Fokker, Anthony Herman Gerard, 1890-1939

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Fokker, Anthony Herman Gerard, 1890-1939

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Fokker

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Anthony Herman Gerard

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1890-1939

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Fokker, Anton Herman Gerard, 1890-1939

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Fokker

Forename :

Anton Herman Gerard

Date :

1890-1939

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1890-04-06

1890-04-06

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1939-12-23

1939-12-23

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Anton Herman Gerard Fokker, also known as Anthony Fokker, (by 6 April 1890, Blitar, Netherlands – d. 23 December 1939, New York City) was a Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer. He is most famous for the fighter aircraft he produced in Germany during the First World War such as the Eindecker monoplanes, the Dr.1 triplane and the D.VII biplane.

After the treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to produce airplanes, Fokker moved his business to the Netherlands. There his company was responsible for a variety of successful aircraft including the Fokker trimotor, a successful passenger aircraft of the inter-war years. He died in New York in 1939. Later authors suggest he was personally charismatic but unscrupulous in business and a controversial character.


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Fokker, Anthony Herman Gerard, 1890-1939

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