Henri Coanda

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Birthday
7, 1886
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Nov 25, 1972 (86)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1886
Birthplace
Romania
Death Date
Nov 25, 1972 (86)

About

Pilot and aeronautical engineer who carried out flight experiments that influenced the development of modern aviation.

Before Fame

He grew up in a family of scientists and mathematicians.

Trivia

His name was given to Romania's busiest airport.

Family Life

He was one of four children born to Constantin M. Coanda, a mathematics professor.

Associated With

He and Traian Vuia were fellow Romanian aviation pioneers.