Marcello Gandini

1938 - 2024

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Marcello Gandini (26 August 1938 – 13 March 2024) was an Italian car designer, widely known for his work with the Italian car design house, Bertone, where his work included designing the Alfa Romeo Carabo and Montreal, Lancia Stratos Zero, Maserati Khamsin, Ferrari GT4, Fiat X1/9, and several Lamborghinis, including the Bravo, Miura, Marzal, Espada, Urraco, and Countach. Gandini himself said his design interests prioritised vehicle architecture, construction, assembly and mechanisms over styling. Car Design News awarded Gandini the magazine's first Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, and said his stature within the industry could not be overstated. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcello Gandini has received more than 626,970 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Marcello Gandini is the 43rd most popular engineer (up from 57th in 2019), the 1,091st most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,285th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Engineer.

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Among engineers, Marcello Gandini ranks 43 out of 389Before him are Felix Wankel, Ildefons Cerdà, Ernst Heinkel, Howard H. Aiken, Anthony Fokker, and Sergey Ilyushin. After him are William John Macquorn Rankine, Moshe Arens, Vannevar Bush, Lu Ban, John Ambrose Fleming, and Arthur Scherbius.

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Among people born in 1938, Marcello Gandini ranks 59Before him are Frederick Forsyth, Issey Miyake, Lynn Margulis, Oliver Reed, Joyce Carol Oates, and Brian Dennehy. After him are István Szabó, Dean Reed, Bounnhang Vorachith, Ed Lauter, Jerry West, and Jerzy Skolimowski. Among people deceased in 2024, Marcello Gandini ranks 32Before him are Herbert Kroemer, César Luis Menotti, Seiji Ozawa, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Maurizio Pollini, and Roberto Cavalli. After him are David Soul, Ira von Fürstenberg, Richard Serra, Bernard Hill, Jerry West, and Glynis Johns.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Marcello Gandini ranks 1,091 out of 5,161Before him are Benedetto Marcello (1686), Miuccia Prada (1949), Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares (1587), Andrea Pirlo (1979), Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli (1856), and Gino Bartali (1914). After him are Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons (1638), Hippolytus of Rome (170), Marcus Atilius Regulus (-299), Michele Ferrero (1925), Lucius Aelius (101), and Chiara Lubich (1920).

Among ENGINEERS In Italy

Among engineers born in Italy, Marcello Gandini ranks 2Before him are Umberto Nobile (1885). After him are Nicola Romeo (1876), Flaminio Bertoni (1903), Riccardo Morandi (1902), Giuseppe Colombo (1920), Enrico Forlanini (1848), Gioacchino Colombo (1903), Guenther Steiner (1965), and Aldo Costa (1961).