Ferdinand Anton Ernst “Ferry” Porsche

Ferdinand Anton Ernst “Ferry” Porsche

Birth
Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt Stadt, Lower Austria (Niederösterreich), Austria
Death 27 Mar 1998 (aged 88)
Zell am See, Zell am See Bezirk, Salzburg, Austria
Burial Zell am See, Zell am See Bezirk, Salzburg, Austria
Memorial ID 88106237 · View Source
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Automobile Designer, Executive. He was the chief executive officer of Porsche AG until the family left management in 1972. He designed and created the Type 356, the company's first production automobile, a sports car that was groundbreaking both in style and innovation. He led the Porsche company for over 30 years, along with garnering many racing championships including Targa Florio and Le Mans; creating a hallmark of innovation, speed and style. Under his command, Porsche cars became one of the most sought after sports cars in the world, demanding a premium price tag with the demand. Today, the Porsche name is largely due to his leadership.

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  • Originally Created by: Todd Alexander Dale
  • Added: 5 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 88106237
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferdinand Anton Ernst “Ferry” Porsche (19 Sep 1909–27 Mar 1998), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88106237, citing Schuettgut Chapel, Porsche Family Estate, Zell am See, Zell am See Bezirk, Salzburg, Austria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .