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Herbert Austin
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Born in Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire
Born on 8th of November 1866
Died on 23rd of May 1941

Born 1866. Died 1941 - English car manufacturer.


After a spell in Australia working in engineering shops, he returned to England in 1893 and joined the Wolseley Sheep-Shearing Company in Birmingham. With the Wolseley company he produced his first three-wheeled car in 1895, and in 1905 opened his own works in Birmingham which became a huge success producing cars such as the ‘Baby’ Austin 7 in 1921.

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