Marcel Renault

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Bust of Marcel Renault.

Marcel Renault (14 May 1872 – 26 May 1903) was a French racing driver and industrialist. he was one of the founders of the car company Renault. Renault was the brother of Louis and Fernand Renault.

Renault was born in Paris. He and his brothers created the Renault company on 25 February 1899. He died in Payré, at the age of 31, His death was casued by severe injuries he got during the Paris-Madrid race.