Flaminio Bertoni

1903 - 1964

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Flaminio Bertoni (Masnago, Italy, 10 January 1903 – Paris, France, 7 February 1964) was an Italian automobile designer from the years preceding World War II until his death in 1964. Before his work in industrial design, Bertoni was a sculptor.Working at Citroën for decades, Bertoni designed the Traction Avant (1934), 2CV, the H van, the DS, and the Ami 6. The DS was often exhibited at industrial design showcases, such as the 1957 Milan Triennale Exposition, and inspired French coach builder Henri Chapron, who produced coupé and cabriolet versions of the DS.The province of Varese dedicated a museum to his memory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Flaminio Bertoni has received more than 75,065 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Flaminio Bertoni is the 110th most popular engineer, the 1,852nd most popular biography from Italy and the 4th most popular Italian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Flaminio Bertoni ranks 110 out of 325Before him are Fedor Tokarev, Alexander Lippisch, Erich Topp, Nicola Romeo, Viktor Kaplan, and Álvaro del Portillo. After him are Vasily Degtyaryov, François Laurent d'Arlandes, John Loudon McAdam, Christian Otto Mohr, Mikhail Mil, and J. Walter Christie.

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Among people born in 1903, Flaminio Bertoni ranks 107Before him are Preston Tucker, Rudolf Serkin, Victor Brauner, Steven Runciman, Prince Nicholas of Romania, and Richard Thomalla. After him are Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Gregory Goodwin Pincus, Gregor Piatigorsky, Nikolai Voznesensky, Rensis Likert, and Vladimir Jankélévitch. Among people deceased in 1964, Flaminio Bertoni ranks 59Before him are Veit Harlan, Heinz Jost, Firmin Lambot, Hinrich Lohse, Franz Alexander, and Ben Hecht. After him are Hermann Breith, Prince Axel of Denmark, Anna Vyrubova, Francisco Craveiro Lopes, Harpo Marx, and Adib Shishakli.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Flaminio Bertoni ranks 1,852 out of 4,088Before him are Galeazzo II Visconti (1320), Roberto Boninsegna (1943), Christian Vieri (1973), Susanna Agnelli (1922), David Sassoli (1956), and Antipope Theodoric (1100). After him are Pietro Gasparri (1852), Silvia Federici (1942), Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164), Antonio Sacchini (1730), Arioald (550), and Giuseppe Sarti (1729).

Among ENGINEERS In Italy

Among engineers born in Italy, Flaminio Bertoni ranks 4Before him are Umberto Nobile (1885), Marcello Gandini (1938), and Nicola Romeo (1876). After him are Riccardo Morandi (1902), Giuseppe Colombo (1920), Enrico Forlanini (1848), Gioacchino Colombo (1903), Aldo Costa (1961), and Gianfranco Brancatelli (1950).