Located in Gävle, Sweden (Gevalia in Latin), Gevalia was introduced in 1853 in Sweden by the trading company Victor Theodore Engwall & Co KB. Jacob Engwall was CEO from 1963 to 1972. After 120 years as a family company, it was sold in 1971 to Mondelēz International predecessor company, General Foods. Most Gevalia coffee is sold in Sweden, Denmark and in the Baltic area, but some is exported to America
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Boizenburg is a municipality in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. On the Elbe, 53 km west of Ludwigslust, 25 km NE of Lüneburg and 50 km east of Hamburg. Boyceneburg was first documented in 1158. The written form changed to Boiceneburg (1171) and then Boizeneburg (1195). The old Low German name for the town and river (Boize) likely stems from the Slavic boj for war (boj-burg = war-castle).
Olsztyn (OL-shtin) on the Łyna River in northeastern Poland. Olsztyn is the capital of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Founded as Allenstein in the 14th century, Olsztyn was under the control and influence of the Teutonic Order until 1454, when it was incorporated into the Polish Crown. For centuries the city was an important centre of trade, crafts, science and administration in the Warmia region linking Warsaw with Königsberg
the later Duchy of Holstein (1474–1866), and was the northernmost territory of the Holy Roman Empire. The history of Holstein is closely intertwined with the history of the Danish Duchy of Schleswig (Danish: Slesvig). The capital of Holstein is Kiel. Holstein's name comes from the Holcetae, a Saxon tribe mentioned by Adam of Bremen as living on the north bank of the Elbe, to the west of Hamburg. The name means "dwellers in the wood" (Northern Low Saxon: Hol(t)saten; German: Holzsassen).
Ordo Bucintoro – ThuleTempel Around the year 1510, Emmerich d'Attile and Marchesa Antonia Contenta, in conjunction with German and Venetian merchants, founded the Ordo Bucintoro (which at that time was nicknamed "causa nostra"). The name went back to a legendary Prachtbarke, which was named after the Bucintoro Festival of Venetian sailors. The Bucentaur, Italian bucintoro (golden bark),
Wismar – Hafenstadt-Hansestadt Hafenstadt, Hansestadt, Weltkulturerbe – die Altstadt von Wismar besitzt ihre eigenen Schönheiten, umgeben von romantischen Gassen und mittelalterlichen Giebelhäusern. Eine Städtereise entführt sie in die Welt der Hanse, deren Einfluss in der norddeutschen Altstadt kaum zu übersehen ist.
Lausanne - The Romans built a military camp, which they called Lousanna, at the site of a Celtic settlement, near the lake where Vidy and Ouchy are situated; on the hill above was a fort called Lausodunon or Lousodunon (The "-y" suffix is common to many place names of Roman origin in the region (e.g.) Prilly, Pully, Lutry, etc.). By the 2nd century AD, it was known as vikanor[um] Lousonnensium and in 280 as lacu Lausonio. By 400, it was civitas Lausanna, and in 990 it was mentioned as Losanna
The Boii (Latin plural, singular Boius; Ancient Greek: Βόιοι) were a Gallic tribe of the later Iron Age, attested at various times in Cisalpine Gaul (northern Italy), Pannonia (Hungary), parts of Bavaria, in and around Bohemia (after whom the region is named in most languages; comprising the bulk of the Czech Republic), parts of Poland, and Gallia Narbonensis. In addition the archaeological evidence indicates that in the 2nd century BC Celts expanded from Bohemia through the Kłodzko Valley into