passed to the house of Lüneburg, which ruled it thenceforth. Ernest I was succeeded after his death in 1367 by his son Otto I of Göttingen (the Evil; German: der Quade ) (d. Other Muslims are of Arab origin or come from Pakistan, Iran and India. This made it smaller than contemporary Hanover, but larger than the neighbouring Welfish towns of Northeim, Duderstadt and Hann.
The Province of Hanover was eventually disestablished in 1946. Like other university towns, Göttingen has developed its own quaint traditions. In 1669 the number of councillors was reduced to 16, and later. Apart from this state church, there are several other Protestant churches in Göttingen, known as Freikirchen. In 2004, the first Shabbat could be celebrated in the new Jewish community centre. During the widespread British, Canadian and American air raids on Nazi Germany, Göttingen suffered comparatively little damage. It mietwohnung in offenbach am main was subsequently used as an Ottonian imperial palace, with 18 visits of kings and emperors documented between.