Adolphus Busch

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Birthday
10, 1839
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 10, 1913 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1839
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 10, 1913 (74)

About

German businessman who co-founded the Anheuser Busch company and launched the popular beers Budweiser, Corona, Stella Artois, and Hoegaarden.

Before Fame

His family worked in wineries and brewing and he grew up around that industry and opened his own brewing supply store before going into business with Eberhard Anheuser.

Trivia

Although his company is famous for Budweiser, he did not speak highly of the beer, and preferred to drink wine.

Family Life

He married Lilly Eberhard Anheuser, whose father he later went into business with, and the pair had thirteen children.

Associated With

His grandson, Gussie Busch, was the first to use the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales in their advertisements.