Edouard Michelin

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Birthday
23, 1859
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 25, 1940 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1859
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 25, 1940 (81)

About

Founder of the Michelin rubber company, with brother Andre.

Before Fame

He and his brother took over the family business to keep it from failing.

Trivia

Artistry was my first passion, until my brother persuaded me to close up my studio and join him.

Family Life

His grandfather got the family business started, setting up a rubber business in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Associated With

Charles Goodyear was the American version of me, a rubber magnate who went into making tires.