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Location address: Germany, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
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The first bicycle on record was invented by Baron Karl von Drais in 1818. The vehicle did not include pedals. The Baron called his invention Laufmaschine, or running machine. The Baron Karl von Drais is buried here on this cemetery.
Did you know that the inventor of the bicycle, Karl Freiherr von Drais, has his grave here at the Hauptfriedhof Karlsruhe.