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Berchtesgaden

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Was Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Apart from his house there, the Berghof, he had high up above it the ‘Eagle's Nest’, a small house amidst panoramic views. The ...

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Berchtesgaden

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Was Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Apart from his house there, the Berghof, he had high up above it the ‘Eagle's Nest’, a small house amidst panoramic views. The ...

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Berchtesgaden

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 42 words.

A charmingly situated resort in southeastern Bavaria, Germany, known for its salt mines, royal castle and abbey. It was the

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Berchtesgaden

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 52 words.

was Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Apart from his house there, the Berghof, he had high up above it

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Berchtesgaden

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 15 words.

a town in southern Germany in the Bavarian alps, site of Hitler's fortified retreat.

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Berchtesgaden (Bavaria/Germany)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

‘Perhtger's House’ from the personal name and the Old High German gadum or gaden ‘one-roomed house’.

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Berchtesgaden (Bavaria/Germany)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

‘Perhtger's House’ from the personal name and the Old High German gadum or gaden ‘one-roomed house’.

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Berchtesgaden (Bavaria/Germany)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

‘Perhtger’s House’ from the personal name and the Old High German gadum or gaden ‘one-roomed house’.

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STOLL, Balthasar - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 18 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Active in Berchtesgaden (Bavaria) and in Geisenfeld after 1642.

Sculptor.

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PERTILLER, Bartholomäus - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 21 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Active in Berchtesgaden.

Sculptor.

He sculpted numerous tombs in the surroundings of Berechtsgaden.

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Eagle's Nest

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 114 words.

Adolf Hitler's private retreat high on the Obersalzberg mountain above Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, near the Austrian border. It was

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STEINGASTINGER, J. Heinrich (1717 - 1737), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 26 words.

Austrian, 18th century, male.

Born 11 December 1717, in Berchtesgaden (Bavaria); died 1737, in Brünn (now Brno, Czech Republic).

Sculptor.

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ULE, Karl (<i>born</i> 1858), Glass painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 27 words.

German, 19th century, male.

Born 14 April 1858, in Halle.

Glass painter.

Karl Ule painted stained glass windows in Munich, Berchtesgaden and Furth.

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Osbert Lancaster (1908–86)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 43 words.

For self-revelation, whether it be a Tudor villa on the by-pass or a bomb-proof chalet at Berchtesgaden, there's no place

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Eckart, Dietrich (1868–1923)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 64 words.

(Neumarkt, Upper Palatinate, 1868–1923, Berchtesgaden),

a reactionary anti-Semite, founded an anti-Communist society, and in 1919 made the acquaintance of

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Voss, Richard (1851–1918)

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 123 words.

(Neugrape nr. Pyritz, 1851–1918, Berchtesgaden),

the son of a country gentleman, studied philology in Berlin and Jena, was from

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TATZ, Christof, the Younger - Sculptor (wood)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 47 words.

German, 18th century, male.

Active in Berchtesgaden.

Sculptor (wood).

Tatz was probably the grandson of Christof Tatz the Elder. He carved a tabernacle in the...

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Richard Voss

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Neugrape nr. Pyritz, 1851–1918, Berchtesgaden),

the son of a country gentleman, studied philology in Berlin and Jena, was from 1884 to 1888 librarian at the Wartburg, but spent...

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Dietrich Eckart

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(Neumarkt, Upper Palatinate, 1868–1923, Berchtesgaden),

a reactionary anti-Semite, founded an anti-Communist society, and in 1919 made the acquaintance of Hitler, whose views he...

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GRIESSER, Paul - Glass painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 37 words.

Austrian, 15th century, male.

Glass painter.

He became a citizen in Salzburg in 1450. In 1485 he carried out a window for a new chapel in the monastery of St Zeno in...

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