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About Ferdinand Porsche
Ferdinand Porsche was a renowned Austro-Hungarian automobile engineer remembered for creating a number of famous cars including the Lohner-Porsche (the Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid), the Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK and the Volkswagen Beetle, which is regarded as one of the greatest car designs of all time. He founded the Porsche car company in 1931. Several decades after his death, he received a posthumous induction into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.
He was married to Aloisia Johanna Kaes from 1903 to 1951. He and Aloisia had two children: Louisa and Ferry Porsche.
He created the Volkswagen Beetle after Adolf Hitler contracted him in 1934 to design and build a cheap and simple car for the people of Germany.
As one of Adolf Hitler's favorite engineers, he designed numerous tanks for the Nazis during the Second World War. His close relationship with Adolf Hitler and other Nazi party authorities eventually saw him become a member of the party. He even allegedly went on to become a member of the notorious SS.
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I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.Ferdinand Porsche
Ferdinand Porsche's Popularity
Ferdinand Porsche was a famous Austrian-German engineer and businessman, founded Porsche, who was born on September 3, 1875. As a person born on this date, Ferdinand Porsche is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (September 3) and the 13th most popular for the year (1875).
People born on September 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Ferdinand Porsche is the 1010th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Ferdinand Porsche's birthday, Ferdinand Porsche is the 2nd most famous Austrian-German.
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