Siemens in History

Historical Events


1stHistoric Invention

1847-10-01 German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens

Famous Birthdays


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1816-12-13 [Ernst] Werner von Siemens, German inventor and industrialist (siemens electrical conductance unit and Siemens corporation), born in Lenthe, German Confederation

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens
  • 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

  • 1883-11-18 Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies

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1892-12-06 [Ernst] Werner von Siemens, German inventor and industrialist (siemens electrical conductance unit and Siemens corporation), dies at 75

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens
  • 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