Michelin, André

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Michelin, André Gender: M
André Jules Michelin
born on 16 January 1853 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 26°09' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°49 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 10°34'

André Michelin (in 1920)


French industrialist who, with his brother Édouard (1859–1940), founded the Michelin Tyre Company (Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) in 1888 in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand.

In 1900, André Michelin published the first Michelin Guide, the purpose of which was to promote tourism by car, thereby supporting his tyre manufacturing operation.

He died on 4 April 1931, aged 78, in Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'm' pdf file, p. 160. Typo (1835) corrected in Januuary 2018.


  • Vocation : Business : Other Business (Industrialist)