Johann Maria Farina

1685 - 1766

Johann Maria Farina

Giovanni Maria Farina (born 8 December 1685, Santa Maria Maggiore; Germanized name: Johann Maria Farina, Francized: Jean Marie Farina – 25 November 1766, Cologne) was an Italian-born perfumier from Germany who created the first Eau de Cologne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Maria Farina has received more than 64,223 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 86th most popular inventor.

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Among INVENTORS, Johann Maria Farina ranks 86 out of 323Before him are Cornelis Drebbel, Leo Fender, Richard Arkwright, Daniel Swarovski, William Webb Ellis, and Hans Lippershey. After him are Jacque Fresco, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Henri Coandă, André-Jacques Garnerin, Alphonse Bertillon, and Abraham-Louis Breguet.

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Among people born in 1685, Johann Maria Farina ranks 8Before him are George Frideric Handel, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, George Berkeley, Domenico Scarlatti, Brook Taylor, and Marie Adélaïde of Savoy. After him are Jean-Marc Nattier, Edward England, John Gay, Bartolomeu de Gusmão, William Kent, and Dominikus Zimmermann. Among people deceased in 1766, Johann Maria Farina ranks 5Before him are Stanisław Leszczyński, Frederick V of Denmark, Elisabeth Farnese, and James Francis Edward Stuart. After him are Leopold Joseph von Daun, Giuseppe Castiglione, Jean-Marc Nattier, Thomas Abbt, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Jean Astruc, and Dominikus Zimmermann.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Johann Maria Farina ranks 964 out of 3,282Before him are Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Charles III, Duke of Parma (1823), Prince Napoléon Bonaparte (1822), Pietro Locatelli (1695), Lorenzo Monaco (1370), and Sebastian Cabot (1484). After him are Concino Concini (1575), Lucius Accius (-170), Taddeo Gaddi (1290), Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), and Giuseppe Tornatore (1956).