Siemens in History

Historical Events

Historic Invention

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

Famous Birthdays

Werner von SiemensWerner von Siemens (1816-1892)

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

  • 1823-04-04 Carl Wilhelm Siemens, German engineer and inventor (laid undersea cables), born in Gehrden, Hanover, Germany (d. 1883)
  • 1826-12-08 Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist, born in Menzendorf, Germany (d. 1904)
  • 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 and inventor (open-hearth furnace), dies at 60

Werner von SiemensWerner von Siemens (1816-1892)

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

  • 1901-10-23 Georg von Siemens, German banker and politician (Deutsche Bank), dies at 62
  • 1904-04-24 Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist, 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