Tomáš G. Masaryk Square
|• Mayor||Tomáš Kolkop|
|• Total||42.205 km2 (16.295 sq mi)|
|Elevation||360 m (1,180 ft)|
|• Density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Moravská Třebová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmorafskaː ˈtr̝̊ɛbovaː]; German: Mährisch Trübau) is a town in the Svitavy District and lies in the Pardubice Region, Czech Republic. It has around 11,300 inhabitants.
Moravská Třebová is located on the Třebůvka River.
It was the largest German linguistic enclave within Bohemia and Moravia. Some locations were just some kilometers apart from the other German-speaking areas. Until the expulsion of the Germans in 1945/46 according to the Beneš decrees, it was exclusively inhabited by German-speaking population. Between 1850 and 1960 Moravská Třebová has been a district town.
Part of the town of Moravská Třebová are the incorporated villages of Boršov, Sušice and Udánky.
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Moravská Třebová was founded around 1257 by Boreš of Rýzmburk as typical colonization town. The biggest boom for Moravská Třebová during the rule of the Lords of Boskovic and Ladislav Velen of Žerotín (1486-1622), when the city was the center of humanistic scholarship and earned the nickname Moravian Athens.
- Alois Czerny (1847–1917), native country researcher
- Carl Giskra (1820–1879), Austrian politician
- Walther Hensel (1887–1956), music researcher
- Ludwig (Lewis) Vincent Holzmaister (1849–1923), emigrant to the US, achieved prosperity and donated the former "Holzmaister-Museum"
- Friedrich Lang (1915-2003), Luftwaffe pilot
- Gerhard Pieschl (born 1934), auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Limburg
- Rochus Schüch (1788–1844), naturalist and scientific advisor to the court of Princess Leopoldina of Brazil
- Franz Spina (1868–1938), German-Czechoslovak politician
- Gert Wilden (born 1917), composer and conductor
- Roman Kreuziger (born 1986), professional road bicycle racer
- Leopold König (born 1987), professional road bicycle racer
- Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
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