Christopher Saur

Died aged c. 65

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Bob Brophy on Wikimedia Commons

Christopher Saur (1693-1758). A pioneer printer in colonial America, Saur produced the nation's first European language Bible here in 1743. He printed the most widely read German newspaper & used his press to alert the public to German causes. He aided fellow German immigrants with his money and influence.

at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5300 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA, United States where they worked