4711

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Eau de Cologne

4711 is a traditional German Eau de Cologne.

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Germany, during the Middle Ages it was common for houses to have a name instead of a number. In 1794, French troops occupied the city of Cologne and assigned a unique number to each house of the city.

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The house at the Glockengasse that would later become the headquarters of the now famous perfume company was assigned number 4711.
The 4711 House is now Glockengasse no. 4.

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