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Anthony Fokker (1890-1939)

"Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker (6 April 1890 – 23 December 1939) 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." - (en.wikipedia.org 31.10.2019)

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Background

was born Kediri April 06, 1890
died New York City December 23, 1939
Husband of Elisabeth von Morgen 1919-1923
was divorced Elisabeth von Morgen 1923

Biography

bridegroom Elisabeth von Morgen Haarlem 1919
Traveller Germany 1911
Student aircraft pilot 1911

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Kediri112.01191711426-7.816611289978Place of birth db_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
New York City-73.94000244140640.669998168945Place of deathdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Haarlem4.640555381774952.380279541016place of weddingdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Germany1051Arrival atdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622

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