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Siemens & Halske AG (or Siemens-Halske) was a German electrical engineering company that later became part of Siemens.wikipedia
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Siemens & Halske AG (or Siemens-Halske) was a German electrical engineering company that later became part of Siemens.
Siemens & Halske was founded by Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske on 1 October 1847.

Werner von Siemens

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It was founded on 12 October 1847 as Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske by Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske.
The company, reorganized as Siemens & Halske AG, Siemens-Schuckertwerke and – since 1966 – Siemens AG was later led by his brother Carl, his sons Arnold, Wilhelm, and Carl Friedrich, his grandsons Hermann and Ernst and his great-grandson Peter von Siemens.

Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway

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In 1881, Siemens & Halske built the Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway, the world's first electric streetcar line, in the southwestern Lichterfelde suburb of Berlin, followed by the Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram near Vienna, the first electrical interurban tram in Austria–Hungary.
It was built by the Siemens & Halske company in Lichterfelde, a suburb of Berlin, and went in service on 16 May 1881.

Woolwich

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Siemens & Halske quickly expanded with representatives in Great Britain (Carl Wilhelm Siemens) and Russia (Carl Heinrich von Siemens) as well as its own cable-manufacturing plants at Woolwich and Saint Petersburg.
In 1863, the German firm Siemens & Halske established a submarine-cable factory in the Dockyard area, which expanded rapidly.

Carl Wilhelm Siemens

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Siemens & Halske quickly expanded with representatives in Great Britain (Carl Wilhelm Siemens) and Russia (Carl Heinrich von Siemens) as well as its own cable-manufacturing plants at Woolwich and Saint Petersburg.
In 1850 he established the London sales office of Siemens & Halske, the engineering company producing telegraphs, which his brother Werner had founded in 1847 at Berlin.

Carl Heinrich von Siemens

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Siemens & Halske quickly expanded with representatives in Great Britain (Carl Wilhelm Siemens) and Russia (Carl Heinrich von Siemens) as well as its own cable-manufacturing plants at Woolwich and Saint Petersburg.
In 1853, Carl Siemens traveled to St. Petersburg where he established the branch office of his brothers company Siemens & Halske.

Siemens-Schuckert

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When Siemens & Halske merged parts of its activities with Schuckert & Co., Nuremberg in 1903 to become Siemens-Schuckert, Siemens & Halske AG specialized in communications engineering.
Siemens Schuckert was founded in 1903 when Siemens & Halske acquired Schuckertwerke.

Siemensstadt

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The firm's vast new site continued to grow, and from 1899 onwards it was known as Siemensstadt.
The locality emerged when the company Siemens & Halske (S & H), one of the predecessors of today's Siemens AG, bought land in the area, in order to expand production of S & H and their subsidiary Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) as well.

Electromote

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1882 saw the opening of the experimental "Elektromote" track, an early trolleybus concept in the Berlin suburb of Halensee.
The Electromote built by the Siemens & Halske company was a converted four-wheel landau carriage, equipped with two 2.2 kW electric motors, each of which transmitting power directly to one of the rear wheels using a chain drive.

Siemens-Halske Sh.III

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During World War I, rotary engines of advanced and unusual design were produced under the Siemens-Halske brand, like the Siemens-Halske Sh.I and Sh.III.
Siemens-Halske's Sh.III was an 11-cylinder, air-cooled rotary engine developed in Germany during World War I, similar to the Sh.I.

Aktiengesellschaft

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Siemens & Halske AG (or Siemens-Halske) was a German electrical engineering company that later became part of Siemens.

Johann Georg Halske

Halske, Johann Georg
It was founded on 12 October 1847 as Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske by Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske.

Berlin

Berlin, GermanyState of BerlinGerman capital
The company, located in Berlin-Kreuzberg, specialised in manufacturing electrical telegraphs according to Charles Wheatstone's patent of 1837.

Kreuzberg

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The company, located in Berlin-Kreuzberg, specialised in manufacturing electrical telegraphs according to Charles Wheatstone's patent of 1837.

Electrical telegraph

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The company, located in Berlin-Kreuzberg, specialised in manufacturing electrical telegraphs according to Charles Wheatstone's patent of 1837.

Charles Wheatstone

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The company, located in Berlin-Kreuzberg, specialised in manufacturing electrical telegraphs according to Charles Wheatstone's patent of 1837.

Frankfurt

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In 1848, the company constructed one of the first European telegraph lines from Berlin to Frankfurt am Main.

Saint Petersburg

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Siemens & Halske quickly expanded with representatives in Great Britain (Carl Wilhelm Siemens) and Russia (Carl Heinrich von Siemens) as well as its own cable-manufacturing plants at Woolwich and Saint Petersburg.

Electric generator

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The company's rise was supported by Werner von Siemens' patent of the electrical generator (dynamo) in 1867.

Dynamo

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The company's rise was supported by Werner von Siemens' patent of the electrical generator (dynamo) in 1867.

History of trams

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In 1881, Siemens & Halske built the Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway, the world's first electric streetcar line, in the southwestern Lichterfelde suburb of Berlin, followed by the Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram near Vienna, the first electrical interurban tram in Austria–Hungary.

Lichterfelde (Berlin)

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In 1881, Siemens & Halske built the Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway, the world's first electric streetcar line, in the southwestern Lichterfelde suburb of Berlin, followed by the Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram near Vienna, the first electrical interurban tram in Austria–Hungary.

Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram

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In 1881, Siemens & Halske built the Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway, the world's first electric streetcar line, in the southwestern Lichterfelde suburb of Berlin, followed by the Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram near Vienna, the first electrical interurban tram in Austria–Hungary.

Vienna

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In 1881, Siemens & Halske built the Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway, the world's first electric streetcar line, in the southwestern Lichterfelde suburb of Berlin, followed by the Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram near Vienna, the first electrical interurban tram in Austria–Hungary.

Interurban

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In 1881, Siemens & Halske built the Gross-Lichterfelde Tramway, the world's first electric streetcar line, in the southwestern Lichterfelde suburb of Berlin, followed by the Mödling and Hinterbrühl Tram near Vienna, the first electrical interurban tram in Austria–Hungary.