Messe Friedrichshafen - bicycle manufacturing
Bicycle manufacturers in Germany
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Adult Language Learners
Ten Inventions You Didn’t Know Came From Germany
Germany has always been home to innovation. You probably know that both the printing press (Johannes Gutenberg, 1436) and Kindergarten (Friedrich Fröbel, 1830s) were invented here or could guess that it was the originating country for the Fahrenheit system of temperature measurement (Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, 1724) and the Bratwurst (first documented 1313). But did you know that these ten ideas came out of Germany as well?