Gottlieb Daimler

Gottlieb Daimler was born in Schorndorf, Germany, on the 17th of March 1834. Was one of the first to build an automobile powered by a gasoline-engine.
Founder of the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG), which later merged with Benz & Cie. to form the Mercedes-Benz company (now part of the DaimlerChrysler conglomerate).
Died in Cannstatt on the 6th of March 1900.