Ferruccio Lamborghini

1916 - 1993

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Ferruccio Lamborghini (Italian pronunciation: [ferˈruttʃo lamborˈɡiːni]; 28 April 1916 – 20 February 1993) was an Italian automobile inventor, mechanic, engineer, winemaker and Industrialist, Businessman. In 1963, he created Automobili Lamborghini, a maker of high-end sports cars in Sant'Agata Bolognese. Born to grape farmers in Renazzo, from the comune of Cento in the Emilia-Romagna region, his mechanical know-how led him to enter the business of tractor manufacturing in 1948, when he founded Lamborghini Trattori, which quickly became an important manufacturer of agricultural equipment in the midst of Italy's post-WWII economic boom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferruccio Lamborghini has received more than 1,918,486 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ferruccio Lamborghini is the 35th most popular businessperson (down from 34th in 2019), the 493rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 474th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Businessperson.

Ferruccio Lamborghini was a successful Italian businessman who founded the Lamborghini car company.

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Among businesspeople, Ferruccio Lamborghini ranks 35 out of 604Before him are J. Paul Getty, Florentino Pérez, P. T. Barnum, Robert Bosch, Ettore Bugatti, and Steve Ballmer. After him are Soichiro Honda, Rudolf Dassler, Bernard Arnault, Bernie Ecclestone, Robert Kardashian, and Jeff Bezos.

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Among people born in 1916, Ferruccio Lamborghini ranks 16Before him are Harold Wilson, Aldo Moro, Hans Eysenck, Claude Shannon, Ahmed Ben Bella, and Herbert A. Simon. After him are João Havelange, Yehudi Menuhin, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Maurice Wilkins, Robert McNamara, and Tsutomu Yamaguchi. Among people deceased in 1993, Ferruccio Lamborghini ranks 11Before him are Frank Zappa, William Golding, Erich Hartmann, Baudouin of Belgium, James Hunt, and Turgut Özal. After him are Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Albert Sabin, Hans Jonas, Anthony Burgess, Inge Lehmann, and Zviad Gamsakhurdia.

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Among people born in Italy, Ferruccio Lamborghini ranks 493 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Zephyrinus (150), Muzio Clementi (1752), Claudia Octavia (40), Pope Anterus (180), Francesco I Sforza (1401), and Ludovico Ariosto (1474). After him are Cornelius Nepos (-100), Pope Telesphorus (100), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Pope Hilarius (415), Trebonianus Gallus (206), and Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1541).


Among businesspeople born in Italy, Ferruccio Lamborghini ranks 3Before him are Cosimo de' Medici (1389) and Ettore Bugatti (1881). After him are 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).