Timeline

77/78
A Roman field camp is set up

1065
First documentary mention of ”Gunceburch”

1301
Günzburg comes into Habsburg possession

1418
The city is granted High Jurisdiction

1577-80
Construction of Castle and Court Church

1609
Günzburg becomes the residence of Margrave Karl

1735
176 houses are destroyed in the Great Fire

1736-41
Frauenkirche (Our Lady’s Church) is built by Dominikus Zimmermann

1740-80
Günzburg`s flourishing period under the reign of Empress Maria Theresia of Austria and Hungary

1764
An Imperial Mint is established

1780
Günzburg becomes a garnison

1805
Emperor Napoleon takes possesion of Günzburg

1806
The city becomes part of the Bavarian Kingdom

1853
The year of the first railway

1872
Günzburg receives County Administration status

1945
Heavy damages by bombing shortly before the end of the war

1972
The city is promoted to “Große Kreisstadt”

1978
Several neighboring communities are integrated into the city