Siemens in History

Historical Events


InventionHistoric 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


Person of interestWerner von Siemens

1816-12-13 [Ernst] Werner von Siemens, German inventor (siemens electrical conductance unit) and industrialist (Siemens corporation), born in Lenthe, German Confederation (d. 1892)

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens
  • 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 (steam engine), dies

Person of interestWerner von Siemens

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