Hohentwiel Fortress

The fortress resisted five Imperial sieges in the Thirty Years’ War, under the command of Konrad Widerholt between 1634 and 1648. The effect was that W├╝rttemberg remained Protestant, while most of the surrounding areas returned to catholicism in the Counterreformation. The mountaintop fortress of Hohentweil under attack in October 1641. 1643 illustration of Festung Hohentwiel […]

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