Hagen (city)

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HAGEN

State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
Urban District (Stadtkreis) : Hagen
Additions : 1876 Eilpe, Wehringhausen; 1929 Boele, Fley, Halden, Haspe, Herbeck, Holthausen, Vorhalle; 1975 Amt Ergste (partly), Berchum, Dahl, Garenfeld, Hohenlimburg

Wappen von Hagen (city)/Arms (crest) of Hagen (city)

Oficial blazon

Auf blauem Wappenschild einen gelben Eichenbaum

Origin/meaning

Hagen received city rights in 1746 from King Friedrich II of Prussia. At the same time the first seal is known, which shows a canting Hag (Hag or Wald, means forest). It was, however, also interpreted as a (natural) lily.

In the 19th century the city thus sometimes used arms with two lilies. On February 1, 1897 the present arms were granted, based on the oldest seal. Originally a mural crown was added to the arms, but this is no longer used.

Wappen von Hagen (city)

Wappen von Hagen (city)

The seals from around 1900
Wappen von Hagen (city)

Arms (crest) of Hagen (city)

The arms in the Abadie albums
Wappen von Hagen (city)

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

Literature: Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.



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