Enzo Ferrari’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 18, 1898

Death Date

Aug 14, 1988

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 14, 1988



The entrepreneur Enzo Ferrari died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Il Commendatore was a race-car driver turned automobile maker. He founded the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix motor racing team.

He was married to Laura Dominica Garello Ferrari from 1932 until her death in 1978 and he had two sons. His father and brother both died in 1916 from a flu outbreak.



“If you can dream it, you can do it.” (Enzo Ferrari)


“The era of gentleman racing drivers is ended.” (Enzo Ferrari)


“I have never gone on a real trip, never taken a holiday. The best holiday for me is spent in my workshops when nearly everybody else is on vacation.” (Enzo Ferrari)


“Racing amuses me.” (Enzo Ferrari)


“I have yet to meet anyone quite so stubborn as myself and animated by this overpowering passion that leaves me no time for thought or anything else. I have, in fact, no interest in life outside racing cars.” (Enzo Ferrari)