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Ferdinand Alexander Porsche

1935 - 2012

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Ferdinand Alexander Porsche (11 December 1935 – 5 April 2012), nicknamed "Butzi", son of Ferry Porsche, grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, was a German designer whose best known product was the first Porsche 911.While his grandfather and father were both engineers, he was more involved in working out the appearance of a product. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Alexander Porsche has received more than 488,782 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ferdinand Alexander Porsche is the 126th most popular engineer (up from 132nd in 2019), the 2,173rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,972nd in 2019) and the 19th most popular German Engineer.

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Among ENGINEERS

Among engineers, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 126 out of 325Before him are Franz Reuleaux, Riccardo Morandi, Carlo Abarth, Yevgeny Dragunov, Georges Leclanché, and Erik Dahlbergh. After him are Aurel Vlaicu, Philippe LeBon, Johan August Brinell, Patrick Head, Georgy Shpagin, and Claude Dornier.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 134Before him are Peter Boyle, John Phillips, Nikos Sampson, Charles Grodin, Serge Klarsfeld, and Oleg Tabakov. After him are Helmut Lachenmann, Don Norman, Inger Christensen, Mohamed Choukri, Roger B. Chaffee, and Charles Koch. Among people deceased in 2012, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 114Before him are Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Edoardo Mangiarotti, Ann Rutherford, Thomas Szasz, Kaneto Shindo, and Alexander Arutiunian. After him are Giorgio Chinaglia, Malam Bacai Sanhá, Anita Björk, Lina Romay, Shulamith Firestone, and Sixten Jernberg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 2,173 out of 5,289Before him are Andre Gunder Frank (1929), Aloysia Weber (1760), Margravine Magdalene Sibylle of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1612), Judith of Schweinfurt (1003), Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg (1527), and Heinrich von Treitschke (1834). After him are Princess Maria Anna of Saxony (1799), Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg (1865), Prince Franz of Bavaria (1875), Frederick William, Elector of Hesse (1802), Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663), and Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg (1673).

Among ENGINEERS In Germany

Among engineers born in Germany, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 19Before him are Alexander Lippisch (1894), Erich Topp (1914), Christian Otto Mohr (1835), John A. Roebling (1806), Gustave Whitehead (1874), and Franz Reuleaux (1829). After him are Claude Dornier (1884), Hellmuth Walter (1900), Hugo Eckener (1868), Walter Hohmann (1880), Paul Mauser (1838), and Anton Flettner (1885).