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1997: Jan Ullrich wins the Tour de France  
On July 27, 1997, the 23-year-old Jan Ullrich from Rostock was the first German to win the Tour de France. Ullrich, who was one of the Telekom team, was amateur road world champion in 1993 and came in second in the 1996 Tour de France.

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1940: Pina Bausch
1532: First penal code
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20.5.2022 How a Humboldt Foundation fellow joined China's military commission
Germany's Humboldt Research Fellowships are very popular with visiting Chinese scientists. Back in China, some of them go on to do research for the military, a DW investigation has found.
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German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch was born on this day in 1940. In which of the following cities is she ballet director?
  Essen
  Düsseldorf
  Wuppertal
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