Who was the car Mercedes named after?

Answer The first Mercedes was made in 1901. It was commissioned by Emil Jellinek, a businessman who was a primary distributor of Daimler engines. Mercedes was Jellinek's young daughter. The new engine ... Read More »

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Who was the Ken doll named after?

Barbie's boyfriend Ken was named after the son of Barbie's inventor, Ruth Handler. Handler was a co-founder of Mattel, the company that produced both dolls. Ken was introduced in 1961, two years af... Read More »

Who is the Ryder Cup named after?

The Ryder Cup is named after Samuel Ryder, a British businessman who provided the trophy and encouraged support for a competition between British and U.S. golfers. The first Ryder Cup was in 1927.S... Read More »

Who was the sphinx named after?

The Sphinx is a giant statue in Giza, Egypt, that is believed to be more than 2,500 years old. It has the head of a man and the body of a lion. Some people believe it was modeled after the pharaoh ... Read More »

Who is Oprah Winfrey named after?

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