Wilhelm Maybach

1846 - 1929

Wilhelm Maybach

Wilhelm Maybach (German pronunciation: [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 centre for car production, as the "King of Designers". From the late 19th century Wilhelm Maybach, together with Gottlieb Daimler, developed light, high-speed internal combustion engines suitable for land, water, and air use. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Maybach has received more than 335,153 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 49th most popular inventor.

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Among inventors, Wilhelm Maybach ranks 49 out of 323Before him are William G. Morgan, Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, Adam Opel, Emile Berliner, Louis Blériot, and Karl Drais. After him are George Westinghouse, Willis Carrier, Isaac Singer, Étienne Lenoir, Charles Goodyear, and James Naismith.

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Among people born in 1846, Wilhelm Maybach ranks 6Before him are Peter Carl Fabergé, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Henryk Sienkiewicz, and Buffalo Bill. After him are Comte de Lautréamont, George Westinghouse, Edmondo De Amicis, Wladimir Köppen, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, and Prince Leopold of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1929, Wilhelm Maybach ranks 9Before him are Ferdinand Foch, Gustav Stresemann, Herman Hollerith, Emile Berliner, Sergei Diaghilev, and Richard Adolf Zsigmondy. After him are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Otto Liman von Sanders, Bernhard von Bülow, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Aby Warburg, and Thorstein Veblen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Maybach ranks 407 out of 3,763Before him are Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Theodor Heuss (1884), Ernst Bloch (1885), F. W. Murnau (1888), and Wassily Leontief (1906). After him are Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers (1758), Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945), Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724), Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774), and Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Wilhelm Maybach ranks 10Before him are Karl Ferdinand Braun (1850), Werner von Siemens (1816), Konrad Zuse (1910), Adam Opel (1837), Emile Berliner (1851), and Karl Drais (1785). After him are Hans Lippershey (1570), Joseph Pilates (1883), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Theobald Boehm (1794), Ralph H. Baer (1922), and Hugo Schmeisser (1884).

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