Free Imperial City of Nordhausen

Free Imperial City of Nordhausen was a free imperial city in the Holy Roman Empire which existed between 1253 and 1803, when it was incorporated into Prussia. The city-state was located around the modern city of Nordhausen, Thuringia in central Germany and embraced the Protestant Reformation in 1522.[1] It was relatively prosperous and known for its production of Echter Nordhäuser Doppelkorn, an alcoholic drink.[2]


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  2. ^ Press, A. T. F. (2019). Luther@500 and Beyond: Martin Luther's Theology Past Present and Future. ISD LLC. ISBN 978-1-925872-96-5.