hecker monument

Monument in Honour of Friedrich Franz Karl Hecker

Friedrich Franz kalr Hecker was a German lawyer, politician and revolutionary, who, after the 1848 revolution in Germany, was forced to flee to America, where he later served as a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War. In Cincinnati, Hecker founded the first U.S. Turner Society, a social organization promoting gymnastics and education.

Hi, what's your take on this? Let me know. - Hallo, und was meinst Du? Schreib' doch mal.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s