a town in central Germany, in Saxony-Anhalt: industrial centre noted for its historic buildings. Pop: 40 014 (2003 est)

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Historical Examples of halberstadt

  • Even Halberstadt, which had been retained at the Peace of Prague, was now lost to them.

    The Thirty Years' War

    Samuel Rawson Gardiner

  • On the way Banr was attacked by a fever and died at Halberstadt, in 1641.


    Victor Nilsson

  • Other specimens of embroidery in this manner may be seen at Halberstadt.

  • Distinguished publicist; born at Halberstadt and died at Blasewitz, near Dresden, where he made his home for many years.

    Immortal Memories

    Clement Shorter

  • One excellent tale he tells on the subject concerns a peasant who lived near Halberstadt, in Saxony.

    The Science of Fairy Tales

    Edwin Sidney Hartland