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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 573,271 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ferdinand Alexander Porsche is the 124th most popular engineer (up from 126th in 2019), the 2,157th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,173rd in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Engineer.

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Among engineers, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 124 out of 323Before him are Robert Stephenson, Álvaro del Portillo, Hertha Ayrton, John A. Roebling, Flaminio Bertoni, and Alexandre Darracq. After him are Borys Paton, Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, Franz Reuleaux, Erik Dahlbergh, Yevgeny Dragunov, and Pierre Berthier.

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Among people born in 1935, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 124Before him are Helmut Lachenmann, Diane Ladd, Michael Walzer, Ján Popluhár, Annie Proulx, and Mohamed Choukri. After him are Khalil al-Wazir, Robert Conrad, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Franco Citti, David Lodge, and Djamila Bouhired. Among people deceased in 2012, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 108Before him are Ulric Neisser, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Kaneto Shindo, Andy Williams, Angelo Dundee, and Besse Cooper. After him are Miljan Miljanić, Maurice Sendak, Marcos Alonso, Anita Björk, Estanislau Basora, and Lina Romay.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 2,157 out of 6,142Before him are Manfred Kaltz (1953), Otto Wöhler (1894), Rudolph Goclenius (1547), Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg (1318), Charles II, Duke of Brunswick (1804), and Princess Antonia of Luxembourg (1899). After him are Jürgen Grabowski (1944), Martin Luther (1895), Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg (1527), Friedrich Paschen (1865), Bernhard Förster (1843), and Ralf Hütter (1946).

Among ENGINEERS In Germany

Among engineers born in Germany, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche ranks 17Before him are Arthur Scherbius (1878), Walter Dornberger (1895), Claude Dornier (1884), Erich Topp (1914), Christian Otto Mohr (1835), and John A. Roebling (1806). After him are Franz Reuleaux (1829), Gustave Whitehead (1874), Alexander Lippisch (1894), Hellmuth Walter (1900), Anton Flettner (1885), and Hugo Eckener (1868).