Frankfurt am Main is a city located on the river Main in the state of Hesse in central Germany. The 1815 Congress of Vienna made Frankfurt a sovereign city state, but the city was annexed by Prussia following the Austro-Prussian War of 1866. In 1920, it was briefly occupied by French troops as part of an Allied occupation of the Rhineland. Frankfurt suffered severe bombing during the Second World War.


Latitude: 50.110922100000
Longitude: 8.682126700000

Timeline of Events Associated with Frankfurt

Date Event Manage
14 Jun 1866 to 2 Aug 1866

Austro-Prussian War

Battle of Koniggratz, paintingAustro-Prussian War (also known as the Third Italian Independence War or the Seven Weeks’ War), was fought from 14 June 1866 to 23 August 1866, after which Italy gains Venice from Austria. Image: The Battle of Königgrätz, by Georg Bleibtreu. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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