Rudolf Diesel Quotes

The Diesel engine can be fed with vegetable oils and would help considerably in the development of agriculture of the countries which use it.

Almost a century later dirty vegetable oils from fast food restaurants were used in Diesel truck and tractor engines very effectively and efficiently.

Rudolf Diesel, 1858–1913, German inventor & inventor of the Diesel engine., 1911

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Rudolf Diesel
Rudolf Diesel
  • Born: March 18, 1858
  • Died: September 29, 1913
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Engineer, Inventor, Entrepreneur

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the Diesel engine, and for his suspicious death at sea. Diesel was the namesake of the 1942 film Diesel.