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Bennigsen (disambiguation)

Bennigsen is a settlement, part of the town of Springe in Lower Saxony, Germany.

The name Bennigsen may refer to:


  • Alexander Levin von Bennigsen (1809–1893), German politician
  • Alexandre Bennigsen (1913–1988), scholar of Islam in the Soviet Union
  • August von Bennigsen (1765–1815), Hanoverian officer
  • Avenir Bennigsen (1912–??), Soviet intelligence officer
  • Karl von Bennigsen (1789–1869), Hanoverian major general
  • Levin August von Bennigsen (1745–1826), Russian general
  • Rudolf von Bennigsen (1824–1902), German politician
  • Rudolf von Bennigsen (governor) (1859–1912), German colonial politician


  • Bennigsen Beavers, German baseball and softball team based in Bennigsen

Bennigsen is a village near Springe in the district of Hanover in Lower Saxony, Germany. Since 1974 it has been administered by the municipality of Springe.

The Hanover–Altenbeken railway runs through the village with the local railstation being served by the S5 line of the Hanover S-Bahn network. Former Premier Baseball League team Bennigsen Beavers is based there. Famous people of Bennigsen include 19th century national liberal politician Rudolf von Bennigsen, a member of the eponymous noble family. In 2016, Voice of Germany winner Jamie-Lee Kriewitz from Bennigsen was selected to represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest.