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Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church

 
 
Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
1. Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church Marker
Inscription.  
1790-1833
Klassizistischer Zentralbau anstelle der gotischen Barfüßerkirche
Stadtbaumeister Johann Andreas Liebhardt

Classicist central building that replaced the Gothic Barfüsser Church
Municipal Master Builder Johann Andreas Liebhardt

1848
Tagungsort der Ersten Deutschen Nationalversammlung
Beschluss der ersten Deutschen Verfassung

Venue of the first German National Assembly
First German Constitution resolved here

1948
Nach Kriegszerstörung moderner Wiederaufbau
Architekt Rudolf Schwarz

Rebuilt following destruction in World War II
Architect: Rudolf Schwarz

 
Erected by Denkmalamt Frankfurt am Main.
 
Location. 50° 6.658′ N, 8° 40.855′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker can be reached from Paulsplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Paulsplatz 11, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60311, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philipp Jacob Spener (here, next to this marker); Pre-Parliament and the National Assembly

Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 23, 2019
2. Paulskirche / St. Paul's Church and Marker
The marker is visible here just to the right of the entrance.
(a few steps from this marker); Walter Kolb (a few steps from this marker); Heinrich von Gagern (a few steps from this marker); John F. Kennedy Spoke Here (a few steps from this marker); Altes Rathaus - Old Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodor Heuss (within shouting distance of this marker); Democracy and the Gymnastics Movement (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
 
Also see . . .  St. Paul's Church, Frankfurt am Main (Wikipedia). "St Paul's Church (German: Paulskirche) is a Protestant church in Paulsplatz, Frankfurt am Main with important political symbolism in Germany. It is a parish of the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau, a United member church of the Evangelical Church in Germany. It is notable for being the seat of the 1848 Frankfurt Parliament, the first publicly and freely-elected German legislative body. Although now a United Protestant church, it was started as a Lutheran church in 1789..." (Submitted on December 13, 2019.) 
 
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<i>Paulskirche</i> image. Click for full size.
By Ludwig Klement, circa 1938
3. Paulskirche
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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