Claudius Dornier

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Birthday
14, 1884
Birthplace
Kempten, Germany
Death Date
Dec 5, 1969 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1884
Birthplace
Kempten, Germany
Death Date
Dec 5, 1969 (85)

About

German pilot and founder of his eponymous aircraft building company.

Before Fame

He worked for Graf von Zeppelin at the Zeppelin airship factory in Friedrichshafen.

Trivia

His company could claim the world's largest aircraft, the Do X, which could carry more than 160 passengers.

Family Life

His father was a Frenchman who worked as a wine importer.

Associated With

He and William Boeing both started a small airplanes business that grew into a major international aviation company.