Example sentences for: johann

How can you use “johann” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung led its front page Thursday with an exclusive revelation that a raiding party of East German academics had secretly opened the coffin of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 30 years ago.

  • … A "Most Important People of the Millennium" section exalts the greatest historical figures of each century, including: 13 th -century Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan, 15 th -century printing press innovator Johann Gutenberg, 16 th -century Queen Elizabeth I of England, and Thomas Edison.

  • He starts with a bit of name-dropping, one of the minor sins of academic reviewers, to show his familiarity with the great names of 19th-century German philosophy, and continues with, “Johann Bachofen, colleague of Friedrich Nietzsche and Jacob Burckhardt at Zürich University.

  • That's why This Week panelist Linda Douglass picked Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press, as the man of the millennium: "The written word … enables us to preserve our laws."

  • Note, too, Johann Hummel’s curious study in perspective, a painting of the granite bowl which can still be seen in Berlin’s Lustgarten, in front of the Altes Museum.


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