Ettore Bugatti

1881 - 1947

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Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti (15 September 1881 – 21 August 1947) was an Italian-born French automobile designer and manufacturer. He is remembered as the founder and proprietor of the automobile manufacturing company Automobiles E. Bugatti, which he founded in 1909 in the then German town of Molsheim in the Alsace region of what is now France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ettore Bugatti has received more than 756,553 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Ettore Bugatti is the 33rd most popular businessperson (down from 30th in 2019), the 481st most popular biography from Italy (down from 448th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Businessperson.

Ettore Bugatti was a famous car designer who is most famous for his Bugatti cars.

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Among businesspeople, Ettore Bugatti ranks 33 out of 604Before him are Jules Rimet, J. P. Morgan, J. Paul Getty, Florentino Pérez, P. T. Barnum, and Robert Bosch. After him are Steve Ballmer, Ferruccio Lamborghini, Soichiro Honda, Rudolf Dassler, Bernard Arnault, and Bernie Ecclestone.

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Among people born in 1881, Ettore Bugatti ranks 19Before him are Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, Fernand Léger, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and Hans Kelsen. After him are Erwin von Witzleben, Georg von Küchler, Clinton Davisson, Alexei Rykov, Hermann Staudinger, and Alcide De Gasperi. Among people deceased in 1947, Ettore Bugatti ranks 16Before him are Victor Horta, Jozef Tiso, Raoul Wallenberg, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, George II of Greece, and Alfred North Whitehead. After him are G. H. Hardy, Black Dahlia, Anton Denikin, Halford Mackinder, Karl Mannheim, and Ernst Lubitsch.

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Among people born in Italy, Ettore Bugatti ranks 481 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Leo II (611), Giulietta Masina (1921), Albano Carrisi (1943), Pope Eugene II (780), Giulio Caccini (1551), and Pietro Aretino (1492). After him are Tibullus (-50), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Propertius (-50), Livius Andronicus (-280), Giuseppe Farina (1906), and Pope Zephyrinus (150).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Ettore Bugatti ranks 2Before him are Cosimo de' Medici (1389). After him are Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Giovanni Agnelli (1866), Guccio Gucci (1881), Flavio Briatore (1950), Michele Ferrero (1925), Massimo Moratti (1945), Luca Cordero di Montezemolo (1947), Aurelio Peccei (1908), Vincenzo Lancia (1881), and Piero Ferrari (1945).