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First German Cities in History to Reach 100,000 People

Can you name the German cities that had reached a population of 100,000 by the year 1900?
According to 4000 Years of Urban Growth by Tertius Chandler and this Wikipedia article.
Some of these cities no longer exist or have since dropped under 100,000 inhabitants.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
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Year
State
City
1745
Berlin
Berlin
1780
Hamburg
Hamburg
1850
Bavaria
Munich
1852
North Rhine-Westphalia
Cologne
1852
Saxony
Dresden
1871
Saxony
Leipzig
1874
Baden-Württemberg
Stuttgart
1875
Bremen
Bremen
1875
Hesse
Frankfurt am Main
1875
Lower Saxony
Hanover
1881
Bavaria
Nuremberg
1882
North Rhine-Westphalia
Düsseldorf
1882
Saxony-Anhalt
Magdeburg
1883
Saxony
Chemnitz
1884
Hamburg
Altona
1884
North Rhine-Westphalia
Barmen
1884
North Rhine-Westphalia
Elberfeld
1888
North Rhine-Westphalia
Aachen
1888
North Rhine-Westphalia
Krefeld
Year
State
City
1890
Lower Saxony
Braunschweig
1890
Saxony-Anhalt
Halle
1893
Berlin
Charlottenburg
1894
North Rhine-Westphalia
Dortmund
1896
North Rhine-Westphalia
Essen
1897
Baden-Württemberg
Mannheim
1899
Hesse
Kassel
1900
Schleswig-Holstein
Kiel
1901
Baden-Württemberg
Karlsruhe
1902
Berlin
Rixdorf (Neukölln)
1903
North Rhine-Westphalia
Duisburg
1903
North Rhine-Westphalia
Gelsenkirchen
1904
North Rhine-Westphalia
Bochum
1904
Saxony
Plauen
1905
Berlin
Schöneberg
1905
Hesse
Wiesbaden
1906
Thuringia
Erfurt
1908
Rhineland-Palatinate
Mainz
Year
State
City
1908
North Rhine-Westphalia
Mülheim an der Ruhr
1909
Bavaria
Augsburg
1909
Saarland
Saarbrücken
1909
Berlin
Wilmersdorf
1910
North Rhine-Westphalia
Hamborn
1912
Berlin
Lichtenberg
1912
Schleswig-Holstein
Lübeck
1914
North Rhine-Westphalia
Oberhausen
1914
Berlin
Spandau
1915
North Rhine-Westphalia
Münster
1921
Rhineland-Palatinate
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
1921
North Rhine-Westphalia
Mönchengladbach
1925
North Rhine-Westphalia
Buer
1927
Hamburg
Harburg-Wilhelmsburg
1928
North Rhine-Westphalia
Hagen
1929
North Rhine-Westphalia
Remscheid
1929
North Rhine-Westphalia
Solingen
1930
North Rhine-Westphalia
Bielefeld
3 Comments
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Level 72
Nov 22, 2023
You should do one for Canada!
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Level 57
Nov 24, 2023
It would be interesting doing this about Italy, because of the great cities of ancient Rome and the Middle Ages
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Level 67
Jan 4, 2024
You will be good at this if you live in Berlin, as half of the cities then are just districts of Berlin today