the Ruhr district. The Lahn valley course follows the river over Wetzlar and Limburg up to its deltaclose Koblenz. The bird mountain railway after when field and Fulda goes around the mountains like the motorway A5 at its north side. The Lahn Kinzig course leads from pouring to southeast (Hungen, Nidda, gel living). The distances mentioned belong mostly since 1995 to the Rhine Main traffic group.

Pour possesses oneStation and the following critical points:

In addition come the goods station as well as in the quarterSmall lime trees convenient branch-off station pouring mountain forest, the one direct connection of the distances from/to Frankfurt and/or. Wetzlar under evasion of the station pouring makes possible. In addition there was an engine shed in pouring until 2003.

Today public utilities pouring with 15 bus lines deny the suburban traffic in pouring. Pour possessed of 1909 to 1953 a streetcar and from 1941 to 1968 Oberleitungsbusse.

air traffic

pouring has southwest an airfield with Lützellinden with asphalted runway (716mx16m) and a sail airfield in how/as-second-chews. Regularly pouring is not approached.


see also History of the city pouring

Blick auf Gießen.
view of pouring.

first settlement

William of Gleiberg created 1152 the water castle pouring and shifted thereby its seat of the castle Gleiberg, thus was put the foundation-stone for the later city. The castle Gleiberg (in the picture right, rightin the background, approx. 5 km northwest before the today's city), which approximately in 10. Century was established by the Konradinern. End 10. Century went it to the Luxemburger and thus to the county at the middle Lahn. This county was divided by Erbteilungen andthus William received one part of the county from Gleiberg only over some stages.

on the way to the city

the first documentary mention of the city originates against it from the year 1197. 1248 were testified for the first time pouring as city. 1264 come pouring to those Land county Hessen, which lets today's old person put on around 1300 the lock. Around 1325 the new city was created. Starting from approximately 1370 it gave mayor to pouring, which were on an equal footing the nationalwonderful Burgmannen, as well as an advice as agency of the citizenry. (1944 destroyed) old persons the city hall toMarket place as symbol of civil power developed around 1450, the town church until 1484.

establishment of the university

against 1535 let land count Philipp the largecourageous the city fasten. In the same decade the old person cemetery and the new lock developed. To 27. May 1560 destroyeda major fire the northern part of the city around the barrier gate. During the division to the land county 1567 pouring arrived at Hessen Marburg, 1604 at Hessen darmstadt. 1605 were created in pouring the High School Ludovicianum by land count Ludwig as latin school. To 19. May 1607 made possiblePrivilege emperor Rudolfs II. the establishment of the university. Later the Botani garden, the oldest in Germany opened two years. 1634/35 dezimierte a heavy plague epidemic disease the population of the city. In 18. Century was afflicted several times the region by wars and the city of strangersTroops occupies

19. Century

1803 became pouring capital of the new province upper Hessen in the Grand Duchy of Hessen. In the following years the city attachment was geschleift and set on their place the barrier plants. 1824 to 1852 taught Justus of Liebig at the University of pouring.In the revolution year 1848 it came also into pouring to unrests, a student was killed. One year later was attached the city with opening of the Main Weser course Frankfurt Kassel) to the German Eisenbahnnetz, 1862 followed the railroad line to Cologne, 1864 the Lahn valley course after Koblenz. Starting from approximately 1860 grewthe city beyond the barrier plants.

City theatre

starting from 1867 was pouring as garrison town an important military location. 1870 opened the bird mountain railway after Fulda, 1872 the Lahn Kinzig course after gel living. 1879 to 1888 taught William Conrad Roentgen at the University of pouring. 1893 became the today largest church thatCity, the Evangelist Johanneskirche at the south plant, inaugurated. 1907 opened the city theatre. Starting from 1894 there was public suburban traffic , first with horse buses, in pouring since 1909 with an electrical streetcar.

20. Century

in the year 1904 became the progressive GiessenerDrains inaugurated.

In the year 1925 opened people-resounds at the today's Grünberger road and the Giessener the airport, the later US depot.

By incorporation of point-hit a corner, small lime trees and ship mountain rose the number of inhabitants 1939 to 42.000, pouring became circle-free city.

Over 1000 Giessener the Jewsfrom the temporary storage facilities Goethe school to at the end of of 1942 into the extermination camps of the Nazis were deportiert.

Air protection tower of the design angle

of air raids in 2. World war

by two devastating air raids of the English Air Force to 2. and (above all) 6. December 1944 became almost the entire oldTown centre of pouring destroyed, hundreds civilians found death. The “war-important” railway facilities and the numerous military mechanisms remained to a large extent intact against it. In the following months many further humans died by low flier attacks. To 27. March 1945 terminated the introduction of the American army the war for the destroyedCity and released the Giessener from fright rule and bomb terror. The city was destroyed to 67%, the city center to 90%.

emergency photograph camp after 1946

the military government of the USA informed at the end of of October 1945 the federal state government of large Hessen that the country 1946 600,000 refugees and refugeesto take up must. First 1,200 humans the city with trucks reached at the beginning of of February 1946. That, for the time being provisional, transit camp was nearby the station. Since pouring was an important rail junction, it became to 7. May 1947 of the state commissioner for the Flüchtlingswesen to the government transit camp for all refugeesLarge Hessen. The mayor petrol Heinz Egler asked 1948 the district administration in Darmstadt for transfer of the camp due to the high load of the Sozialetas of the city by the refugees. Later the mayor reached Dr. Hugo Lotz a financial reconciliation for the city by the country.

At the 1.September 1950 was renamed the camp in emergency photograph camp pouring and received country wide authority. The portion of the refugees of homeland amounted to already at this time 20% of the total population of pouring.

The Giessener emergency photograph camp was also transit camp for refugees from the east zone, who wanted to remain in the American zone of occupation. Sincethe 1960er years was it the first station for numerous left the country GDR - citizens and experienced 1989 first the attack over Hungary fled of the East German and in the autumn that over the open border come the legally.

1986 were renamed it in federal admissions office, today center admissions officethe country Hessen.


Architektur der 50er Jahre und verbliebene Gründerzeitbauten prägen das Stadtbild.
architecture of the 50's and remaining buildings of periods of promoterism coin/shape the townscape.
The reconstruction in progressively gesinnten pouring oriented itself at the theories of the modern town construction: Old part of town properties were combined into large units, expand road and place areas and the publicArea to a large extent the interests of the motor traffic adapted. 1953 were shut down the last (before complex rebuilt) line of the Giessener streetcar, instead drove Oberleitungsbusse (until 1968). The few from the bomb attacks exempts remained road courses of the town centre were down-torn, just as partial quite keep remained ruins as thosereconstructionable ruin of the 500 years old city hall. New buildings in the style of the 1950er years developed, among other things (already again torn off) the authority multistoried building at the citizens of Berlin place or the congress hall, as well as the city hall (geb.1961, torn off 2006).

The last war ruin of the city center was rear spar from the Goethe route and2004 were cleared away. The arterial roads, the barrier plants and the most important axles of the city center were removed to mehrspurigen traffic routes. To 1975 approximately numerous motorway sections developed, under it the Giessener ring around pouring (partial motorway).


1971 rose the number of inhabitants by incorporation of all village and Rödgen on 78.000. 1977 developed from pouring, Wetzlar and 14 surrounding municipalities the city Lahn with 156.000 inhabitants as upper center of central Hessen. Lahn-pour formed the larger two town centres. The Lahn city was again dissolved after only 31 months existence 1979. During the again-developed Wetzlar of eight quarters, received pouring was attributed to the Lahn city the own city only a new local part, Lützellinden.

coat of arms

Blasonierung: The coat of arms represents a right-turned in silver, black accelerated and blue reinforced red lions. It became the city to 29. April 1916 lent Ernst Ludwig from Grand Duke.


after to 8. December 2005 the budget of municipal authorities the agreement of the town council not received knew, is the still officiating civil coalition from CDU, FDP and free voters (L.G.) no longer governmentable. The reason for itthe change of the free voter is Bernhard Hasenkrug to the citizen list pouring (BLG) whereby the coalition their majority in the town council to the opposition had lost.

With the local elections to 26. March 2006 knew the coalition their and in the meantime lost majority achieved governing since 2001 at that timedo not defend and/or. back-conquer. The allocation of seats in the 59-köpfigen town council looks like the official election result as follows:

Thus computationally several Koalititonsmöglichkeiten are given. The list of the left wing party antretene in pouring places defacto a voter community of left wing party, WASG, DKP, left-oriented non-party one and Mitgliedenr of the university parliamentary group democratic left ones (DL) at the Justus Liebig university pouring. For the first time since 1956 sits with Michael Beltz member of a communist party in the Giessener town council. Up to its prohibition in the year 1956 the KPD was represented in the parliament.

The new mayor became in 2. Ballotthe step-by-step selection to 28. September 2003 the past mayor Heinz-Peter striking man (CDU) selected, with 158 voices the projection/lead opposite its SPD contractor Gerhard Merz interspersed itself. The election turnout was with 30,8%.

Politically actively and disputed also the Öko Aktivist Jörg Bergstedt is , that in pouringwith numerous actions into the Giessener local government policy intervenes.

partnerships between cities

pouring is with the following cities part mink: Winchester (Great Britain), Gödöllő (Hungary), Netanja (Israel), Ferrara (Italy), Hradec Králové (Czech republic), San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua) and Wenzhou (VR China).


Justus Liebig university

the most important and most well-known educational facility of the city is the Justus Liebig university (JLU). It became already 1607 of land count Ludwig V. based and Ludwig university or Ludoviciana was called after it to 1945. The land countthe university is nevertheless connected until today: main building of the JLU is located in the Ludwig route in the southern city center. 2004 was registered 22,400 students to the JLU. The emphasis of the teachings is on the scientific and medical subjects, in which agrarian science and the veterinary medicine belongPour to the most important universities in Germany.

Beside the buildings at the Ludwig route the institutes of the university are concentrated in two large ranges, the Philosophikum I and II in the east of the city as well as the medical institutes in the south of pouring, where itself also the university clinic finds.

The second university in pouring is the 1971 created professional school pour Friedberg with approx. 5500 students within the range pouring.

Pour has the highest student density in Germany. On 72.500 inhabitants altogether approximately 26,500 students come.

Two years before the establishment of the university the land count Ludwig High School became as latin school based.

Primary schools

  • brother Grimm school
  • George book he school
  • Goethe school
  • primary school pouring west
  • primary school Lützellinden
  • primary school Rödgen
  • clover brook school all village
  • Korczak school
  • Käthe Kollwitz school
  • Ludwig UHL and school
  • Pestalozzischule
  • sand field school
  • white one school point-hit a corner

main and six-form high schools

  • Alexander of Humboldt school
  • Pestalozzischule

High Schools

comprehensive schools

  • brother Grimm school
  • Friedrich Ebert school

comprehensive schools with gymnasialer upper stage

  • comprehensive school pouring east
  • Ricarda Huch school

promotion schools

  • Albert Schweitzer school
  • Helmut of Bracken school

vocational one schools

  • Aliceschule
  • Friedrich field school
  • max weber school
  • Theodor suffer school

culture and objects of interest

due to the devastating destruction by the air raids of the Second World War and the town planning of the post-war period gives it in the actual center hardly still buildings to the preindustrial epoch. In the boroughs outside of the barrier plantsare however numerous, partly architectural certifications quite worth seeing from the two large growth phases of the city, the period of promoterism and the 50's.


Kirchenplatz mit dem erhaltenen Turm der ehem. Stadtkirche.
church place with the received tower ehem. Town church.
The so-called. Elefantenklo

to the objects of interest in pouring belong some againdeveloped half timbered houses, so the hotel “to the lion”, where Goethe stayed overnight once, old persons the lock and the new lock of the land counts of Hessen as well as the castle man house (at the church square).

The klassizistische town church was destroyed with the air raids 1944, only the gothical west tower was restored and servesas memorial against the war. From the rubble of the destroyed town church the Pankratiuskapelle developed on the opposite side of the George fitter road.

Nearby Botani of garden of 1609 is the oldest universitäre plant garden in Germany, which is still at the original place. Two years after thatEstablishment of university of the Botaniker and physician Ludwig young man (1572-1653) as „Hortus medicus “put on.

As supraregional well-known Monument the fussgängerüberführung at the Selterstor, at the crossing of the pedestrian precinct Seltersweg with the plant ring is considered to doubtful town planning. An enormous concrete plate spans the entire crossing range, to which entrances lead Escalators on the platform. Due to the three large, octagonal openings in the concrete plate the building in the vernacular kept or “ E-Klo ” short to the names Elefantenklo.

At the south plant stand two salient buildings of the period of promoterism, the city theatre and the Evangelist Johanneskirche.

Reception building of the station,south, 1904-06 were established to the city center by Ludwig Hofmann in the tradition of the Darmstädter of art nouveau; parts of the building of predecessors of the Main Weser course were maintained of 1854.

The old person cemetery is at the food mountain. It was put on 1530 during the extension of the city outside of the fortress barrier.On the cemetery a Kappel is which 1623-1625 under supervision by Johann Ebel to the deer was established. 1860 were restored it by Hugo by guessing gene. On the cemetery among other things the grave of William Conrad Roentgen which is here on its desireone buried.


the city theatre

the city theatre pouring decreases/goes back to a citizens' initiative, which demanded a “firm theatre play place” on the occasion of the 300-Jahrfeier of the university. Consequently it brought two thirds to the building sum up and left at the front side the saying „a monument of civil public spirit “attach. In art nouveau delighted and received, it was opened 1907 and offers as three-economical building with own ensemble and appearances to 600 spectator/listeners place with theatre, opera, Operette, musical, dance and concert.

Cultural life shows up in a student city also by the mandatory tavern mile, here the Ludwig route, in which also university main building is.

The Mathematikum in the former general customs office, first and so far only museum of this kind in Germany, offers the possibility to the visitor of concerning itself spielerisch with mathematics. Directly beside the Mathematikum the Liebigmuseum is convenient, asOriginal effect place Justus Liebigs working the large chemist is dedicated.

a trip goal ship mountain

a popular trip goal is that approximately 5 km distant Giessener “house mountain” ship mountain (281 m). It was available acquired 1972 by the country Hessen and incorporated the city. In the buildings of oneformer monastery plant (Augustiner Chorherrenstift) today a tourist cafe is managed. The Roman substance of the doppelchörigen Pfeilerbasilika with transverse house and octagonal Vierungsturm partially still agitates from that 2. Quarter one 12. Century ago. The western Apsis arranged with Lisenen and two accompanying round towers (nearly complete) 12 became destroyed in the process. Century cultivated. The southern side ship is lost. The building nearly completely does without building decoration. 1323 were taken over the plant by the German medal; the German medal established and. A. at the south side the former Komturei and at the west side thatBuilding of the former Propstei. 1809 were waived the medal. From the equipment is and. A. a earlygothical Taufstein (13. Century) from basalt in the choir area receive.

Monastic church
Musikalischer Sommer
of musical summers

in the context since 1975 of the meeting row “musical summer” taking place on the ship mountain find in the summer monthsnumerous concerts in the open air instead of. From people music and volume, which play in regional dialect, over jazz, Pop, hits up to choir concerts and theatre performances find culture friends here a broadly varied offer. Also beyond the city boundaries well-known artists gave here already appearances, so for examplein the year 2002 Cologne volumes the BAP as well as in the year 2003 Götz when man.


pouring is a sport center. Here is z. B. the serve-oldest crew of the Mr. basketball - federal league (in former times MTV 1846 pouring, Avitos pouring, now pouring 46ers) tooHouse.1937 were created within MTV pouring the basketball department and are thus one the oldest in Germany. With the establishment of the basketball federal league in the year 1964 the Giessener Männerturner in the highest German play class began. Altogether five German championships (1965, 1967, 1968, 1975, 1978)and three cup victories (1969, 1973, 1979) could MTV under this name bring in. The five final are legendary against the master crew of the VfL Osnabrück, which could decide MTV four times for itself. 1965 and 1969 scarcely in each case with one point projection/lead. In thatThe federal league volleyballers of the USC pouring , the hand ball women of the TV Lützellinden or also the table tennis - players and - arrived to past player inside the Giessener sports association (GSV) at supraregional title honours. The hand clenching gutters of the TV Lützellinden, one of the most successful German crews of the 90's, did not receive 2004License more for the 1. Federal league and were logged out 2005 finally by the play enterprise. The rudder haven is represented with three associations (WSV Hellas pouring, RC Hassia pouring, Giessener rudder company). Most successful and at the same time oldest among them is the Giessener rudder company 1877 e. V., those already several World champion and junior world champion (inside) brought out in the last years. Annually at Whitsuntide the three associations organize the international Giessener Pfingstregatta, one the largest and oldest rudder rain corroding in Germany (the first Regatta 1892 in pouring took place). In addition of Germany is created oldest dance school - 1787- in pouring, the dance school Bäulke (since 6 generations).

Giessener characteristics


unusual in the German linguistic area are the Giessener „fifties-combinations “. Since 1868 annually the male citizens of all occupation and social classes of the city, which becomes 50 years old, create one„Association of the fifties “with maintenance, education and humanitarian programs. Since the turn of the century 1899/1900 there are also appropriate lady combinations, which are however only based since 1966 likewise regularly.

daily papers

pouring are the only German city also under 80.000 inhabitants, who over two independentlyorders daily papers from each other appearing. Both the Giessener indicator, one of the oldest still appearing daily papers of Germany (starting from 1750 as “Giessener weekly paper”), and „the Giessener general one “(of 1946 - as 1966 appeared „Giessener free one press “) supply the population with pieces of news. Both newspapers have ownPressure and publishing house houses.

US depot

US-Depot in Gießen
US depot in pouring

the US depot at the local edge pouring is the central goods distribution center of the American armed forces in Europe. From here above all civil goods become such as food, clothes, furniture, rear-Fi of devices etc. for the members of American stationing armed forcesinto „the PX “(PostExchange) sends shops away of US army and air Force in Western Europe and into crisis areas. Both in the Bosnia conflict and in the two Gulf Wars came to the US depot an important strategic role in the supply of the soldiers and their member. The operator companythe national „Army & air are Force Exchange service “AAFES with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The US depot is with its over 500 persons employed one of the most important employers in the low wage sector in the district pouring.

On the other hand the US operational readiness level in pouring intends also substantial disadvantages -everything in that to a large extent as protected area defined area „high control room “directly when pouring. There to time (October 2005) for approx. becomes. 4,2 million euro repair works accomplished, to which the US-Army had committed itself at that time, which must take over however the Federal Republic of Germany now completely, there itself thoseAgainst the USA original promises and obligations refuses bearing these cost. It concerns here extensive work (over approx. 1.5 years), over by an American garbage depot caused acute groundwaters - to still eliminate and environmental endangerments at least now and/or. to reduce. (See also:foreign Militärbasen inGermany).

Mani language

a further characteristic in pouring is the Mani language. It is used of social fringe groups as secret language. And becomes it was spoken in pouring on „the rubber island “, a small brick house settlement (former workers' housing estate of a rubber factory, therefore the name)in the west city of pouring, which was put on and built around the turn of the century and in the neighbouring Wetzlarer „Finsterloh “.

free municipalities

pouring and the region central Hessen are considered as center of theologically conservative Protestanten in land and free churches (Evangelikale). In the city it givesa Christian Privatschule (August Hermann Francke school) and a private theological university (free theological academy). Pours is also seat of numerous organizations and enterprises from the Christian range (among other things Campus for Christ, well publishing house).


famous personalities are among other things Justus Liebig,after that the Giessener university was designated, William Conrad Roentgen, the first Nobelpreisträger for physics (1901), which taught here and is buried, William dear farmhand, in pouring born joint founders of the SPD or the Psychoanalytiker refuge Eberhard judge, and. A. Joint founder of the international ones Combination of the physicians against the nuclear war (IPPNW), who 1985 were distinguished with the Nobel peace prize. George Büchner studied „the society for human rights in pouring, created 1834 “and published „the hessian land messenger “. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, that itself as a trainee at the realm Court of Appeal in Wetzlar (approx. 15 km to the west of pouring) stopped, was in this time also several times short in the hotel „to the lion “(new way) to be found. Fritz Roth, actor, studied agriculture in pouring first, then German and philosophy. There it meets the theatre for the first time as window blind slidegate valve. ThatChange before the window blinds took place 1989 on the castle coin mountain in Dantons death. One saw it in the motion picture films Good Bye, Lenin in a small role, for its representation of Mux' assistant Gerd in the film Muxmäuschenstill became he in the category of best Nebendarstellerfor the German film price nominates 2004.Franc walter stone Meier (acting minister of foreign affairs, SPD) studied jurisprudence and political science at the Justus Liebig university pouring, where he worked thereafter as scientific coworkers and finally attained a doctorate. July (volume) originates from pouring, which with the songs “the perfect wave” and“Geile time” 2004 admits became.

sons and daughters of the city

see also: List of the sons and daughters of the cityPour

Roentgen monument in the south plant

sphere of activity in pouring


  • George Dehio: Manual of the German art monuments Hessen, German fine-art publishing house, Berlin1999, ISBN 3422003800 (that volume Hessen is again worked on to time and 2007 to appear new)
  • national office for care of monuments Hessen (Hrsg.): Monument topography Federal Republic of Germany. Cultural monuments in Hessen. University town pouring. Vieweg, Braunschweig/Wiesbaden 1993, ISBN 3-528-06246-0

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