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Moritzburg is a municipality in the district of Meissen in Saxony, Germany, between Meissen itself, an early centre of Saxony, and today's capital Dresden. It is most famous for its Baroque castle, Schloss Moritzburg.The village, which was originally known as Eisenburg, was first mentioned in 1294. It became a market in 1675. The Saxon state stud has been located here since 1828. In 1884 a narrow gauge railway, the Radebeul-Radeburg line, was built connecting the town to the district capital Radebeul and Radeburg. It was renamed Moritzburg, after the nearby castle, in 1934. The German painter Käthe Kollwitz lived at the invitation of Prince Ernst Heinrich von Wettin in the Rüdenhof in Moritzburg from 1944 until her death on 1945-04-22. In 1995 a small museum was opened in the Rüdenhof.Twin towns Cochem, Germany.PersonalitiesSons of the place Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen (1738-1822), artistic patronOther personalities associated with the place Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521-1553), Elector Augustus II the Strong (1670-1733), Elector of Saxony Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750-1827), first king of Saxony Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945), sculptress and graphic artist Prince Ernst Heinrich of Saxony (1896-1971), Wettiner Jan Vogler (born 1964), cellist and artistic director of the Moritzburg FestivalAdd Moritzburg and other destinations in Germany to your travel plans using our Germany trip itinerary site.
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