Gabelsberger, Franz Xaver

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Gabelsberger, Franz Xaver Gender: M
born on 9 February 1789 at 13:30 (= 1:30 PM )
Place Munich, Germany, 48n08, 11e34
Timezone LMT m11e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°18' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°56 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 10°02'

Franz Xaver Gabelsberger


German inventor of a shorthand writing system, named Gabelsberger shorthand after him.

Gabelsberger, employed as typist by the Bavarian government, started to develop a new shorthand system at age of 28. His system was first fully described in the textbook Anleitung zur deutschen Redezeichenkunst oder Stenographie (1834) and became rapidly used.

He died 4 January 1849, Munich.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Business : Clerk/ Typist
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator