Karl Drais

Karl Drais bio

Birth Name: Karl Drais

Occupation: Inventor

Place Of Birth: Karlsruhe

Date Of Birth: April 29, 1785

Date Of Death: December 10, 1851

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Karl Drais was born on the 29th of April, 1785. He was known for being a Inventor. German aristocrat who invented the hobby horse, a precursor to the bicycle.

Karl Drais was born in Karlsruhe. He created the earliest version of the typewriter before introducing his running machine. His prototype bicycle had no chains and was propelled by riders pushing off the ground with their feet.

Karl Drais was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Karl Drais was born in 1780s.

Karl Drais is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Karl Drais’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Karl Drais’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Karl Drais was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Karl Drais
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Karl Drais was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Karl Drais was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Karl Drais had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Karl Drais’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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