Hamburg History

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The origins of Hamburg go back to the times of Charlemagne. Read all about Hamburg's history at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamburg


In 1892 ten thousand died in Hamburg from a cholera epidemic.  The following book describes Hamburg society and this devastating event

Evans, Richard J.  Death in Hamburg. Society and politics in the cholera years 1830-1910,  Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1987.