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  • Ernst Thomas
  •  and Wilhelm Schlüter


City in Germany. From 1567 to 1918 it was the residence of the Landgraves of Hesse, and also, from 1806, that of the Grand Dukes of Hessen-Darmstadt; from 1919 to 1945 it was the regional capital, and has since been a centre of local government. Its musical and theatrical traditions date from the 17th century, when Singballette, tournaments and masquerades were performed. The Pädagogium, founded in ...

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