August Horch

August Horch

Name August Horch
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1868-10-12
Place of Birth Winningen,
Age 82 yrs
Death Date 1951-02-03
Birth Sign Libra

About August Horch

Automobile entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Audi model. He published his autobiography, I Built Cars, in 1937.

Early Life Experience of August Horch

He worked as a blacksmith and as a ship architect.

Trivia Info

He first called his company Horch, but changed it to Audi because of a trademark dispute.

Family Life and Relationship

He adopted two children in 1928 with his first wife, Anna Schulz Horch.

Close Associates

He started out working under Karl Benz.

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