Synonyms for luisenkirche or Related words with luisenkirche
Examples of "luisenkirche"
The Kaliningrad Puppet Theatre () is a puppet theatre in Kaliningrad, Russia. The building was originally the Königin-Luise-Gedächtniskirche (Queen Louise Memorial Church), popularly known as the
, a Protestant church in Königsberg, Germany.
, the first church to be built outside the Königsberg city walls, was named in honour of Queen Louise of Prussia (1776–1810), who was beloved by Königsbergers. Land and funds were donated primarily by the leading tobacco manufacturer Louis Großkopf and his wife, with additional funding coming from the banker and philanthropist Walter Simon, the industrialist Fritz Heumann, and A. Siebert.
In 1892 Simon granted 6.83 hectares in Mittelhufen for the construction of the athletic field Walter-Simon-Platz, which hosted Königsberger STV in the early 20th century. Renamed Erich-Koch-Platz during Nazi Germany because Simon was Jewish, the field is now Baltika Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia. In 1894 Simon sponsored a public bath with free instruction for schoolchildren along the Oberteich. He donated funds for books and construction of the
in Amalienau, the Farenheid Poorhouse in Hinterroßgarten, and the Bismarck Memorial at Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz.
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