Amlishagen Castle

Amlishagen, Germany

Amlishagen Castle was built in the 13th Century and first mentioned in 1253. In the second half of the 14th Century, 1601 and in the 19th Century the castle was expanded and renovated. The castle was owned by the Lords of Amlingshagen and later by the Lords of Wollmershausen. The castle is currently privately owned and occupied.

After the family von Wollmershausen died out in the 18th Century, the castle was owned by a number of individuals. The castle was finally bought by Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher the Prussian Generalfeldmarschall who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig in 1813 and at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the Duke of Wellington. A distant descendant owns the castle today.

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Barb Scheib said 4 years ago
what is the name of the man who owns the caste in Amlishagen today? I met him a few weeks ago while visiting there.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Bessi Klinsi (3 years ago)
Sehr schöne Burg, ruhige Lage und das darunter liegende Brettachtal ist ideal für eine Wandertour.
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