200th Birthday of Carl Zeiss

September 11, 2016 marked the 200th birthday of Carl Zeiss.

Weimar Germany, Carl Zeiss Home, Ice Cream ShopCarl Zeiss was born on September 11, 1816 in Weimar, Germany.

Carl Zeiss, September 11 2016, 200th Birthday, Company FounderToday many people equate the name Zeiss with quality and think of camera lenses or binoculars. Today the Zeiss company is also involved in several other areas of business including measuring technology, lithography and precision medical equipment. As many of you who read my blog know, I am a Zeissian and work for Carl Zeiss Meditec.

Carl Zeiss, September 11 2016, 200th Birthday, Company FounderToday is a great day for our company as we celebrate the 200th birthday of our founder. I wish that I could have been in Jena, Germany today to see the celebrations that were held there.

Carl Zeiss, First Workshop, Old Photograph, Wall ArtCarl Zeiss has made a big impact on Jena since he founded his workshop there in 1846.

Jena is home to a major university that has benefited from many collaborations over the years with the Zeiss company.

Carl Zeiss - Gravestone Image - Friedenskirche Jena, Germany - Carl ZeissI have really enjoyed this year as many details about the life of Carl Zeiss and the early years of our company have been released in books, websites and press releases. Since I really like history it has been a great year of learning.

There is also an official YouTube video about the 200th Birthday of Carl Zeiss.

Happy Birthday Mr. Zeiss!


See Also: September 11 Birthday


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