Karl Rapp

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Birthday
24, 1882
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 26, 1962 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1882
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 26, 1962 (79)

About

Founder of Rapp Motorenwerke GmbH, which would later turn into iconic car company BMW after his death.

Before Fame

He worked for the car company Daimler-Benz before founding Rapp Motorenwerke GmbH.

Trivia

He ran an observatory in Switzerland that was dedicated to solar research.

Family Life

He was close friends with Julius Auspitzer with whom he started the Rapp Motorenwerke GmbH company.

Associated With

He and Ferdinand Porsche both contributed greatly to the look of automobiles.