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MUNICH HISTORY - MUNICH - HISTORY OF MUNICH GERMANY

Munich Germany HistoryMunich History - Munich is a city filled with history. Munich has been developing since the 12th century. This lasting city has been through kings, world wars but yet still continues to grow. This growth can be seen while exploring the streets. There is an example of different types of architecture styles, such as medieval, Roman up to modern styles are through out.

Some Key Dates in Munich's History

Henry the Lion established Munich on June 14th 1158
By 1214 citizens looked at Munich as a real city
In 1328 Munich is known as a imperial city. This imperial power stays there until 1350
For years Munich continued to grow and expand. Each year more people choose to live here. The population continues to grow.
Munich is now the capital of the kingdom in 1806
1810 the Oktoberfest is established
By 1818 the Bavaria state writes its own constitution, where Munich is the capital
King Ludwig I comes into power in 1825. If you go to Ludwig Street you can view his imperial residence.
Each year more and more university and theaters relocate to Munich.
In 1848 Munich is recognized for the artwork that comes out of the city. By this time King Max II comes into power. He develops his own style of architecture and many buildings can be seen with this style.
In 1864 King Ludwig II takes over the power.
The electrification of Munich happens in 1882
1901 Munich’s populations has grown to over 500,000 residents
The Hellabrunn Zoo is established and opened to the public in 1911
In Burgerbraukeller there is an assassination attempt on Hitler but it fails in 1939
On April 30th 1945, the American forces have taken over Munich from the Germans
Munich’s 800th anniversary is in 1958
1972 brings the Summer Olympic Games to Munich
The Soccer’s World Cup is held in Munich in 1974
1992 The Munich International Airport, or otherwise known as the Franz Josef Stauss Airport opens. This allows the world easier access to this historic city.

If you are looking to find a closer, more detailed look at Munich’s history, then check your local library. Also if you are visiting Munich, find your way to their museums.