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Besigheim, River Enz and Bridge in front of the Historic Old Town with Town Hall
Baden-Wuerttemberg

Besigheim in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Swabia (South-West of Germany). Besigheim, eine historische Kleinstadt und Erholungsort zwischen Neckar und Enz. Altstadt mit Stadtmauer und Rathaus. Im Vordergrund die Enz mit Wehr. Dahinter die Vorstadt, Westliche Stadtmauer und Rathaus.

Anscheinend hat auch Barack Obama, Präsident der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, seine Wurzeln in Besigheim. Ein Vorfahre auf seiner Mutter’s Seite, Johann Conrad Wölfle, wurde im Jahre 1729 in Besigheim geboren.

Barack Obama, the US President, has some distant roots in Besigheim: Apparently one of his ancestors on his mother’s side, Johann Conrad Wölfle, was born here in 1729.

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Tags: besigheim; baden-wuerttemberg; germany; enz; altstadt; rathaus; stadtmauer; erholungsort; barack obama; us president; ancestors; johann conrad wölfle
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