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Coburg

Categories: Nationalism

Countries: Germany

Town located on the Itz River in Germany. First mentioned in a document in 1056.  From 1699 to 1826, it was one of the two capitals of the duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and from 1826 to 1918 it was the capital of the duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. It joined with Bavaria by popular vote in 1920.

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Coburg

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Coburg Dwellings

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George Padmore

George Padmore

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Ruth First

Ruth First

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Annie Besant

Annie Besant

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Cato Street Conspiracy

Cato Street Conspiracy

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V. K. Krishna Menon

V. K. Krishna Menon

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Person, Nationalism, Paranormal, Politics & Administration, India

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