Fürstenwalde ( Polish Przybór ) is a town in the [2 ] Oder-Spree District of Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the river Spree, 55 km east of Berlin.
History [ edit ]
Fürstenwalde was first documented in 1272. In 1373 Bishop
Wenceslaus moved the official seat of the Bishopric of Lebus from Göritz an der Oder (Górzyca) to Fürstenwalde and its (Church of the Marienkirche Virgin Mary) was raised to a cathedral. The last Catholic bishop was Georg von Blumenthal (1490-1550), who was besieged in his palace by Reformist robbers led by Nickel von Minkwitz. The Bishop had to escape through a window in disguise. The bishopric was secularized during the Reformation in 1555, and was completely disbanded at the ascension of Joachim Frederick as Margrave of Brandenburg in 1598.
Demography [ edit ]
Development of Population since 1875 within the Actual Boundaries (Blue Line: Population; Dotted Line: Comparison to Population Development of Brandenburg state; Grey Background: Time of Nazi rule; Red Background: Time of Communist rule)
Recent Population Development (Blue Line) and Forecasts
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