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Siege and sack of Magdeburg, Protestant city during the Thirty Years War, XVII century
Year 1631 sack of Magdeburg after the siege by Catholic forces of Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years War.
XVii century, Magdeburg experiment
Engraving showing an experiment with an evacuated sphere being carried out at Magdeburg, Germany in 1654. In the demonstration 16 horses ( here only 8 represented) could not pull apart the two halves of an evacuated sphere, which became known … Continued