#240 Ferdinand von Zeppelin / Eli Lilly – 08 July 1838

Ferdinand von Zeppelin

Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin (also known as Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, Graf Zeppelin and in English, Count Zeppelin) (8 July 1838 – 8 March 1917) was a German general and later aircraft manufacturer, the founder of the Zeppelin Airship company.

Eli Lilly

Eli Lilly (July 8, 1838 – June 6, 1898) was an American soldier, pharmaceutical chemist, industrialist, entrepreneur, and founder of the Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_von_Zeppelin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Lilly

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