Georg Lankensperger

Georg Lankensperger (HM1355)

Location: Munich, Bavaria 80333 Upper Bavaria
Country: Germany
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N 48° 8.437', E 11° 34.319'

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[Marker text in German]:
Hier stand das Haus des
Kgl. Bayr. Hofwagners
Georg Lankensperger
*1779 · ? 1847
der 1816 die Achsschenkellenkung erfand

F?r Gespannwagen erdacht, ist diese Lenkungsart von entscheidender Bedeutung fr den Bau aller heutigen Vierradkraftzeuge geworden

Gestiftet vom der
Audi NSU Auto Union AG

[Marker text translated into English, more or less]:
Here stood the house of the Royal Bavarian Wagonmaster, Georg Lankensperger, who in 1816 discovered "axle steering" or Ackerman steering.

Born 1779 Died 1846

Devised for carts and carriages, this type of steering is of particular importance to the construction of today's four-wheel drive vehicles.

Donated by Audi NSU Auto Union AG
HM NumberHM1355
Placed ByAudi NSU Auto Union AG
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)32U E 691329 N 5335128
Decimal Degrees48.14061667, 11.57198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 8.437', E 11° 34.319'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 8' 26.22" N, 11° 34' 19.14" E
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Promenadeplatz, Munich Bavaria 80333, DE
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