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MUHLBERG, a town of Germany, in Prussian Saxony, on the left bank of the Elbe, 8 m. below Riesa. Pop. (1905), 3380. It carries on a considerable trade by water in timber and corn. Miihlberg is famous for the victory gained here, on the 24th of April 1547, by the emperor Charles V. over the elector of Saxony, John Frederick.

See Lenz. Die Schlacht bei Miihlberg (Gotha, 1879) ; and Bertram, Chronik der Stadt Miihlberg (Torgau, 1864).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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