Airchbishop Anno II o Cologne foondit a Benedictinemonastery in 1064, kent as Michaelsberg Abbey, on top o the hill cried the Michaelsberg an aw. A settlement that arose frae that wis first mentioned as a ceety in 1182. Siegburg reached the hicht o its prosperity in the 15t an 16t century. It is famous for its pottery, especially for the Siegburg pitchers (Siegburger Krüge).
Siegburg haes been the coonty seat o the Rhein-Sieg-Kreis syne 1816.