Named after the Swiss-German physicist Johann Heinrich Lambert, the foot-lambert is a unit measuring luminance of light. However, it is rarely used by electrical or lighting engineers.
Joseph Coulombe founded the grocery store chain Trader Joe’s in the year 1967. Before his retirement he sold it to a German entrepreneur who owned half of Audi which operates separately from his brother’s Aldi stores. Trader Joe’s and Aldi in the United States are separate entities.
The Siege of Leningrad was a blockade/battle by Nazi Germany that lasted almost 900 days and took the lives of over 2 million Russians.
The cells that secrete insulin are called the Islets of Langerhans. They are named after its discoverer, the German scientist Paul Langerhans.
The USS Cyclops was a American naval ship lost within the Bermuda Triangle. Officials blamed Germany as it went missing during wartime during World War I, but Germany insisted that they did not sink the ship.