Karl Benz

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Karl Benz
Born November 25, 1844(1844-11-25)
Mühlburg (Karlsruhe), Germany
Died April 4, 1929(1929-04-04) (aged 84)
Ladenburg, Germany
Nationality German
Ethnicity German
Education University of Karlsruhe
Spouse Bertha Ringer
Children 5, Eugen, Richard, Clara, Ellen, Thilde
Parents Johann George Benz (father), Josephine Vaillant (mother)
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Karl Friedrich Benz (November 25, 1844 – April 4, 1929) was a German engine designer and car engineer, generally regarded as the inventor of the petrol-powered automobile, and together with Bertha Benz pioneering founder of the automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz.