b. Hirtenberg, March 1, 1907, d. Boeblingen (Germany), May 30, 1997, engineer. 1939-1973 head of research and development at Daimler-Benz, developed the "passive restraint system" for cars including the safety steering wheel and the passenger´s safety seat, held more than 2,500 patents.
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