Kaiserswerth eventually became a suburb of Düsseldorf in 1929.
In 1186, Düsseldorf came under the rule of the Counts of Berg.
In 1920, Düsseldorf became the centre of the General Strike.
On 15 April 1920, 45 delegates of the German Miners Union were murdered by the Freikorps.
Johann Devaranne, a leader of Solingen's resistance to Napoleon's conscription decrees, was executed here in 1813.
After Napoleon's defeat, the whole Rhineland including Berg was given to the Kingdom of Prussia in 1815.
The first written mention of Düsseldorf (then called Dusseldorp in the local Low Rhenish dialect) dates back to 1135.
There are variations of the origin represents the story and every year the Düsseldorfers celebrate by having a cartwheeling contest.
Mode-Experten raten zum Strohhut oder zum Eimermodell.
Und der Branche geht es so gut wie lange nicht mehr.
Before this, a bloody struggle for power had taken place between the Archbishop of Cologne and the count of Berg, culminating in the Battle of Worringen.
The Archbishop of Cologne's forces were wiped out by the forces of the count of Berg who were supported by citizens and farmers of Cologne and Düsseldorf, paving the way for Düsseldorf's elevation to city status, which is commemorated today by a monument on the Burgplatz.