5 Things You Didn't Know About Rudolf Diesel
He invented the Diesel engine. You should probably at least know that.
He wrote a letter to his parents at age 14 stating that he wanted to be an engineer.
He didn't graduate with the rest of his class because he contracted typhoid.
He finally got his degree, got a patent, blah blah blah, AND HERE'S WHERE IT GETS GOOD.
One night, he boarded a ship called the Dresden, bound for London, and was never heard from again.
It remains one of the greatest mysteries of our time.
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