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German individuals and products have made notable contributions to local and world culture, some playing an important role in former times.

Germany also has its famous stars, some of whom are well known internationally and globally popular. They include active politicians and leaders, models, designers and sports or religious personalities.

If there was a source for modern intriguing widgets and discoveries it surely stood in Germany. Many German inventors contributed to the nation’s fame as a cradle of inventions and technologies.

Everyday articles such as tea bags, toothpaste or coffee filters were created in Germany, spread across the world and became irreplaceable.

Original language movies are popular among expats in Düsseldorf. Films are frequently screened in English at a variety of cinemas in original with subtitles, known as OmU or Original mit Untertitel and without, portrayed as OV or Original Version