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

Invention of the Leyden Jar

German Ewald Georg von Kleist, invented an electricity storage device called the Leyden jar (Leiden), in 1745. Continue reading

Duke of Saxony Opened Public Schools

Maurice, Duke of Saxony, opened three public schools on his lands in 1543. Continue reading

Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading

Philipp Melanchthon Introduced Grade Schools

Philipp Melanchthon, a religious and educational reformer introduced grade level schools in the 1520s, Continue reading

King Offa of Mercia

King Offa of Mercia called himself the Rex Anglorum (“King of the English”) during his reign of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom Continue reading

First National Geographic Issue with Holographic Cover

The National Geographic magazine published a hologram on the March 1984 edition cover Continue reading