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.
More famous Britons here
Contributors: Do you have a site related to Herbert Austin?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.
3248 views since 12th February 2007
On this day: