Kober, Theodor

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Kober, Theodor Gender: M
born on 13 February 1865 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 25°18' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 00°48 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 28°18'

Portrait of Theodor Kober 
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Theodor Kober (circa 1913)
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German aviation engineer noted for his contribution to the building of the first Zeppelin. As an engineer Kober had worked for a balloon manufacturer and in the 1890s Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin enlisted him to produce designs for his airship concept. After several years he and Zeppelin produced the design for the Zeppelin LZ1. Later, in 1912 he founded the Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH with financial support from Zeppelin to build over 40% of the Imperial German Navy seaplanes during World War I. Theodor Kober died on 20 December 1930 in Friedrichshafen at age 65.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry (1865, no. 9).


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Engineer : Aerospace (Zeppelins)