Mäurer & Wirtz Cologne & Men's Fragrance

Mäurer & Wirtz was founded in 1845 by Michael Mäurer and stepson Andreas Wirtz. Their first business venture was in Aachen, Germany, where they produced soaps and detergents. The Mäurer & Wirtz has expanded since the 19th century and they are now manufacturing detergents, soap products, perfumes and cosmetics. Between the three business divisions Beauty, Prestige and 4711 is 4711 by far the most popular. 4711 is a token fragrance from the last couple of centuries with its citrus, aromatic notes.

After all these years the business is still partly family owned which is quite a feat. In 2014 the 4711 fragrances celebrated its 222nd birthday and only a couple of years before the 4711 Acqua Colonia (2009) unisex collection was launched with over 10 different ingredient combinations in its range. Legend has it that the original nose behind 4711 Wilhelm Mülhens was gifted a bottle of miracle water as a wedding gift. This water was gifted to him by a Carthusian monk and would later become the 4711 Cologne as we know it. 4711's flag ship store, situated on Glockenglasse, is a popular tourist attraction for the fragrance enthusiast. The aromatic men's fragrance contains citrusy accents of orange oil and lemon.
Another steady favourite, and perhaps the reason why they are so popular still, is the original Tabac fragrance that hit the markets in 1955. In fact, it is so popular that the fragrance itself has its own Wikipedia page. They have now expanded the Tabac range to include Eau de Toilette's, Eau de Cologne's, shaving soap, aftershave and deodorant.

With now over 170 years of experience in their branch and stores in 140 Mäurer & Wirtz has come a long way, but is nowhere near its end. It continues to grow by acquiring different brands such as Strellson, Baldessarini and many more to come.

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Mäurer & Wirtz Timeline

1795
2018
2017
2017
4711 ACQUA COLONIA WHITE PEACH & CORIANDER

4711 Acqua Colonia White Peach & Coriander by Mäurer & Wirtz is...

2015
2015
4711 Acqua Colonia Lime & Nutmeg
4711 ACQUA COLONIA LIME & NUTMEG

4711 Acqua Colonia Lime & Nutmeg by Mäurer & Wirtz is a...

Tabac Gentle Men's Care
TABAC GENTLE MEN'S CARE

Tabac Gentle Men's Care by Mäurer & Wirtz is a woody, spicy...

2014
2014
4711 Acqua Colonia Pink Pepper & Grapefruit
4711 ACQUA COLONIA PINK PEPPER & GRAPEFRUIT

4711 Acqua Colonia Pink Pepper & Grapefruit by Mäurer & Wirtz is...

2013
2013
4711 Acqua Colonia Mandarine & Cardamom
4711 ACQUA COLONIA MANDARINE & CARDAMOM

4711 Acqua Colonia Mandarine & Cardamom by Mäurer & Wirtz is a...

2012
2012
4711 Acqua Colonia Blood Orange & Basil
4711 ACQUA COLONIA BLOOD ORANGE & BASIL

4711 Acqua Colonia Blood Orange & Basil by Mäurer & Wirtz is a...

2011
2011
4711 Acqua Colonia Lemon & Ginger
4711 ACQUA COLONIA LEMON & GINGER

4711 Acqua Colonia Lemon & Ginger by Mäurer & Wirtz is an...

4711 Nouveau
4711 NOUVEAU

4711 Nouveau Cologne by Mäurer & Wirtz is a floral and fruity...

2009
2009
4711 ACQUA COLONIA LAVENDER & THYME

4711 Acqua Colonia Lavender & Thyme by Mäurer & Witz is aromatic...

2000
2000
Tabac Man
TABAC MAN

Tabac Man is a modern scent with top notes of orange, bergamot,...

1958
1958
Tabac Original
TABAC ORIGINAL

Tabac Original by Mäurer & Wirtz. This is a fresh, floral, woody...

1796
1796
4711
4711

4711 Original Eau de Cologne by Mäurer & Wirtz is a citrus...

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