Bertha Benz: the "first woman at the wheel" dies

  • Date
    5 May 1944
  • Description
    Bertha Benz, the widow of Carl Benz and automotive pioneer owing to her legendary long-distance drive of 1888, dies in Ladenburg at the age of 95.
Bertha Benz shortly after her 95th birthday in 1944.
Bertha Benz, 1944