Classic German Font

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German Font Types

  • “German script is for foreign-based Germans an indispensable defence against the threat of becoming less German”. This is a notice from the Nazi times, that clearly points out that the Gothic, Black-Face lettering which was used all over Germany.
  • We have 13 free 1930s, old german fonts to offer for direct downloading 1001 Fonts is your favorite site for free fonts since 2001.

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Old German Font Types

The Old German script includes various fonts. These developed from the early Middle Ages to modern times. I would like to show you some typical old German print and writing scripts here.

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The Sütterlin script and the Sütterlin alphabet

German Font Styles

Classic German Font

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The last example in the list above shows the Sütterlin script. It was developed by Ludwig Sütterlin in 1911 and taught at school as a German script until 1941. Even today many great-grandparents and grandparents can still read this script. Below you see the Sütterlin alphabet: