03 Mar LAUNCH OF THE LEICA MP
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M film series / MP. MP meant «M Professional»; the camera was intended for photojournalists.
After the death of Ernst Leitz II, his sons Ernst Leitz III, Ludwig Leitz and Günther Leitz (who had been in the company since 1930) took over the management of the company, employing about 6,000 people.