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About Robert Bosch
The name Robert Bosch is more than a corporation and a brand as the man behind the name, Robert Bosch, is celebrated as one of the best scientists of the 20th Century. He is best known for the invention of the spark plugs and magneto used in automobiles.
Born Robert August Bosch on 23rd September, 1861 in Alberk, Germany. He completed an apprenticeship as a precision fitter after attending Realschule in Ulm. Bosch also studied electrical engineering for six months at the Technical University of Stuttgart.
He then traveled abroad, where he found work with "Siemens Brothers" in the United Kingdom and "Edison Illuminating" in the United States. At the latter, he was employed by the famous American inventor Thomas A. Edison, the inventor of the light bulb, gramophone, and many other things.
Career and Notable Inventions
In Stuttgart, Germany, Bosch GmbH was established by him and fellow German engineer Siegmund Bergmann in 1886. The electrical magneto, his most important invention, was manufactured by this company. It was initially used only on stationary internal combustion engines, but when his coworker Gottlieb Honold invented the high-tension spark plug in 1902 to complement Bosch's magneto, the Bosch magneto-spark plug became the automobile standard.
In 1906, he instituted an eight-hour workday and advocated for industrial arbitration and free trade. He worked in his industrial enterprises by improving upon many electronic devices, including the battery ignition, electric starter, car radio, and many others.
Robert Bosch, aged 80, died in March 1942, in Stuttgart, Germany.
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F.A.Q. about Robert Bosch
When is his birthday?
Robert Bosch's birthday is on September 23, 1861.
In how many days is his birthday?
Robert's birthday is in 210 days
How old was Robert when he died?
He was 80 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 12, 1942.
How old would he be today?
Robert Bosch would be 162 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Robert from?
He was born in Albeck.