Ernst Heinkel

1888 - 1958

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Dr. Ernst Heinkel (24 January 1888 – 30 January 1958) was a German aircraft designer, manufacturer, Wehrwirtschaftsführer in the Third Reich, and member of the Nazi party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Heinkel has received more than 153,528 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ernst Heinkel is the 54th most popular engineer (down from 51st in 2019), the 1,087th most popular biography from Germany (down from 990th in 2019) and the 12th most popular German Engineer.

Ernst Heinkel was a German engineer and aircraft designer who is most famous for designing the He 178, the world's first turbojet-powered aircraft.

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Among engineers, Ernst Heinkel ranks 54 out of 325Before him are Colin Chapman, Arthur Scherbius, Walter Dornberger, Jack Swigert, Gustaf de Laval, and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. After him are Henry Gantt, Bjarne Stroustrup, Alexander Wienerberger, Jimmy Doolittle, Valdemar Poulsen, and Edward A. Murphy Jr..

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Among people born in 1888, Ernst Heinkel ranks 48Before him are August Kubizek, John Foster Dulles, Katherine Mansfield, Vladimir K. Zworykin, Max Steiner, and Ossip Zadkine. After him are Thea von Harbou, Nikolay Shvernik, Irving Berlin, W. O. Bentley, Heinrich Neuhaus, and Fritz Klein. Among people deceased in 1958, Ernst Heinkel ranks 30Before him are Edna Purviance, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Duncan Edwards, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, Kim Tu-bong, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. After him are Petru Groza, Alfred Weber, Ernest Jones, Henri Farman, Viktor Schauberger, and Franz Bardon.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst Heinkel ranks 1,087 out of 5,289Before him are Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946), Robert Siodmak (1900), Georg Böhm (1661), Pierre Littbarski (1960), Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1875), and Anselm Kiefer (1945). After him are Gerhard Herzberg (1904), Caroline of Brunswick (1768), Otto Rasch (1891), Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse (1896), Friedrich Jeckeln (1895), and Franz von Hipper (1863).

Among ENGINEERS In Germany

Among engineers born in Germany, Ernst Heinkel ranks 12Before him are August Horch (1868), Hugo Junkers (1859), Albert Göring (1895), Kurt Gerstein (1905), Arthur Scherbius (1878), and Walter Dornberger (1895). After him are Alexander Lippisch (1894), Erich Topp (1914), Christian Otto Mohr (1835), John A. Roebling (1806), Gustave Whitehead (1874), and Franz Reuleaux (1829).