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 344,170 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Anthony Fokker is the 31st most popular engineer (down from 27th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Indonesia 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 31 out of 325Before him are Hermann Oberth, Artem Mikoyan, Abram Petrovich Gannibal, William John Macquorn Rankine, Philo of Byzantium, and Felix Wankel. After him are August Horch, Theodore von Kármán, Lennart Torstensson, Villard de Honnecourt, Hugo Junkers, and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia.

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Among people born in 1890, Anthony Fokker ranks 32Before him are Fanny Kaplan, Michael Collins, Victor Lustig, Bohuslav Martinů, Giorgio Morandi, and Rachele Mussolini. After him are Groucho Marx, Hermann Joseph Muller, Hans-Valentin Hube, Eduard Dietl, Viktor Lutze, and Ronald Fisher. Among people deceased in 1939, Anthony Fokker ranks 19Before him are Edward Sapir, Karl Radek, Philipp Scheidemann, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Matthias Sindelar, and Ferdinand von Lindemann. After him are Antonio Machado, Alexander Yegorov, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, Otto Rank, Ghazi of Iraq, and Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria.

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In Indonesia

Among people born in Indonesia, Anthony Fokker ranks 4 out of 93Before him are Sukarno (1901), Suharto (1921), and Willem Einthoven (1860). After him are Abdurrahman Wahid (1940), B. J. Habibie (1936), Megawati Sukarnoputri (1947), Joko Widodo (1961), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (1949), Gajah Mada (1290), Mohammad Hatta (1902), and Jan Toorop (1858).

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Among engineers born in Indonesia, Anthony Fokker ranks 1