Monthly Archives: December 2016

RESEARCH 2012-2015 POST 16 EAST PRUSSIA KREIS GUMBINNEN

KREIS GUMBINNEN: Between 1708 and 1711 a famine in East Prussia killed 250,000 people; estimates vary from 33% to 41% of the population. In an attempt to repopulate the area, Crown Prince Frederick William I led the rebuilding of East … Continue reading

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