There, Eintracht Braunschweig re-established itself quickly, finishing the —12 season comfortably mid-table. The —13 season should prove even more successful: On the 31st matchday, the club secured its return to the Bundesliga after 28 years in the second and third divisions with a 1—0 away win over FC Ingolstadt The team finished the —14 Bundesliga season in 18th place and was therefore relegated again after one season in the top-flight.
Eintracht Braunschweig had spent most of the season on a relegation spot, but had a chance to stay in the league until the very last matchday.
However, the club was officially relegated on 10 May after a 1—3 loss at Hoffenheim. Eintracht came close to a return to the Bundesliga in — Bundesliga and qualified for the promotion play-off to the Bundesliga, but lost 0—2 on aggregate to VfL Wolfsburg to remain in the 2.
On May 13, , Eintracht Braunschweig were relegated to the 3. Liga after a loss to Holstein Kiel. Traditionally, Eintracht Braunschweig plays its home games in the colours blue and yellow.
Those colours are derived from the flag of the Duchy of Brunswick. This symbol is derived from the coat of arms of the city of Braunschweig , which in turn is based on the insignia of Henry the Lion.
The club badge went through various different versions during its history, most of the time however it consisted of a circular badge in blue and yellow, with a red lion on a white shield in the center of the circle.
In March , the club then presented the new version of the crest, which was adopted as the official logo at the start of the —13 season.
Eintracht Braunschweig plays at the Eintracht-Stadion in Braunschweig, built in Currently the stadium has a capacity of ca. Eintracht Braunschweig has a strong rivalry with Hannover 96 ,     while friendly fan relations exist with 1.
Between and , the club then alternated between the second and third level of the German league pyramid, before returning to the top flight for the first time in 28 years at the end of the —13 season.
Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
However, players who did not receive any of their caps while playing for Eintracht Braunschweig are only included if they made at least ten appearances for the club.
The list includes former presidents and chairmen of Eintracht Braunschweig who have their own Wikipedia article. As a multi-sports club, Eintracht Braunschweig also has departments for athletics , basketball , chess , darts , field hockey , gymnastics , team handball , swimming and water polo , tennis and winter sports.
The list includes current or former players of Eintracht Braunschweig who have won medals at major international tournaments, e.
Liga , in — In the ice hockey section became independent as Eintracht Braunschweig Eissport e. Fairplay Is Over German: Fairplay war gestern tells the story of a group of Eintracht Braunschweig hooligans.
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List of Eintracht Braunschweig seasons. List of Eintracht Braunschweig players. Retrieved 18 June Die Chronik in German.
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In , the city was captured by the French during the Napoleonic Wars and became part of the short-lived Napoleonic Kingdom of Westphalia in The exiled duke Frederick William raised a volunteer corps, the Black Brunswickers , who fought the French in several battles.
After the Congress of Vienna in , Braunschweig was made capital of the reestablished independent Duchy of Brunswick , later a constituent state of the German Empire from His absolutist governing style had previously alienated the nobility and bourgeoisie , while the lower classes were disaffected by the bad economic situation.
During the night of 7—8 September , the ducal palace in Braunschweig was stormed by an angry mob, set on fire, and destroyed completely. During the 19th century, industrialisation caused a rapid growth of population in the city, eventually causing Braunschweig to be for the first time significantly enlarged beyond its medieval fortifications and the River Oker.
On 17—18 October , , SA stormtroopers marched through the city, street fights between Nazis, socialists and communists left several dead or injured.
In , a subcamp of the concentration camp Neuengamme was established in Braunschweig. Hundreds of prisoners, mostly Jews, lived in brutal conditions and hundreds died from hunger, disease, and overwork.
Small sections of the city survived Allied bombing, so remain to represent its distinctive architecture.
Politically, after the war, the Free State of Brunswick was dissolved by the Allied occupying authorities , Braunschweig ceased to be a capital, and most of its lands were incorporated in the newly formed state of Lower Saxony.
The city lost its historically strong economic ties to what was then East Germany ; for decades, economic growth remained below and unemployment stayed above the West German average.
On 28 February , as part of a district reform in Lower Saxony, the rural district of Braunschweig , which had surrounded the city, was disestablished.
The major part of the former district was incorporated into the city of Braunschweig, increasing its population by roughly 52, people.
In the s, efforts increased to reconstruct historic buildings that had been destroyed in the air raid. As of [update] , the population of Braunschweig was , In , 91, people or Braunschweig is made up of 19 boroughs German: Stadtbezirke ,  which themselves may consist of several quarters German: The 19 boroughs, with their official numbers, are:.
The council of the city is made up of the fractions of the different parties 54 seats and the lord mayor, who is elected directly, with one seat.
Braunschweig is twinned with: City roads are generally wide, built after World War II to support the anticipated use of the automobile. There are several car parks in the city.
Many residents travel around town by bicycle using an extensive system of bicycle-only lanes. The main train station includes a bicycle parking area.
The city is on the main rail line between Frankfurt and Berlin. First opened in , it has been modernized, including a 3. The municipally owned Braunschweiger Verkehrs-AG currently operates five tram lines and several bus lines.
The tram lines are: Many other geographical locations around the world are named Brunswick, after the historical English name of Braunschweig.
Ironically, the city of Braunschweig was not ruled by the Hanoverians while its name was being given to other Brunswicks around the world. The Hanover line, being the last surviving line of the family, subsequently held the throne of the Duchy of Brunswick from November until November Braunschweig has been an important industrial area.
Stadt der Wissenschaft Braunschweig University of Technology German: With approximately 18, students, Braunschweig University of Technology is the third largest university in Lower Saxony.
Also located in Braunschweig is the Martino-Katharineum German Wikipedia , a secondary school founded in In , the German weekly business news magazine Wirtschaftswoche ranked Braunschweig as one of the most dynamic economic spaces in all of Germany.
Braunschweig was one of the centres of the industrialization in Northern Germany. The fashion label NewYorker , the publishing house Westermann Verlag , Nordzucker , Volkswagen Financial Services and Volkswagen Bank have their headquarters in the city as well as the Volkswagen utility vehicle holding.
Also two major optical companies were headquartered in Braunschweig: During the s and early s the computer companies Atari and Commodore International both had branches for development and production within the city.
Braunschweig is the home of two piano companies, both known worldwide for the high quality of their instruments: Both companies were founded in the 19th century.
Additionally Sandberg Guitars is based in Braunschweig. Braunschweig is famous for Till Eulenspiegel , a medieval jester who played many practical jokes on its citizens.
It also had many breweries, and still a very peculiar kind of beer is made called Mumme , first quoted in , a malt-extract that was shipped all over the world.
Braunschweiger Mettwurst , a soft, spreadable smoked pork sausage, is named after the city. Other traditional local dishes include white asparagus , Braunschweiger Lebkuchen , Braunkohl a variant of kale served with Bregenwurst , and Uhlen un Apen Low German for " Owls and Guenons ", a pastry.
Schoduvel , a medieval Northern German form of carnival was celebrated in Braunschweig as early as the 13th century.
An annual Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas market is held in late November and December on the Burgplatz in the centre of Braunschweig.
In the market had , visitors. The State Museum of Brunswick Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum , founded in , houses a permanent collection documenting the history of the Brunswick area ranging from its early history to the present.
The State Natural History Museum is a zoology museum founded in Frequent exhibitions of contemporary art are also held by the Art Society of Braunschweig German: Kunstverein Braunschweig , housed in the Villa Salve Hospes , a classicist villa built between and The Braunschweig Classix Festival was an annual classical music festival.
It is the largest promoter of classical music in the region and one of the most prominent music festivals in Lower Saxony.
From to , and again since , the annual finals of the international breakdance competition Battle of the Year have been held at the Volkswagen Halle in Braunschweig.
Braunschweiger TSC is among the leading competitive formation dance teams in the world and has won multiple World and European championship titles.
Founded in , Eintracht Braunschweig can look back on a long and chequered history. Eintracht Braunschweig won the German football championship in , and currently plays in the 3.
Bundesliga , the third tier of German football, and attracts a large number of supporters. Braunschweig was also arguably the city in which the first ever game of football in Germany took place.
The game had been brought to Germany by the local school teacher Konrad Koch , also the first to write down a German version of the rules of football , [nb 1] who organized the first match between pupils from his school Martino-Katharineum in In the past, the club also had first or second tier teams in the sports of ice hockey , field handball , and water polo.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the German city. For other uses, see Braunschweig disambiguation and Brunswick disambiguation.
Place in Lower Saxony, Germany. Altstadtmarkt , with Old Town town hall left and Stechinelli-Haus. List of twin towns and sister cities in Germany.
List of people from Braunschweig. Hermann Blumenau — , founder of Blumenau , Brazil.