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Adam Opel

1837 - 1895

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Adam Opel (9 May 1837 – 8 September 1895) was the founder of the German automobile company Adam Opel AG. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam Opel has received more than 198,446 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Adam Opel is the 56th most popular inventor (down from 45th in 2019), the 443rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 370th in 2019) and the 10th 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

Among inventors, Adam Opel ranks 56 out of 355Before him are Karl Drais, John Boyd Dunlop, Steve Wozniak, Emile Berliner, Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, and Henry Fox Talbot. After him are Louis Blériot, Hans Lippershey, Frank Whittle, Josephine Cochrane, Les Paul, and Étienne Lenoir.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adam Opel ranks 443 out of 5,289Before him are Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), Walther Bothe (1891), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Fritz Todt (1891), Ernst Bloch (1885), and Josef Kramer (1906). After him are Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886), Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (1662), Werner von Fritsch (1880), Peter Simon Pallas (1741), Kurt Georg Kiesinger (1904), and Oskar Dirlewanger (1895).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Adam Opel ranks 10Before him are Werner von Siemens (1816), Karl Ferdinand Braun (1850), Konrad Zuse (1910), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Karl Drais (1785), and Emile Berliner (1851). After him are Hans Lippershey (1570), Joseph Pilates (1883), Theobald Boehm (1794), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), and Heinrich Göbel (1818).