Gottingen

Gottingen is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. The town was likely founded between 1150 and 1180, and the River Leine runs through the city. Gottingen is famous for its university, which was founded in 1734 and became the most visited university in Europe. It was the site of the protests of the Gottingen Seven: seven professors whose protests against the abolition of the constitution of Hanover and the sovereignty of the kings. These professors included the fairy tale writers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, historian Georg Gottfried Gervinus, and theologian and orientalist Heinrich Ewald.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.532737572060
Longitude: 9.935088159400