Dreams are for all but not everybody succeeds in realizing them. People who succeed sacrifice their worthwhile to make their dreams come true. Karl Friedrich Benz, famously known as Karl Benz, was the founder of the Mercedes Benz range of automobiles. This brand is well known and is world renowned. The founder did not have a cake walk setting up the successful brand of automobiles. It was a great struggle from the beginning. Overcoming a lot of hardships and problems, Benz rose to become the manufacturer and inventor of the first working automobile that worked using the internal combustion engine. He made his way to success facing each challenge with a lot of confidence in his own self. This made Karl Benz the proud owner of this eminent and legendary automobile unit.
Karl Benz was born in 1844 in Baden Muehlburg to an engine driver. He lost his father when he was two years old. With a lot of struggle, his mother gave him the best education that she could afford. Determination and hard work led him to successfully graduate as a mechanical engineering. After his education, Karl Benz along with his friend Ritter founded an organization that supplied building materials.
The organization fared very badly in its first year of establishment. It was at this time Bertha Ringer, fiance of Karl Benz bought Ritter’s shares. This came as some kind of hope and relief to Karl Benz. While the situations looked to be in control for a few months, the company and the couple had to face a lot of misfortunes.