Mercedes

Posted: January 13, 2012 in Companies

Mercedes is not a name of Spanish origin,referring to a title for the Virgin Mary,  “Our Lady of Mercy“. Racer Emil Jellinek (1853-1918) used to race with the pseudonym “Mercedes”, after the affectionate nickname he gave his daughter. He later adopted it as his surname, changing his full name to Jellinek Mercedes. Jellinek went on to help develop the Mercedes (car) car company.

Here are some pics of some Mercedes cars-

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