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Baedeker, Karl

Born: 1801 AD
Died: 1859 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Publishers

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.