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Carl Benz (Karl Friedrich Michael Vaillant)

* 1844 Mühlburg/ Baden-Württemberg, Germany
+ 1929 Ladenburg/Baden-Württemberg



Carl Friedrich Benz, sometimes also Karl Friedrich Benz,
was a German engine designer and automotive engineer.
His Benz Patent Motorcar from 1885 is considered the first practical automobile put into series production.
He received a patent for the motorcar in 1886.
His company Benz & Cie., based in Mannheim,
was the world's largest automobile plant of its day.

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