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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- Literature by and about Alois Wolfmüller in the German National Library catalogue
- History of the company Hildebrand & Wolfmüller, Munich[permanent dead link]
- Duplicat of a "Hildebrand & Wolfmüller" in spring 2008
- Walker, Mick; Guggenheim Museum Staff (2001) , Krens, Thomas; Drutt, Matthew, eds., The Art of the Motorcycle, Harry N. Abrams, p. 103, ISBN 978-0-8109-6912-4
- Brown, Roland (2004), History of the Motorcycle: From the first motorized bicycles to the powerful and sophisticated superbikes of today, Bath, England: Parragon, pp. 10–11, 14–15, ISBN 1-4054-3952-1
- Brown, Roland (2005), The Ultimate History of Fast Motorcycles, Bath, England: Parragon, p. 6–7, ISBN 1-4054-5466-0
- de Cet, Mirco (2001), The Complete Encyclopedia of Classic Motorcycles: informative text with over 750 color photographs (3rd ed.), Rebo, p. 121, ISBN 90-366-1497-X