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Rudolf Diesel

Diesel c. 1900
Born Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel
18 March 1858
Paris, France
Died 29 September 1913(1913-09-29) (aged 55)
English Channel
Cause of death Unknown (his biographers have considered suicide probable)
Resting place North Sea
Residence Second French Empire
Nationality German
Occupation Engineer, inventor, entrepreneur
Employer Sulzer, Linde, MAN AG, Deutz
Known for Inventing the diesel engine
Spouse(s) Martha Diesel (née Flasche)
Children Rudolf Jr., Heddy and Eugen
Parent(s) Elise Diesel, Theodor Diesel
Awards Elliott Cresson Medal (1901)

The automobile engine will come, and then I will consider my life's work complete.
Rudolf Diesel