Mainz panorama2
Mainz is a city in Germany, the capitol of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was founded as a Roman stronghold by Nero Claudius Drusus in 13 BC. It was also the manufacturing location of the first printed books, by Johannes Gutenberg, in the 1450's.

People Born in Mainz

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Mainz in People's Lives

Magnus Carlsen: I traveled here in 2008 to compete in the Mainz World Rapid Chess Championship. I placed second.

Viktoria Tolstoy: I performed a concert here in 2012.

William Penn: I visited this city in 1678, while on a missionary voyage with a group of fellow Quakers.

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