Four-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engine

German inventor Nikolaus Septust Otto developed a four-stroke internal-combustion engine in 1876. Continue reading

First Desalination Plant Built

British engineers at the War Office Revictualizing Station at the island of Helgoland, Germany built a desalination plant in 1855. Continue reading

Chemist Teaching Lab Opens in Germany

The University of Giessen, Germany founded a chemist teaching laboratory in 1827. Continue reading

Dictionary of Chemistry Was Published

William Nicholson, English chemist and inventor completed the Dictionary of Chemistry in 1795, Continue reading

Development of Rotary Internal Combustion Engine

German engineer Felix Wankel developed the rotary internal-combustion engine in 1954-56 while at the NSU Motorenwerke AG in Neckarsulm, Germany. Continue reading

Chemist Examines Crystallized Juice by Microscope

Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, chemist and Director of the chemical laboratory at the German Academy of Sciences, Berlin (1754- 1760). Continue reading

Germany Postal Service Delivers Private Mail

Germany started private mail postal service in 1550 Thurn und Taxi, a noble house. Continue reading

Philipp Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon (born Philipp Schwartzerdt; 16 February 1497 – 19 April 1560) was a German Lutheran reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems. He stands next to Luther and John Calvin as a reformer, theologian, and moulder of Protestantism. Continue reading

First Lutheran Churches

Martin Luther founded the first German Lutheran churches following the split from the Roman Catholic Church. Continue reading

Protestant Theological Doctrine Loci communes rerum theologicarum

Philipp Melanchthon published the Protestant theological doctrine, Loci communes rerum theologicarum in Germany in 1521. Continue reading