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Munich, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

The Church of Saint Michael

Sankt Michael

 
 
Saint Michael Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 22, 2013
1. Saint Michael Marker
Inscription.
Sankt Michael
Erbaut 1583 – 1597
im Auftrag
Herzog Wilhelm V.
von Friedrich Sustris


German – English translation:

The Church of Saint Michael
Built 1583-1597
by Friedrich Sustris
on behalf of
Duke Wilhelm V.

 
Location. 48° 8.312′ N, 11° 34.203′ E. Marker is in Munich, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Neuhauser Strasse and Ettstrasse, on the left when traveling east on Neuhauser Strasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Neuhauser Strasse 6, Munich, Bavaria 80331, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wilhelminische or Old Academy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gottfried Keller (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cathedral Church of Our Lady (about 210 meters away); The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane (about 210 meters away); Georg Lankensperger (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Maximilian Joseph - Earl of Montgelas (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miesbach to Munich Power Transmission (approx. half a kilometer away); Franz Marc (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munich.
 
Also see . . .
Church of Saint Michael image. Click for full size.
By Verlag E. Keppler, circa 1900
2. Church of Saint Michael
 Geschichte und Aufgabe. The Church's German-language website, including a page of history. On its founding (translated): In 1556 Duke Albrecht V reached an agreement with the Jesuit Order (founded 1540) to build a school of higher learning in Munich. His son, Wilhelm V, had the church and the monastery of St. Michael constructed, 1583-1597. The school and church were operated by the Jesuits until 1773. After that it became the Royal Court Church of St. Michael. From 1921 onwards it has again been operated by the Jesuit Order. After the devastation caused by bombing of November 1944, the church was rebuilt and renovated... (Submitted on September 21, 2013.) 
 
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Saint Michael image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 22, 2013
3. Saint Michael
Saint Michael Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 22, 2013
4. Saint Michael Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here in the lower left corner of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2. submitted on September 21, 2013.   3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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