city in central Germany, in the state of Bavaria: 19th-cent. capital of the duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
A city of central Germany north of Nuremberg. A large, well-preserved medieval castle overlooks the city.x
- An independent city in Bavaria, Germany.
- A thin single-twilled worsted fabric with cotton or silk.
- The convex side rests upon the duchy of Coburg and is in part bounded by Bavaria, while the concave side, turned towards the north, contains portions of four other Thuringian states and Prussia between its horns, which are 46 m.
- After the expulsion of King Otho in 1862, the Greek nation, by a plebiscite, elected the British prince, Alfred, duke of Edinburgh (subsequently duke of Coburg), to the vacant throne, and on his refusal the national assembly requested Great Britain to nominate a candidate.
- In 1680 it became the capital of a separate duchy, but in 1699 it was united with Saxe-Coburg, passing to Saxe-Meiningen in 1826.
- 1876), daughter of Alfred, duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was dissolved in 1901.
- On the 3rd of February 1830 was signed a protocol embodying the principle of an independent Greece under Leopold of Coburg as " sovereign prince."