Top 10 German Inventions Have Proven the Test of Time

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People of the German nation are a hard working industrial group of people. In Europe it is said, “Germans live to work, while others work to live”. Because of the strident German work ethic and the organized nature of the Germanic people, many inventions have been born from the mind of a German inventor. Some have had a profound effect on the people of the world. Here are ten important German inventions.

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