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MÜHLBERG, 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. Mühlberg 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 Mühlberg (Gotha, 1879); and Bertram, Chronik der Stadt Mühlberg (Torgau, 1864).