Which famous people have you outlived?

Adolf Dassler

German entrepreneur

Died when: 77 years 307 days (934 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Adolf Dassler

Adolf "Adi" Dassler (3 November 1900 – 6 September 1978) was a German cobbler, inventor and entrepreneur who founded the German sportswear company Adidas.

He was also the younger brother of Rudolf Dassler, founder of Puma.Dassler was an innovator in athletic shoe design and one of the early promoters who obtained endorsements from athletes to drive sale of his products.

As a result of his concepts, Adi Dassler built the largest manufacturer of sportswear and equipment.At the time of his death, Adidas had 17 factories and annual sales of one billion marks.

Related People

Gustav Baumhoefer
German entrepreneur
Melitta Bentz
German entrepreneur
Josef Rodenstock
German Entrepreneur
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License