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Namesake: Mercedes Jellinek aged 11. Emil Jellinek initially chose the first name of his daughter as a pseudonym for his own involvement in racing with vehicles from Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft; it later became the brand name.
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In 1939, engineer Béla Barényi, pioneer of passive safety, joins Daimler-Benz AG. Portrait photo of Barényi from the 1950s.
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Sporting elegance: The “Lady in Red” by Offelsmeyer Cucuel for Mercedes-Benz, created and published in 1928, is one of the most striking advertising motifs of the 1920s.
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Carl Benz (25 November 1844 to 4 April 1929), coloured portrait photo.
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Automotive design and architecture: Mercedes-Benz 8/38 PS Roadster (1926 to 1928). Image taken in front of Le-Corbusier House at Stuttgart’s Weißenhof Estate, 1928.
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The Swedish Mercedes-Benz rally driver Ewy Rosqvist (right) with her co-driver Ursula Wirth, photo from 1963.
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