Places

Birthplace of Karl Marx

  Brückenstraße 10,  54290 Trier   
Karl Marx was born in this house, number 10 Brückenstrasse on 5th May 1818, the third child of his Jewish parents, the lawyer Heinrich Marx (1777-1838) and his wife Henriette Marx, born Presburg (1788-1863).
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Residence of Karl Marx

  Simeonstraße 8,  54290 Trier   
On 1st October 1819 the lawyer, Heinrich Marx, father of Karl Marx, purchased the small baroque mansard roofed building at 1070 Simeonsgasse (now number 8 Simeonsgasse), not far from the Porta Nigra of a professional colleague, the legal counsel Peter Schwarz.
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Jesuit Church and Grammar School

  Jesuitenstraße,  54290 Trier   
The Jesuit college, which later became the Friedrich-Wilhelm Grammar School, was founded in 1561, and until the Second World War took place in the building of what is now the Episcopal Seminary on Jesuitenstrasse.
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Casino at Kornmarkt

  Kornmarkt 1,  54290 Trier   
The classical building at Kornmarkt, one of the most important large buildings from the Prussian era, was built in 1824/1825 by the master builder Johann Georg Wolff as a club house for the “Literary Casino Society” which was founded in 1817.
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Karl Marx Statue

  Nordallee 1,  54290 Trier   
In honour of the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, in 2015 the People's Republic of China offered the city of his birth the gift of a Karl Marx sculpture as a symbol of friendship and appreciation.
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The Residence of Jenny von Westphalen

  Neustraße 83,  54290 Trier   
After his appointment to the Government cabinet, Ludwig von Westphalen moved to Trier in 1816 with his second wife Caroline, born Heubel, both sons from his first marriage and their daughter Jenny who had been born in 1815 in Salzwedel.
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Judengasse

  Judengasse,  54290 Trier   
In the middle ages, Jewish overseas goods traders, money lenders and livestock dealers were important members of the economic life within the diocese of Trier.
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Weberbach

  Weberbach 1,  54290 Trier   
In ancient times the street was part of the Roman road network and connected the imperial saunas to the area where the double basilica was later built (today the Cathedral, and the Basilica of Our Lady).
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Tufa

  Wechselstraße 4–6,  54290 Trier   
In 1797, Johann Nicolaus Müller opened a dye-works and a textile business which used the Indian indigo plant in the dying process for the first time.
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Rheinisches Landesmuseum

  Weimarer Allee 1,  54290 Trier   
The Rheinisches Landesmuseum in Trier examines Karl Marx and his century with the exhibition “Life. Works. Time”. On around 1000m² of exhibition space, the intellectual as well as the political career of Marx is retraced.
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The Cathedral Museum

  Bischof-Stein-Platz 1,  54290 Trier   
In the first half of the 19th Century, Trier was one of the poorest areas in Germany. In 1831 almost a third of the population were reliant on assistance.
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