Pappenheim

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Pappenheim
Castle
Castle
Coat of arms of Pappenheim
Coat of arms
Pappenheim is located in Germany
Pappenheim
Pappenheim
Location of Pappenheim within Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district
Pappenheim in WUG.svg
Coordinates: 48°56′5″N 10°58′28″E / 48.93472°N 10.97444°E / 48.93472; 10.97444Coordinates: 48°56′5″N 10°58′28″E / 48.93472°N 10.97444°E / 48.93472; 10.97444
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionMittelfranken
DistrictWeißenburg-Gunzenhausen
Government
 • MayorPeter Krauß (SPD)
Area
 • Total64.32 km2 (24.83 sq mi)
Elevation405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,076
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes91788
Dialling codes09143
Vehicle registrationWUG
Websitewww.pappenheim.de

Pappenheim is a town in the Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Altmühl, 11 km south of Weißenburg in Bayern.

Notable people[edit]

The architect and professor Eduard Mezger (1807–1894) was born in Pappenheim.

Else Pappenheim (1911-2009) and her father Martin Pappenheim (1881-1943), both were famous psychoanalysts.[2]

History[edit]

The Jewish cemetery from the 12th century.

Historically, Pappenheim was a statelet within Holy Roman Empire. It was mediatised to Bavaria in 1806.

Counts of Pappenheim settled at the territory, particularly Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim.

Sites[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German). September 2018.
  2. ^ Martin Pappenheim gehörte zu den Mitbegründern der Vereinigung für psychische Hygiene Palästinas und führte Konsultationen in Ägypten und Syrien durch.