Wolfmüller was born in Landsberg am Lech. Together with Heinrich and Wilhelm Hildebrand he developed the Hildebrand & Wolfmüller motorcycle. Heinrich and Wilhelm Hidebrand were steam-engine engineers before they teamed up with Alois Wolfmüller to produce their internal combustion Motorrad in Munich in 1894.
Wolfmüller was a friend of German pioneer Otto Lilienthal and developed different kind of early flying objects.
He died, aged 84, in Oberstdorf.
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