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Benz, Carl (1844 - 1929)

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German engineer and automobile pioneer
variant spelling:
Benz, Carl; Friedrich; Benz, Karl Friedrich; Benz, Karl
Curriculum vitae  
* 25.11.1844 Karlsruhe Born at 25 November in Karlsruhe
1861 - 1864 Karlsruhe Study at the Polytechnic Karlsruhe
1871 Mannheim Benz founded a mechanical workshop in Mannheim
1883 Mannheim Formation of the "Benz & Cie., Rheinische Gasmotorenfabrik" in Mannheim
1885 - 1886 Mannheim "Benz tricycle" as a first useful automobile with a petrol engine and first public tour in Mannheim
1891 - 1892 Introduction of the Ackermann steering
1926 Formation of the "Daimler-Benz AG"
† 04.04.1929 Ladenburg Died at 04 April in Ladenburg
Industrialisation, ca. 1850-1920
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Author: Benz, Carl
Published: 1996
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