Frankfurt am Main in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
bis zur Zerstörung 1944
das Hotel Schwan,
in dem am 10.mai 1871 nach dem
Deutsch-Französischen Krieg der
von Otto von Bismarck und
Jules Favre unterzeichnet wurde.
Here at this site until its destruction in 1944 stood the Hotel Swan, in which on May 10, 1871, after the Franco-Prussian War, the Treaty of Frankfurt was signed by Otto von Bismarck and Jules Favre.
Location. 50° 6.811′ N, 8° 40.643′ E. Marker is in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, in Frankfurt. Marker is at the intersection of Steinweg and Goetheplatz, on the left when traveling east on Steinweg. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Steinweg 12, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen 60313, Germany.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hauptwache / Main Guardhouse (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Horst Lippmann (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Johanna Kirchner (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Joachim von Sandrart (1606 - 1688) (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Alte Oper / The Old Opera House (approx. George C. Marshall and the Marshall Plan (approx. half a kilometer away); Frankfurt Romani Memorial (approx. half a kilometer away); Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frankfurt am Main.
More about this marker. Driving to this marker is not an option as it within the pedestrian zone.
Also see . . .
1. Treaty of Frankfurt (1871) (Wikipedia). The Treaty of Frankfurt (French: Le traité de Francfort; German: Friede von Frankfurt) was a peace treaty signed in Frankfurt on 10 May 1871, at the end of the Franco-Prussian War. (Submitted on December 6, 2016.)
2. Franco-Prussian War (Wikipedia). The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (German: Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, French: Guerre franco-allemande), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1870 – 10 May 1871), was a conflict between the Second French Empire of Napoleon III and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia. The conflict was caused by Prussian ambitions to extend German unification (Submitted on December 6, 2016.)
3. Hotel zum Schwan (Wikipedia.de). (English translation, follow link for original German text:) The Hotel zum Schwan was a famous hotel in Frankfurt... Built in 1791, the building on the Steinweg was destroyed by bombs in the 1944 air raids on Frankfurt. Afterwards a cinema, and later, the Hugendubel bookstore were constructed on the site.... Especially in the 19th century the Swan was a ranking European luxury hotel. Of particular historical significance was the signing of the Treaty of Frankfurt at the hotel on May 10, 1871, bringing the Franco - Prussian War to an end. (Submitted on December 6, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 6, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.