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Levi Strauss, the inventor of blue jeans, was born in Buttenheim, Bavaria, on February 26, 1829. Hirsch Strauss, his father, was a dry-goods peddler and had five children before the birth of Levi. Levi's name at birth was Loeb. Levi was ...

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