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Bugatti, Ettore Arco Isidoro

Born: 1881 AD
Died: 1947 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Industrial Designer, Manufacturers

1881 – Born on September 15th in Milan. Italian automobile designer.

1898-1909 – Young Bugatti worked for several pioneer carmakers.

1910 –  His work at the German Deutz was particularly significant because the concepts he designed there inspired him to start his own company.

         – He founded Bugatti automobile factory in Molsheim, Alsace.

         – He created the first serious small car. It was extremely light and had a high-performance, 1.35-liter, four-cylinder engine with single overhead camshaft.

1942 – He lost some stature temporarily when he was imprisoned after World War Two, charged with collaboration.

1947 – Died on August 21st in Paris.

         – The world had 7,950 Bugatti automobiles, and they keep his name lustrous.