Borsdorf is an administrative community free municipality in the district of Leipzig in Saxony. It belongs to the Green Ring Leipzig.

  • 8.1 Sons and daughters of the town
  • 8.2 personalities who have worked on site



Borsdorf located in Leipzig lowlands between Leipzig ( in the west) and creators (in the east ). The municipality is crossed by the river Parthe, which occasionally floods the local park at high water.


Besides Borsdorf include the following districts of the municipality:

  • Cunnersdorf
  • Panitzsch
  • Zweenfurth

Coat of arms

Description: In white, a green apple tree with seven golden fruit is a green sign foot with silver wave beams.


The first written mention dates from 1267 and can be found in Merseburg cathedral chapter. At that time the place was still called Borsdorph.

In 1929, the City Hall and the fire station were inaugurated.

From 1952 Borsdorf belonged to the circle Leipzig- country, which existed until 1994 (as the district of Leipzig from October 3, 1990). From 1 August 1994 to 31 December 1998 it belonged to the district Leipziger Land and from 1 January 1999 for Muldentalkreis. On August 1, 2008, the Muldentalkreis with the previous district Leipziger Land was summarized as the new district of Leipzig.

On 1 June 1973, the place Zweenfurth, incorporated on 1 January 1999 Panitzsch with the 1921 incorporated Cunnersdorf.

1 Borsdorf with Zweenfurth 2 Borsdorf with Zweenfurth, Panitzsch and Cunnersdorf


  • Left: 2
  • SPD: 1
  • Free Wählergemeinschaft 94 Borsdorf and Zweenfurth ( FW'94 ): 4
  • Free Panitzscher Wählergemeinschaft ( FPW ): 3
  • CDU: 8

The next municipal elections are held in 2014.

Mayor Louis Martin (CDU ) was elected in 2013 for the third time in the office for a term of 7 years. Reasons of age, he can stand no more time after the current term of office.


  • Baroque church Panitzsch ( with Romanesque baptismal font baptismal Baroque and Late Baroque Flemming organ from 1785 )
  • Zweenfurther Church


Before the old school, a monument to the doctor Margarete Blank, the resistance against the Nazi regime supported after 1933, foreign prisoners of war and forced laborers supplied with medicines and messages from " enemy stations" passed on. She was denounced and murdered in 1945 in Dresden. The primary school in Panitzsch bears her name. Your former home and practice house in the Margarete - Blank Street was established in 1975 as a memorial and 1993 listed status restored. A permanent exhibition inform themselves about their lives, but also about the situation in the former concentration camps and forced labor camps. A Friends of cares since 1996 to the further development of the memorial.


By Borsdorf the B 6 runs ( originally here: Via Regia ), on the east- west axis.

The municipality is located in the territory of the Central German Transport Association (MDV ); Borsdorf lies with its hamlets Cunnersdorf, Panitzsch and Zweenfurth and the cities of Brandis and diving in the tariff zone 168 A connection to the rail network consists of 12 November 1837 Borsdorf railway station is on the railway routes Leipzig- Dresden and Borsdorf - Coswig. ; he is now a regional station and traffic maintenance following lines:

  • RB110 (Leipzig- Borsdorf - Grimsby - chub - Nossen ( Meissen ) )

By LeoBus GmbH, a subsidiary of LVB Group, Borsdorf is connected with the lines 172, 173 and 175. Line 172 operates Monday to Friday only in the rush hour ( HVZ ) with individual journeys, it primarily serves the student traffic between Borsdorf and Leipzig Angel Village. The line 173 is a main line and connects Borsdorf with the district and the city Panitzsch diving; it is open Monday to Friday from 5 bis 19 clock clock. The line 175 connects Borsdorf with the Leipzig district Sommerfeld and the city diving, over Panitzsch, Cunnersdorf, Sehlis and immersion - Dewitz. Line 175 operates Monday to Friday only in the HVZ. The lines 173 and 175 are aligned with the Borsdorf station on the MRB11 and the RB110.

Through the passenger transport company Mulde mbH ( PVM ) Borsdorf can be reached by bus lines 684 and 691. The line 684 connects with Borsdorf Beucha and Brandis, its period is analogous to the bus line 172 Line 691 runs only from Monday to Saturday between Leipzig and Wurzen with individual trips; its course is between angel village and Wurzen largely parallel to the S-Bahn line 1


Sons and daughters of the town

  • Hugo Oehmichen (1843-1932), painter
  • Christoph Höhne ( born February 12, 1941), track and field athlete and Olympic champion
  • Gehse Albrecht ( born 1955 ), painter.
  • Sarah Klier ( born October 2, 1990, two minutes before midnight), last child born in the GDR before the reunification

Personalities who have worked on site

  • August Bebel (1840-1913), socialist politician and co-founder of the SPD, lived from 1881 to 1890 in Borsdorf. To him and to roommate Wilhelm Liebknecht is a memorial plaque on the former common residence, the Bebel -Liebknecht -Haus Borsdorf in Leipziger Strasse 1
  • Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826-1900), one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party of Germany ( SPD), lived together with August Bebel in Borsdorf in the former common residence, the Bebel -Liebknecht -Haus Borsdorf in Leipziger Strasse 1
  • Margaret Blank, a doctor, lived and practiced from 1930 to 1945 in what is now the district Panitzsch
  • Dr.Gottfried Schillebeeckx (1929-2005), from 1961 pastor in Borsdorf and professor of New Testament at the Theological Seminary in Leipzig