Inventions

List of Cool German Inventions and Discoveries.

 

This is a list of recognizable German inventions

  • Adidas and Puma – Dassler Brothers
  • Airbags – Walter Linderer (DaimlerChrysler AG)
  • Aspirin – Felix Hoffman and Arthur Eichengrün
  • Automobiles – Karl Benz
  • Motor Cycle and Truck – Gottlieb Daimler
  • Beer - Wilhelm IV and Ludwig X
  • Bicycle - Baron Karl von Drais
  • Book Printing - Johannes Gutenberg
  • Chip Card - Jürgen Dethloff and Helmut Göttrup
  • Christmas Tree – 1419 Bakers in Germany
  • Computer – Konrad Zuse
  • Conctact Lenses – Adolf Eugen Fick
  • Gummi Bear – Hans Riegel
  • Helicopter – Heinrich Focke
  • Jeans – Levi Strauss
  • Jet Engine – Hans von Ohain
  • Kindergarten – Friedrich Froebel
  • Motorcycle – Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach
  • MP3 – Karlheinz Brandenburg and many others
  • Record Player – Emil Berlinier
  • Refrigeration – Carl von Linde
  • Small Format Camera – Oskar Barnack
  • Trolley – Werner von Siemens
  • Tape Recorder – Fritz Pfleumer
  • Telephone – Phillip Reis (not practical enough)
  • Television – Baron Manfred von Ardenne
  • Thermos Flask – Reinhold Burger
  • Tooth Paste – Ottomar von Mayenburg
  • X-ray Technology – Wilhelm Konrad von Röntgen
  • Zeppelin – Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin