Exhibition about Kaspar Hauser in Nuremberg
The legend about the "foundling of Nuremberg" draws on the birthday of the allegedly exchanged heir to the throne of Baden, Alexander (29 September - 16 October 1812), for Kaspar Hauser. The true heir to the throne shall have been exchanged for a dying baby to enable other members of the dynasty the succession to the throne. There is the rumour that Kaspar Hauser is the hereditary prince born in 1812. The city library of Nuremberg opens the exhibition "Kaspar Hauser - anniversary of a legend" on the occasion of the 150th retrun of this day and offers scientific material on this case for discussion. The presented documents referring to the story of the "Hauser case" contain around 200 exhibits with pictures of persons and houses around Kaspar Hauser and shall investigate the case of a young man who also died in mysterious circumstances. The picture shows one of the exhibits on which Kaspar Hauser (left) enters the free city Nuremberg for the first time (archive photograph, 24 August 1962). | usage worldwide (Photo by Karl Schnörrer/picture alliance via Getty Images)
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August 24, 1962
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