Juan De La Cierva

Juan De La Cierva

Birth
Murcia, Provincia de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Death 9 Dec 1936 (aged 41)
Croydon, London Borough of Croydon, Greater London, England
Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial ID 12246951 · View Source
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Aeronautical Engineer. He was the inventor of the Autogiro (a rotary wing aircraft), a forerunner of the helicopter. He flew his first autogiro in 1923 and in 1928 he crossed the English Channel in an improved model.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: 380W
  • Added: 3 Nov 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12246951
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Juan De La Cierva (21 Sep 1895–9 Dec 1936), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12246951, citing Cementerio de la Almudena, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .