Germany started private mail postal service in 1550 Thurn und Taxi, a noble house. Emperor Charles V authorized the government postal monopoly for the Holy Roman Empire to carry letters sent by individuals. The Thurn und Taxis service began carrying royal mail for Emperor Maximilian I from 1489 until 1867.
1550, 1489, 1867
Emperor Charles V
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