History UsefulNotes / HanseaticLeague

10th Jun '16 7:26:42 PM tmustard
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* The most well-known German brand of band-aid is called ''Hansaplast''.

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* The most well-known German brand of band-aid adhesive bandage is called ''Hansaplast''.
16th Mar '16 12:30:23 PM Jhonny
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* As Germans love museums, there is at least one museum dedicated to Hanse history in the major member cities. The "European Hanse Museum" is in Lübeck
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8th Oct '15 5:35:17 PM MarkLungo
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Topping out about at 100 cities in the 14th century, the League gradually declined as its lack of central government (partly to avoid legal problems against a single entity) caused a problem against competition from Scandinavian merchants and the Dutch. This only got worse when the Reformation broke out and shattered the tenuous unity amongst the members. Once America was opened up and thus trade across the Atlantic grew more important than trade across the Baltic the league became an anarchronism, and the death knell was sounded with the outbreak of the ThirtyYearsWar if not the EightyYearsWar. For decades all of Northern Germany became the rope of a brutal tug of tug of war, and the Hanse members were no different. Caught between the Hanse's traditional Dutch, Scandinavian, and British trade rivals on one side and a Habsburg Empire trying to subjugate all the German states on the other, the rich but protectionist, divided, and weak Hansa became TheChewToy of countless armies and mercenaries while its' members split to one side or the other.

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Topping out about at 100 cities in the 14th century, the League gradually declined as its lack of central government (partly to avoid legal problems against a single entity) caused a problem against competition from Scandinavian merchants and the Dutch. This only got worse when the Reformation broke out and shattered the tenuous unity amongst the members. Once America was opened up and thus trade across the Atlantic grew more important than trade across the Baltic the league became an anarchronism, and the death knell was sounded with the outbreak of the ThirtyYearsWar if not the EightyYearsWar.UsefulNotes/TheEightyYearsWar. For decades all of Northern Germany became the rope of a brutal tug of tug of war, and the Hanse members were no different. Caught between the Hanse's traditional Dutch, Scandinavian, and British trade rivals on one side and a Habsburg Empire trying to subjugate all the German states on the other, the rich but protectionist, divided, and weak Hansa became TheChewToy of countless armies and mercenaries while its' members split to one side or the other.
17th Aug '15 8:53:58 PM FadingEcho
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* The ''Brave New World'' expansion to VideoGame/{{Civilization}} added the Hanse as a unique building for the German civilization, replacing the normal bank building and granting bonus production to trade routes between the city and city-states.
24th Mar '15 2:50:02 PM RoseAndHeather
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Nothing to do with sports, the Hanseatic League was an economic alliance of cities centred around the Baltic and North Sea coasts of Europe from the 13th century to the 17th century, specifically Northern Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's modern borders. It began with an alliance between {{UsefulNotes/Hamburg}} and Lübeck, other key locations included Lüneburg,

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Nothing to do with sports, the Hanseatic League was an economic alliance of cities centred around the Baltic and North Sea coasts of Europe from the 13th century to the 17th century, specifically Northern Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's modern borders. It began with an alliance between the Germanic cities of {{UsefulNotes/Hamburg}} and Lübeck, Lübeck; other key locations included Lüneburg,




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* Preictably, is mentioned in ''Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo'', though as the League is fading by then and the USE becomes the major military and economic power, it doesn't play much of a role.
4th Jan '15 9:39:04 AM Menshevik
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Nothing to do with sports, the Hanseatic League was an economic alliance of cities centred around the Baltic and North Sea coasts of Europe from the 13th century to the 17th century, specifically Northern Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's modern borders. It began with an alliance between Hamburg and Lübeck, other key locations included Lüneburg,

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Nothing to do with sports, the Hanseatic League was an economic alliance of cities centred around the Baltic and North Sea coasts of Europe from the 13th century to the 17th century, specifically Northern Germany, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's modern borders. It began with an alliance between Hamburg {{UsefulNotes/Hamburg}} and Lübeck, other key locations included Lüneburg,
14th Nov '14 1:07:08 AM Menshevik
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* A number of German cities have neighborhoods called the ''Hanseviertel''. The best known is one in Berlin, which consists of high-rise apartment buildings designed by internationally known architects and built in 1955-1960 as a showcase for post-war architecture.

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* A number of German cities have neighborhoods called the ''Hanseviertel''.''Hansaviertel''. The best known is one in Berlin, which consists of high-rise apartment buildings designed by internationally known architects and built in 1955-1960 as a showcase for post-war architecture.
14th Nov '14 1:06:14 AM Menshevik
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* Rostock's main football team is called FC Hansa Rostock. Curiously, it is actually the most successful among the football teams from East Germany, on which it spent a decade playing at the Bundesliga.

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* A number of German cities have neighborhoods called the ''Hanseviertel''. The best known is one in Berlin, which consists of high-rise apartment buildings designed by internationally known architects and built in 1955-1960 as a showcase for post-war architecture.
* Rostock's main football team is called FC Hansa Rostock. Curiously, it is actually the most successful among the football teams from East Germany, Germany after Reunification, on which it spent a decade playing at the Bundesliga.Bundesliga.
* The most well-known German brand of band-aid is called ''Hansaplast''.
12th Sep '14 2:13:27 AM GiantCaveMushroom
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Topping out about at 100 cities in the 14th century, the League gradually declined as its lack of central government (partly to avoid legal problems against a single entity) caused a problem against competition from Scandinavian merchants and the Dutch. This only got worse when the Reformation broke out and shattered the tenuous unity amongst the members. Once America was opened up and thus trade across the Atlantic grew more important than trade across the Baltic the league became an anarchronism, and the death knell was sounded with the outbreak of the ThirtyYearsWar if not the EightyYearsWar. For decades all of Northern Germany became the rope of a brutal tug of tug of war, and the Hanse members were no different. Caught between the Hanse's traditional Dutch, Scandinavian, and British trade rivals on one side and a Habsburg Empire trying to subjugate all the German states on the other, the rich but protectionist, divided, and weak Hansa because TheChewToy of countless armies and mercenaries while its' members split to one side or the other.

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Topping out about at 100 cities in the 14th century, the League gradually declined as its lack of central government (partly to avoid legal problems against a single entity) caused a problem against competition from Scandinavian merchants and the Dutch. This only got worse when the Reformation broke out and shattered the tenuous unity amongst the members. Once America was opened up and thus trade across the Atlantic grew more important than trade across the Baltic the league became an anarchronism, and the death knell was sounded with the outbreak of the ThirtyYearsWar if not the EightyYearsWar. For decades all of Northern Germany became the rope of a brutal tug of tug of war, and the Hanse members were no different. Caught between the Hanse's traditional Dutch, Scandinavian, and British trade rivals on one side and a Habsburg Empire trying to subjugate all the German states on the other, the rich but protectionist, divided, and weak Hansa because became TheChewToy of countless armies and mercenaries while its' members split to one side or the other.
29th Jul '14 5:58:53 AM QuestionMarker
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Topping out about at 100 cities in the 14th century, the League gradually declined as its lack of central government (partly to avoid legal problems against a single entity) caused a problem against competition from Scandinavian merchants and the Dutch. This only got worse when the Reformation broke out and shattered the tenuous unity amongst the members. Once America was opened up and thus trade across the Atlantic grew more important than trade across the Baltic the league became an anarchronism, and and the death knell was sounded with the outbreak of the ThirtyYearsWar if not the EightyYearsWar. For decades all of Northern Germany became the rope of a brutal tug of tug of war, and the Hanse members were no different. Caught between the Hanse's traditional Dutch, Scandinavian, and British trade rivals on one side and a Habsburg Empire trying to subjugate all the German states on the other, the rich but protectionist, divided, and weak Hansa because TheChewToy of countless armies and mercenaries while its' members split to one side or the other.

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Topping out about at 100 cities in the 14th century, the League gradually declined as its lack of central government (partly to avoid legal problems against a single entity) caused a problem against competition from Scandinavian merchants and the Dutch. This only got worse when the Reformation broke out and shattered the tenuous unity amongst the members. Once America was opened up and thus trade across the Atlantic grew more important than trade across the Baltic the league became an anarchronism, and and the death knell was sounded with the outbreak of the ThirtyYearsWar if not the EightyYearsWar. For decades all of Northern Germany became the rope of a brutal tug of tug of war, and the Hanse members were no different. Caught between the Hanse's traditional Dutch, Scandinavian, and British trade rivals on one side and a Habsburg Empire trying to subjugate all the German states on the other, the rich but protectionist, divided, and weak Hansa because TheChewToy of countless armies and mercenaries while its' members split to one side or the other.
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