Ferdinand Porsche

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Birthday
3, 1875
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 30, 1951 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1875
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 30, 1951 (75)

About

German automotive engineer who created the Volkswagen Beetle and the early Porsche cars. He also created the first electric hybrid automobile.

Before Fame

He crashed college engineering classes and worked as a mechanic.

Trivia

During WWII, he helped design and build Germany's fearsome tanks.

Family Life

He married Aloisia Johanna Kaes and they had two children together.

Associated With

He briefly served as the chauffeur for Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.