Bad Oldesloe: Difference between revisions

20 bytes added ,  5 years ago
dab
(embed authority control with wikidata information)
(dab)
}}
 
'''Bad Oldesloe''' is a town located in the northern [[Germany|German]] state of [[Schleswig-Holstein]]. It is the capital of the ''Kreis'' [[Stormarn (district)|Stormarn]] (district).
 
The area has been inhabited since [[mesolithic]] times. The flint tools found here from that era (6,000 - 4,500 B.C.) are clearly defined and known as the ''Oldesloer Stufe''. For a number of years in the 18th Century the [[Moravian Church]] had a Congregation in Bad Oldesloe. It was called "Pilgerruh", i.e. "Pilgrims' Rest". It was given up because of difficulties with the Danish Church authorities. At that time the Duchy of [[Holstein]] was ruled by the [[King of Denmark]] within the [[Holy Roman Empire]]. The famed nineteenth-century classicist and legal scholar [[Theodor Mommsen]] was born in Bad Oldesloe in 1817.