Henrich Focke

1890 - 1979

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Henrich Focke (8 October 1890 – 25 February 1979) was a German aviation pioneer from Bremen and also a co-founder of the Focke-Wulf company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henrich Focke has received more than 73,121 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Henrich Focke is the 196th most popular inventor (up from 200th in 2019), the 2,270th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,018th in 2019) and the 28th most popular German Inventor.

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Among inventors, Henrich Focke ranks 196 out of 355Before him are Uziel Gal, John Wesley Hyatt, Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, Reginald Fessenden, Paul Baran, and Georges Claude. After him are Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Glenn Curtiss, Genrich Altshuller, Helmut Gröttrup, George Pullman, and Alphonse Beau de Rochas.

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Among people born in 1890, Henrich Focke ranks 87Before him are Zeki Velidi Togan, Adolf Schärf, Paul Strand, Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Clarence Brown, and Evert Taube. After him are Milunka Savić, Harold Bride, Elpidio Quirino, László Bárdossy, Claire Lee Chennault, and Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder. Among people deceased in 1979, Henrich Focke ranks 84Before him are Léonide Massine, Carlo Abarth, Waldemar de Brito, James J. Gibson, Dhyan Chand, and José Della Torre. After him are Ahmad Zahir, Immanuel Velikovsky, Barbara Hutton, Walther Gerlach, Morteza Motahhari, and Marcel L'Herbier.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Henrich Focke ranks 2,270 out of 5,289Before him are Heinrich Hoffmann (1809), Joachim Streich (1951), Alexander Kluge (1932), Johann Froben (1460), Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach (1682), and Jürgen Sparwasser (1948). After him are Paul de Lagarde (1827), Andreas Möller (1967), Brunhilde Pomsel (1911), Prince Louis Charles of Prussia (1773), Alexander Gauland (1941), and Heinrich Anton de Bary (1831).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Henrich Focke ranks 28Before him are Oskar Barnack (1879), Johann Christoph Denner (1655), Hans von Ohain (1911), Peter Henlein (1479), Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (1803), and Uziel Gal (1923). After him are Helmut Gröttrup (1916), Carl Wilhelm Siemens (1823), Fritz von Opel (1899), Ottmar Mergenthaler (1854), Eugen Langen (1833), and Artur Fischer (1919).