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


Place of Death

Bremen, Germany



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.