1801 – Born on the 3rd of November in Essen, Prussia.
1827 – Started his publishing company in Koblenz.
1832 – The Baedeker’s company bought another Koblenz publisher (Friedrich Röhling).
1828 – Published a handbook for travelers by J. A. Klein, under the title Rheinreise von Mainz bis Köln.
1844 – He augmented this with star ratings for attractions.
1847 – Baedeker was famous for his very careful work, This year he visit Milan Cathedral.
1859 – Karl Baedeker died on 4th of October.