Bertha Benz: The First Driver
She forged the road ahead, to pave it for us all. This is the story of Bertha Benz, The First Driver. Produced by Normal Content (http://normalcontent.com)
Karl Benz
Video von 1994 anlässlich des 125. Geburtstag von Karl Benz Mehr dazu: http://blog.daimler.de/2008/11/25/streifzuege-durch-das-archiv-der-erste-werbeleiter-v...
Bertha Benz
The Mercedes Connection in Munic Theresienwiese.
Prosper L'Orange
Prosper L'Orange (born 1 February 1876, Beirut; died 30 July 1939, Stuttgart) was a German engineer and inventor who pioneered the precombustion chamber (or prechamber), which made possible high-speed...
Herbert Akroyd Stuart
Herbert Akroyd-Stuart (28 January 1864, Halifax Yorkshire, England - 19 February 1927, Halifax) was an English inventor who is noted for his invention of the hot bulb engine, or heavy oil engine.
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Gottlieb Daimler
Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler ([ˈɡɔtliːp ˈdaɪmlɐ]; March 17, 1834 – March 6, 1900) was an engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the ...
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Bertha Benz
 Bertha Benz  (née Ringer, 3 May 1849 – 5 May 1944) was a German automotive pioneer. She was the wife and business partner of automobile inventor Karl Benz. In 1888, she was the first person...
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Karl Benz
Karl Friedrich Benz ([bɛnts]; November 25, 1844 – April 4, 1929) was a German engine designer and car engineer, generally regarded as the inventor of the first automobile powered by an internal combus...
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Étienne Lenoir
Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir (12 January 1822 – 4 August 1900) was a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Prior designs for such engi...
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Wilhelm Maybach
 Wilhelm Maybach  ([ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈmaɪbax]; 9 February 1846 – 29 December 1929) was an early German engine designer and industrialist. During the 1890s he was hailed in France, then the world cen...
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Paul Daimler
Paul Daimler (September 13, 1869 – December 15, 1945) was a German mechanical engineer who designed automobiles. He was the eldest child of Gottlieb Daimler who founded Daimler-Motoren-Gesellscha...
Lemuel Wellman Wright
Lemuel Wellman Wright was an inventor who was active in the early 19th century. Biographical material on Wright is scant, and even his exact name is unclear: the name Lemuel Wellman Wright is recorded...
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Carl Wilhelm Siemens
Charles William Siemens FRSA (originally Carl Wilhelm Siemens and later Sir William Siemens; 4 April 1823 – 19 November 1883) was a German-born engineer who for most of his life worked in Britain and ...
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Joseph Day (inventor)
Joseph Day (1855 in London – 1946) is a little-known English engineer who developed the extremely widely used crankcase-compression two-stroke petrol engine, as used for small engines from lawnmowers ...
Eugenio Barsanti
Father Eugenio Barsanti (12 October 1821 – 19 April 1864), also named Nicolò, was an Italian engineer, who together with Felice Matteucci of Florence invented the first version of the internal combust...
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William Barnett (engineer)
William Hall Barnett was born in Bradford in 1802, and died in Brighton in August 1865. He is described as a 'founder' in his 1836 patent, and an 'ironfounder' in his 1838 patent, and later as an engi...
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Felice Matteucci
Felice Matteucci (February 12, 1808 – September 13, 1887) was an Italian hydraulic engineer who co-invented an internal combustion engine with Eugenio Barsanti. Their patent request was granted ...
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Edward Butler (inventor)
Edward Butler (1862–1940) was an English inventor who produced an early three-wheeled petrol automobile called the Butler Petrol Cycle, which is accepted by many as the first British car.Butler showed...
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Rudolf Diesel
Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel ([ˈʁuːdɔlf ˈkʁɪstjan ˈkaʁl ˈdiːzəl]; March 18, 1858 – September 29, 1913) was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the die...
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Ian Mantle
Ian Mantle was a motor vehicle engineer and motor trade entrepreneur who became an important post war influence in the development of touring caravans. He was also a notable rally driver of the Berkel...
George Brayton
George Brayton (October 3, 1830 – December 17, 1892) was born in Rhode Island, son of William H. and Minerva (Bailey) Brayton. He was an American mechanical engineer who lived with his family i...
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Alphonse Beau de Rochas
Alphonse Eugène Beau de Rochas (9 April 1815, Digne-les-Bains, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence - 27 March 1893) was a French engineer who originated the principle of the four-stroke internal-combustion engine...
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Dugald Clerk
Sir Dugald Clerk KBE, FRS (1854, Glasgow – 1932, Ewhurst, Surrey) was a Scottish engineer who designed the world's first successful two-stroke enginein 1878 and patented it in England in 1881. He was ...
Nikolaus Otto
Nikolaus August Otto (10 June 1832, Holzhausen an der Haide, Nassau - 26 January 1891, Cologne) was the German engineer of the first internal-combustion engine to efficiently burn fuel directly in a ...
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