Johann Puch


Birthday June 27, 1862

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Slovenia

DEATH DATE Jul 19, 1914 (52)

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Inventor and mechanic who was very involved with early vehicle production in Europe.

Before Fame

He was formally trained to be a locksmith before establishing his company First Styrian Bicycle Company.


He founded the First Styrian Bicycle Company in 1889, which produced motorcycles and cars.

Family Life

He was born in Sakusak, Jursinci.

Associated With

He and Elisha Otis were both mechanics and inventors.