Adolf Dassler

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Adolf Dassler
Sculpture by Josef Tabachnyk, bronze, 2006
Born(1900-11-03)3 November 1900
Died6 September 1978(1978-09-06) (aged 77)
Other namesAdi
Known forFounder of Adidas

Adolf "Adi" Dassler (3 November 1900 – 6 September 1978) was a German businessman and entrepreneur. He was born in Herzogenaurach. He started the sportswear company Adidas.[2]

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  1. Brennan, Carole (2002-01-29). "Adidas". St James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture. Archived from the original on 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2008-07-14.
  2. Kirschbaum, Erik (2005-11-08). "How Adidas and Puma were born". The Journal. Retrieved 2008-07-14.

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