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Historical Events

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1847-10-01 - German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske.
1882-04-29 - The "Elektromote" - forerunner of the trolleybus - is tested by Ernst Werner von Siemens in Berlin.

Famous Birthdays

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1816-12-13 - E Werner von Siemens, German artillery officer/inventor
1823-04-04 - Karl Wilhelm Siemens, inventor (laid undersea cables)
1826-12-08 - Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist
1839-10-21 - Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank)
1911-01-29 - Peter von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

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1883-11-18 - Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies
1892-12-06 - E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75
1901-10-23 - Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank), dies
1904-04-24 - Friedrich Siemens, German industrial, dies at 77
1919-10-14 - Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies
1986-07-09 - Karl-Heinz Beckurts, West german Siemens manager, murdered


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