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German automotive engineer who created the Volkswagen Beetle and the early Porsche cars. He also created the first electric hybrid automobile.
He crashed college engineering classes and worked as a mechanic.
During WWII, he helped design and build Germany’s fearsome tanks.
He married Aloisia Johanna Kaes, and they had two children together.
He briefly served as the chauffeur for Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
How did Ferdinand Porsche die?
Ferdinand Porsche's death was caused by Stroke.A few weeks later, Porsche suffered a stroke. He did not fully recover, and died on 30 January 1951. In 1996, Porsche was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and in 1999 posthumously won the award of Car Engineer of the Century.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||75 years|
|Birthday||September 3, 1875|
|Death date||January 30, 1951|
|Place of death||Stuttgart, Germany|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.Ferdinand Porsche
I came into the world at the same time as the auto, if you will.Ferdinand Porsche
Design must be functional, and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.Ferdinand Porsche
Good design should be honest.Ferdinand Porsche
If one does not fail at times, then one has not challenged himself.Ferdinand Porsche