Henrich Focke’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

October 8, 1890

Death Date

February 25, 1979

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Bremen, Germany

Profession

Entrepreneur

The entrepreneur Henrich Focke died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for co-founding Germany’s Focke-Wulf aircraft manufacturing company, he is credited with the development of an important helicopter innovation known as the turbo shaft propulsion system. He was also the designer of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61 helicopter.

During the World War I years, he served in the Imperial German Army Air Service.

He was the 1961 recipient of the German Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics’ prestigious Ludwig-Prandtl-Ring honor.