Or do you know the owner of BMW?

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Everyone knows Elon Musk, the owner of the car manufacturer Tesla. But do you know the owner of BMW? Other successful American entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, or Mark Zuckerberg are also world-famous. The super-rich like the Rockefellers or Vanderbilts are also well known.

Most billionaires live in the…

My experiences, my fails and my wins

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The start

I started my career on Medium at the end of August last year. However, I published my first article without making it eligible for the Partner Program. My first mistake. And of course, at that time I was not yet an author of a publication. …

Founded by the Roman Emperor Augustus

Porta Nigra (Black Gate), www.wikipedia.org

I was born in 1965 in Trier, a city located in the west of Germany not far from the border with Luxembourg as well as Belgium and France. The city lies on the Moselle River and currently has about 111,000 inhabitants. Trier is known for its Roman past, Moselle wine…

Using the example of my most successful article on Google, which has something to do with German beer

The discovery

A few days ago I took a look at the statistics of my articles after a long time. One article stood out, which found readers over the whole time. All other articles of mine are usually seen in the days or weeks after publication and then only sporadically.

But this…

A résumé based on the fans and the revenue of my articles

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Starting point

After I signed up for Medium last August and published my first article on August 30th and three more articles in September, I thought it would be a good idea to take stock after the first month. All too quickly, over time, the memory of the beginning is lost. …

From AT&T to Paramount to Xerox

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What are historical shares?

Historical shares are devalued shares that no longer contain shareholder rights. They are registered shares, which are characterized by the fact that the shareholder is listed on the share as the owner of the share. If this shareholder sells his share, then this share is withdrawn and cancelled. …

A little guide to the biggest volksfest in the world

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Origin of the Oktoberfest

In 1810 Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria married Princess Therese. Numerous celebrations and events were held in Munich to mark the occasion. One of these events was a horse race, which is the origin of today’s Oktoberfest. This event took place outside the city limits of Munich at that time…

The preliminary result of my investments when the pandemic started

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One year ago

A year ago, when people realized that the Coronavirus thing was a global disaster, stock prices around the world dropped.
Mankind has not experienced such a pandemic in the recent past, and no one knew where it might lead.

But it quickly became clear that this worldwide catastrophe would also…

The story of how I became a writer at Medium

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The beginning of the journey

It was about two years ago that I became increasingly bored with regular television programming. That’s when you get home from work, maybe you went out for some sports after work, and you just want to relax. …

I would never have thought that possible

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A week ago, shocking pictures went around the world. Protesters stormed the Capitol in Washington D.C. The heart of the most important country in the Western world had indeed been attacked from within. Like many others, both in the United States and abroad, I was shocked. …

Klaus Wagner

Born in October 1965, Living in Germany, Business Graduate (Diplom-Kaufmann) working as court-appointed expert

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