August Oetker
August Oetker

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Name: August Oetker
Occupation: Retail
Gender: Male
Birth Day: January 6, 1862
Death Date: January 10, 1918 (1918-01-11) (aged 56)
Bielefeld, Germany
Age: Aged 56
Birth Place: Bielefeld, Germany, Germany
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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August Oetker

August Oetker was born on January 6, 1862 in Bielefeld, Germany, Germany (56 years old). August Oetker is a Retail, zodiac sign: Aquarius. Find out August Oetkernet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Does August Oetker Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, August Oetker died on January 10, 1918 (1918-01-11) (aged 56)
Bielefeld, Germany.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$1.7 Billion

Salary 2020

Not known

With the net worth of $1.7 Billion, August Oetker is the # 907 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.

Biography Timeline


August Oetker was born on 6 January 1862 in Obernkirchen, Germany.


From 1890, he distributed his invention under the brand name Backin, thus laying the basis for the family-owned company, called Oetker-Gruppe. This company still uses the very same recipe to produce baking powder. On 21 September 1909, Oetker filed a patent for his Procedure for making long-lasting baking powder or ready-to-bake flour.


In 1891, he bought the Aschoffsche pharmacy in Bielefeld and developed a baking agent, which was designed to ensure the success of the baking process. Prior to Oetker, a British chemist, Alfred Bird, had already discovered baking powder.


Due to successful marketing, his products sold quite well and soon the old pharmacy had turned into a successful company. In 1900, he built his first manufacturing plant and by 1906 had sold 50 million packages of Backin.


He died on 10 January 1918 in Bielefeld, Germany. Later, Oetker's grandson Rudolf August Oetker took over the company.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, August Oetker is 161 years, 0 months and 24 days old. August Oetker will celebrate 162nd birthday on a Saturday 6th of January 2024. Below we countdown to August Oetker upcoming birthday.


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156th birthday - Saturday, January 6, 2018

August Oetker: 155 ani de la naștere

August Oetker war ein deutscher Unternehmer, Gründer des Nahrungsmittelunternehmens „Dr. August Oetker“ (1891) und Erfinder eines Backpulvers, das er erfolgreich als Markenprodukt vertrieb. Er wurd…

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150th birthday - Friday, January 6, 2012

August Oetker was born 150 years ago •

Company founder and pharmacist Dr August Oetker develops Germany’s first storable and tasteless baking powder in Bielefeld in 1891. “Backin”

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