Ichenhausen is a town in the Swabian district of Günzburg office of the Management Community Ichenhausen.
- 2.1 Amalgamations
- 2.2 The collapse of the steeple
- 3.1 Coat of Arms
- 3.2 Twin towns
- 5.1 Structures
- 5.2 monuments
- 7.1 freeman
- 7.2 Sons of city
- 7.3 Other personalities
The city lies on the Günz and the Mittelschwaben train from Krumbach to Gunzburg about Mindelheim. By Ichenhausen the highway passes 16
Ichenhausen consists of the core city Ichenhausen ( 4928 inhabitants), and the districts
- Autenried ( 597)
- Deubach (339)
- Hochwang ( 1341 )
- Oxenbronn ( 627 )
- Vineyards a d Kötz (616 )
( Population: As of 1 February 2011)
The Lords of Roth had since the early 14th century feudal lord of the village. In 1406 the city was granted market rights. 1574 acquired the barons from the Stain of Rechtenstein to Niederstotzingen the place. With the Act of Confederation in 1806 the place came to the Kingdom of Bavaria and in 1818 by the municipality edict a Patrimonialgemeinde, which existed until 1843. 1913 Ichenhausen became a town.
For centuries Jewish families lived in the village, who established themselves on the road to Krumbach a private Jewish cemetery and built a synagogue in the Middle Ostergasse 24. 1933, 13 % of the population of the Jewish faith. In the November 1938 pogrom the Jewish temple was destroyed by SS men, but remained as a building.
In the Jewish cemetery 18 concentration camp prisoners in the concentration subcamp Burgau were buried.
To Ichenhausen include five districts: On January 1, 1971 Hochwang was incorporated. On 1 July 1971, added Oxenbronn. On May 1, 1978 followed in the course of municipal reform then the hamlets Autenried, Deubach and vineyards at the Kötz.
The collapse of the steeple
1964, the nave of the old Catholic parish church of St. John Baptist was expanded and rebuilt part. However, the church tower should be maintained. This crashed as a result of the renovation work at the church on Easter Monday of 1964. Fortunately, no one was there to harm. In the Catholic parish hall of the church hangs over the main entrance is a pointer of that church clock.
The city council has 20 members. Since the local elections 2008 they relate to the following lists:
- CSU: 9 seats
- Free electoral association: 7 seats
- SPD: 4 seats
Mayor since 1996, Hans Klement (CSU ).
Coat of arms
The Greyhound points to the Lords of Roth. On her epitaph in the church of a dog is also shown.
Ichenhausen has two sister cities: since 1982, the Italian Valeggio sul Mincio, which lies to the south of Lake Garda, between the tourist center of Verona and Mantua. Since 1994 the French town twinned Changé Ichenhausens. Changé located in the center of the department of Mayenne.
Education and Culture
- Primary school Ichenhausen
- Freiherr von Stain Middle School (MS )
- Hans Maier -Realschule
- Heinrich Sinz School - Special Educational Support Centre Ichenhausen
- Singing and music of the city Ichenhausen
- Community College Günzburg eV - Branch Office Ichenhausen
- Protestant education Neu-Ulm plant eV - Branch Office Ichenhausen
- Dilldapper stage
In Ichenhausen is the Bavarian School Museum, a branch museum of the Bavarian National Museum.
Another cultural applicable in Ichenhausen the synagogue, which served as a fire station after the Second World War and until the late 1980s, was converted into a "House of meeting". Also the Jewish cemetery is one of the attractions. In the district Autenried the Autenried castle from the early 18th century is an icon museum and a library.
Economy and infrastructure
In Ichenhausen there is a clinic specializing in physical medicine and medical rehabilitation with the departments orthopedics / traumatology, neurology / neuropsychology, internal medicine and rheumatology. The clinic Ichenhausen has several departments and is also recognized Parkinson's specialist clinic. It belongs to the m & i - hospital group Enzensberg.
The Ernst Ott- senior center, a specialized body of the Ecumenical Social gerontopsychiatric station in the district of Günzburg, adjacent to the Hindenburg Park on the southern outskirts.
- George Fackler ( * 1918, † 2009), entrepreneurs and second mayor from 1980 to 1984, honorary citizen since 1984
- Franz Xaver Hohenstein (* 1833 in Ichenhausen, † November 18, 1925 ), honorary citizen
- Karl Königendorfer (* 1909 in Lauingen, † 1986), Catholic priest, dean and parish priest in Ichenhausen, honorary citizen since 1976
- Hans Maier ( born June 18, 1931 in Freiburg im Breisgau), political scientist and politician ( CSU ), former Bavarian Minister of Culture, honorary citizen since 1986
- Johann Nepomuk minor ( * 1842 in Ichenhausen, † September 5, 1911 ), businessman and mayor from 1870 to 1903, honorary citizen since 1895
- Ernst Ott ( * February 29, 1912; † 5 July 1987), entrepreneurs in Autenried, honorary citizen in Autenried since 1975, after the incorporation in Ichenhausen since 1978
- Martha Ott ( * March 29, 1923, † 18 October 2007), entrepreneur in Autenried, honorary citizen since 1998
- Moritz Schmid ( * 1919 in Ichenhausen, † 2000), entrepreneurs and second mayor from 1984 to 1990, honorary citizen since 1993
- Heinrich Sinz ( born April 10, 1871 in Hürben, † March 14, 1951 in Ichenhausen ), Catholic priest, dean and parish priest in Ichenhausen, honorary citizen since 1925
- Michael Sulzer ( born June 13, 1831 in Ichenhausen, † April 17, 1916 in Ichenhausen ), producer, honorary citizen since 1911
- Alfons Wiedemann ( born September 1, 1842 in Ichenhausen, † March 24, 1920 ), Catholic priest, honorary citizen since 1918
Sons of the city
- Robert Domes ( born October 27, 1961 in Ichenhausen ), journalist and author
- Wulf Dorn ( born April 20, 1969 in Ichenhausen ), writer and thriller writer
- Gregor Ebner ( * June 24, 1892 in Ichenhausen, † 22 March 1974 in Wolfratshausen ), general practitioner, acted in the time of National Socialism as medical director of all the homes of the Lebensborn eV
- Rafael Frank ( born March 11, 1867 in Ichenhausen, † March 9, 1920 in Leipzig), typographer, his typeface was the most important Hebrew writing in the 20th century.
- Lewis ( Louis) Gerstle (December 17, 1824 in Ichenhausen, † November 19, 1902 in San Francisco), California businessman and one of the founders of the Alaska Commercial Company. 1845 emigrated to the United States.
- Hubert Hafner ( born July 18, 1952 in Ichenhausen ), politician ( CSU), district administrator in the district of Günzburg
- Alfred Sauter ( born August 3, 1950 in Oxenbronn, now part of Ichenhausen ), politician (CSU ), former Bavarian Minister of Justice
- Ernst Hardt ( May 9, 1876 in Graudenz, West Prussia, † January 3, 1947 in Ichenhausen ), German writer, translator and theater director.
- Hans Wolff ( born December 20 1938), scientists, former rector of the University of Ulm and founding president of the Baden -Württemberg