Johann Maria Farina and Eau de Cologne

Johann Maria Farina and Eau de Cologne (HM2FGE)

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N 50° 56.262', W 6° 57.486'

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Im Jahre 1709 wurde die älteste
bestehende Kölnischewasserfabrik
gegründet. Hier an dieser Stelle
dem Jülichs-Platz stellte schon
Johann Maria

sein 'Aqua Mirabilis' her. Das als
Eau de Cologne
in aller Welt berühmt wurde. Noch
heute wird von den Nachkommen der
Gründerfamilie nach alten, geheimen
Vorschriften echt Kölnisch Wasser

(English translation:)

In 1709 the oldest the existing cologne factory was founded here at this site, "Opposite Jülich's Square", by Johann Maria Farina (1685-1766), producing an 'Aqua Mirabilis' that became famous all over the world as "Eau de Cologne", which is still manufactured today by Farina's descendants according to the old secret formulation.
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Date Added Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 643464 N 5644882
Decimal Degrees50.93770000, -6.95810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 50° 56.262', W 6° 57.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds50° 56' 15.72" N, 6° 57' 29.16" W
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