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Anthony Fokker

Name: Anton Herman Gerard “Anthony” Fokker

Also Known As: Anton Herman Gerard Fokker

Famous as: Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer

Date of Birth : 6th April 1890

Birth Place: Kediri, East Java

Nationality: Dutch

Sun Sign: Aries

Spouses/Partners: Sophie Marie Elisabeth von Morgen, Violet Austman

Death date: 23th December 1939

Death Place: Murray Hill

Founder/Co-Founder: Atlantic Aircraft

Discoveries/inventions: Fokker Is Often Credited With Having Invented The Synchronisation Device Which Enabled World War I Aircraft To Fire Through The Spinning Propeller. His Role Was Certainly Significant But There Were A Number Of Prior Developments Before The Result Was Achieved For Which Fokker Is Commonly Credited

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