Daimler, Gottlieb Wilhelm

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Born: Mar 17, 1834 AD
Died: 1900 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Inventor


1834 - Born on the 17th of March in Schorndorf, Germany.

 

1847 - Completed his six years of primary studies in Lateinschule.

 

1852 - He decided to take up mechanical engineering.

 

1857 - Took up his first mechanical engineering work in industry at Graffenstaden, but abandoned to begin studies at the Stuttgart Polytechnic.

 

1863 - Daimler started in a special factory, a Bruderhaus in Reutlingen. 

 

1869 - Moved to Karlsruhe, to work at the engineering manufacturer, Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Karlsruhe AG.

 

1872 - Worked at the world's largest manufacturer of stationary engines of the time, the Deutz-AG-Gasmotorenfabrik in Cologne.

 

1880 - Daimler was fired, receiving 112,000 Gold-marks in Deutz-AG.

 

1885 - Patented a precursor of the modern petrol engine, which they subsequently fitted to a two-wheeler, considered the first motorcycle.

 

1890 - Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach founded Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft (DMG).

 

1892 - They sold their first automobile.

 

1893 - Daimler fell ill that led to his resignation.

 

1900 - Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler died on 6th of March.

 

 

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