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Baedeker, Karl

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Born: 1801 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Publishers

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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.

 

 

 


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