Gottlieb Daimler

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Birthday
17, 1834
Birthplace
Schorndorf, Germany
DEATH DATE
Mar 6, 1900 (65)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
17, 1834
Birthplace
Schorndorf, Germany
DEATH DATE
Mar 6, 1900 (65)

About

Automotive engineer who was a co-founder of Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft in 1890, which would later become Daimler-Benz.

Before Fame

He worked as a foreman at a locomotive factory at the age of 22.

Trivia

He was also credited with inventing the world's first four-wheel automobile.

Family Life

He had two sons, Adolf Daimler and Paul Daimler, from his first marriage to Emma Kunz. His second wife's name was Lina Hartmann.

Associated With

His contributions to the automotive industry were as important as 20th-century figure Henry Ford.