Erfinder und Erfindungen in den deutschsprachigen Ländern

Foto: Auto, Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes (inventor Karl Benz, first gasoline-powered car in 1885) - here a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (C 197)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons - M 93

Foto: Kontakt-Linse

Contact lens, inventor Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick
Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Etan J. Tal

Foto: iPod, mp3 file-format

mp3 music file-format, co-inventor Karlheinz Brandenburg
Photo: / public domain, adapted by D Nutting

Foto: Schweizer Sackmesser

Victorinox Swiss Army knife (Mountaineer model).
Photo: Wikimedia Commons, by Jonas Bergsten, released into public domain

Foto: Zahnpasta

Putting toothpaste on a toothbrush. Ottomar von Mayenburg experimented in 1907 with tooth powder, mouthwash and ethereal oils and developed a toothpaste he named Chlorodont.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Thegreenj

Inventors and inventions in the German-speaking countries

Step into German - the Top 40 German inventions

List of German inventors and discoverers (Wikipedia)

Inventors from Germany - a Sampling of German Inventors and Inventions

Germany - Land of Ideas (includes film "Welcome to Germany")

10 genius ways German inventors improved our lives (

How did the label 'Made in Germany' become a sign of a high-quality product? Read the short article "125 years of 'Made in Germany'".

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Robert Bunsen - bunsen burner

Daniel Fahrenheit - mercury thermometer

Rudolf Diesel

Johannes Gutenberg - the printing press

Inventors of The Modern Computer - Konrad Zuse

Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Maximilian Bircher-Benner - modern muesli

Swiss Army knife

Alfred Büchi - turbochargers

Paul Eisler - the printed circuit board

Sigmund Freud - founder of psychoanalysis

Mercedes-Benz website

VW Beetle at Wikipedia

Quiz: Inventors and inventions from the German-speaking countries

Videos: 'Made in Germany' / German inventiveness

Products "Made in Germany" ranked No.1 in international survey

Computers, Cars, Planes: German Inventors | The Truth About Germany | Euromaxx

Compiled by D Nutting