Oppeln sentence example
- The most important towns on its banks are Ratibor, Oppeln, Brieg, Breslau, Glogau, Frankfort, Custrin and Stettin, with the seaport of Swinemiinde at its mouth.
- The districts of Oppeln and Liegnitz are among the most richly wooded parts of Prussia.
- The district of Oppeln also contains a great quantity of iron, the production in 1905 amounting to 862,000 tons.
- The government divisions of Breslau and Oppeln together form the district of the 6th army corps with its headquarters at Breslau, while Liegnitz belongs to that of the 5th army corps, the headquarters of which are at Posen.
- Thus by the end of the 14th century the country had been split up into 18 principalities: Breslau, Brieg, Glogau, Jauer, Liegnitz, Miinsterberg, Ols, Schweidnitz and Steinau in Lower Silesia; Beuthen, Falkenberg, Kosel, Neisse, Oppeln, Ratibor, Strehlitz, Teschen and Troppau in the upper district.Advertisement
- Fechner, Geschichte des schlesischen Bergand Hiittenwesens 1741-1806 (Berlin, 1903); see also the Zeitschrift des Vereins fiir Geschichte and Altertum Schlesiens (Breslau, 1855 sqq.), and Oberschlesische Heimat, Zeitschrift des oberschlesischen Geschichtsvereins (Oppeln, 1905 sqq.).
- The Poles are in the majority in upper Silesia (Government district of Oppeln; 55%) and the province of Posen (60%).
- A prevailingly Roman Catholic population is still found in the district of Oppeln and the countship of Glatz, in the province of Posen, in the Polish-speaking Krezse of West Prussia, and in Ermeland (East Prussia).
- By the death of the archduke Sigismund in 1665 he not only gained Tirol, but a considerable sum of money, which he used to buy back the Silesian principalities of Oppeln and Ratibor, pledged by Ferdinand III.
- It was on this occasion that he offered the throne of Transylvania to the emperor Rudolph II., in exchange for the duchy of Oppeln.Advertisement