How Did Ferdinand Porsche Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Ferdinand Porsche

The engineer Ferdinand Porsche passed away at age 75, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

German automotive engineer who created the Volkswagen Beetle and the early Porsche cars. He also created the first electric hybrid automobile.

He crashed college engineering classes and worked as a mechanic.

During WWII, he helped design and build Germany’s fearsome tanks.

How did Ferdinand Porsche die?

Stroke caused Ferdinand Porsche's death in 1951.

A few weeks later, Porsche suffered a stroke. He did not fully recover, and died on 30 January 1951. In 1996, Porsche was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and in 1999 posthumously won the award of Car Engineer of the Century.

Information about the death of Ferdinand Porsche
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death75 years
BirthdaySeptember 3, 1875
Death dateJanuary 30, 1951
Place of deathStuttgart, Germany
Place of burialN/A


"If one does not fail at times, then one has not challenged himself."

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"I came into the world at the same time as the auto, if you will."

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"A formally harmonious product needs no decoration; it should be elevated through pure form."

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"I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself."

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"Design must be functional, and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained."

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