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  Karl Drais: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Karl Drais was born and died in Karlsruhe Karlsruhe quick summary:
The ruprecht karl university of heidelberg (german ruprecht-karls-universit├Ąt heidelberg; also known as simply university of heidelberg) was established in...
Heinz Schmitt Karl Friedrich Drais von Sauerbronn: 1785-1851 ; ein badischer Erfinder; Ausstellung zu seinem 200.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/k/ka/karl_drais.htm   (1001 words)

  
 Articles - Mannheim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
It was then that Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine started construction of the Mannheim Castle and the Jesuitenkirche.
Karl Benz invented and drove the world´s first car in Mannheim in 1885.
Earlier still in 1817, Karl Drais invented and rode the first two-wheeled contraption called Laufmaschine or velocipede - the very start of horseless personal transport.
www.seekj.com /articles/Mannheim   (679 words)

  
 June 12 Events in History
June 12, 1819 Dutch colonial troops driven out of Palembang Sumatra
June 12, 1817 Karl Drais von Sauerbronn demonstrates bicycle course
June 12, 1792 George Vancouver discovers site of Vancouver BC June 12, 1787 Law passes providing a senator must be at least 30 years old
www.brainyhistory.com /days/june_12.html   (2300 words)

  
 Bibliography / Book List: Bicycle Maintenance, Repair, Building, Skills, Commuting, Touring, Racing
Requires a little knowledge of bicycling to make sense.)
Lessing, Hans-Erhard, Automobilitaet - Karl Drais und die unglaublichen Anfaenge (Automobility - Karl Drais and its incredible beginnings) Maxime-Verlag, Leipzig 2003
Pedal Power: In Work, Leisure and Transportation, by Rodale Press, 1977.
www.ibike.org /bibliography/bicycle/bike-riding.htm   (1089 words)

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