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Anthony Fokker

1890 - 1939

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Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker (6 April 1890 – 23 December 1939) was a Dutch aviation pioneer, aviation entrepreneur, aircraft designer, and aircraft manufacturer. He produced fighter aircraft in Germany during the First World War such as the Eindecker monoplanes, the Dr.1 triplane and the D.VII biplane. After the Treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to produce aircraft, Fokker moved his business to the Netherlands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Fokker has received more than 417,334 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Anthony Fokker is the 41st most popular engineer (down from 31st in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Indonesia (down from 4th in 2019) and the most popular Indonesian Engineer.

Anthony Fokker was a Dutch aviation pioneer who designed and built aircraft for the German air force during World War I. He was most famous for designing the Fokker Dr.I triplane, which was the main fighter plane used by the Germans in World War I.

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Among engineers, Anthony Fokker ranks 41 out of 323Before him are Oliver Heaviside, Villard de Honnecourt, Felix Wankel, Pavel Sukhoi, Howard H. Aiken, and Godfrey Hounsfield. After him are John Ambrose Fleming, Alexander Wienerberger, Ildefons Cerdà, Edward A. Murphy Jr., Sergey Ilyushin, and Ernst Heinkel.

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Among people born in 1890, Anthony Fokker ranks 44Before him are Eduard Dietl, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, Viktor Lutze, Beniamino Gigli, Nikolai Trubetzkoy, and Ronald Fisher. After him are Naum Gabo, Jacques Ibert, Rose Kennedy, Georgy Pyatakov, Grigory Kulik, and Walter Krüger. Among people deceased in 1939, Anthony Fokker ranks 25Before him are Alexander Yegorov, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, Ferdinand von Lindemann, Louis Wain, Douglas Fairbanks, and Otto Rank. After him are Ghazi of Iraq, Ernst Toller, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, Wilhelm Groener, Stanislav Kosior, and Otto Wels.

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Among people born in Indonesia, Anthony Fokker ranks 9 out of 126Before him are Willem Einthoven (1860), B. J. Habibie (1936), Joko Widodo (1961), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949). After him are Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), Dharmakirti (700), Jan Toorop (1858), Laura Gemser (1950), and Anggun (1972).

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Among engineers born in Indonesia, Anthony Fokker ranks 1