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Adam Opel

1837 - 1895

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Adam Opel (9 May 1837 – 8 September 1895) was a German entrepreneur who founded the automobile company Adam Opel AG. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam Opel has received more than 282,357 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 37 in 2019). Adam Opel is the 56th most popular inventor, the 482nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 443rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Inventor.

Adam Opel AG is a German automobile manufacturer headquartered in Rüsselsheim, Hesse, Germany. It was founded in 1862 by Adam Opel.

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Among inventors, Adam Opel ranks 56 out of 354Before him are Hans Lippershey, John Boyd Dunlop, Emile Berliner, Wilhelm Maybach, Frank Whittle, and Isaac Singer. After him are John Deere, Louis Blériot, Douglas Engelbart, Henry Fox Talbot, Louis Renault, and John Browning.

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Among people born in 1837, Adam Opel ranks 10Before him are Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Mily Balakirev, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Fredrik Bajer, and Cosima Wagner. After him are Marie François Sadi Carnot, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Pedro V of Portugal, Paul Morphy, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse. Among people deceased in 1895, Adam Opel ranks 9Before him are Alexandre Dumas fils, Berthe Morisot, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Thomas Henry Huxley, Empress Myeongseong, and Julius Lothar Meyer. After him are José Martí, Isma'il Pasha, Friedrich Miescher, Franz von Suppé, Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen, and Arthur Cayley.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adam Opel ranks 482 out of 6,142Before him are Adolf Galland (1912), Johann Bayer (1572), Richard von Weizsäcker (1920), Adolf Windaus (1876), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), and Sophia of Nassau (1836). After him are Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Conradin (1252), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Dieter Bohlen (1954), and John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg (1572).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Adam Opel ranks 11Before him are Werner von Siemens (1816), Konrad Zuse (1910), Karl Drais (1785), Hans Lippershey (1570), Emile Berliner (1851), and Wilhelm Maybach (1846). After him are Joseph Pilates (1883), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Theobald Boehm (1794), Alfred Krupp (1812), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), and Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740).