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Enzo Ferrari

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Birthday
18, 1898
Birthplace
Modena, Italy
Death Date
Aug 14, 1988 (90)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1898
Birthplace
Modena, Italy
Death Date
Aug 14, 1988 (90)

About

Il Commendatore was a race-car driver turned automobile maker. He founded the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix motor racing team.

Before Fame

He decided to become a race-car driver at the age of 10.

Trivia

He decided to start making his own brand of cars after Alfa Romeo withdrew sponsorship of his team.

Family Life

He was married to Laura Dominica Garello Ferrari from 1932 until her death in 1978 and he had two sons. His father and brother both died in 1916 from a flu outbreak.

Associated With

He and Karl Benz were both automobile pioneers who created their own lines of cars.