Enzo Ferrari

Enzo Anselmo Ferrari, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI[2] (pronounced [ˈɛntso anˈsɛlmo ferˈrari]; 18 Februar 1898[3] – 14 August 1988) wis an Italian motor racin driver an entrepreneur, the foonder o the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix motor racin team, an subsequently o the Ferrari automobile marque. He wis widely kent as "il Commendatore" or "il Drake". In his feenal years he wis eften referred tae as "l'Ingegnere" or "il Grande Vecchio (the Great Auld Man)".

Enzo Ferrari
Enzo Ferrari - Wheel of a racing car.jpg
Enzo Ferrari in the 1920s
BornEnzo Anselmo Ferrari
18 Februar 1898(1898-02-18)
Modena, Italy
Dee'd14 August 1988(1988-08-14) (aged 90)
Maranello, Italy
ThriftFoonder o Ferrari
Years active1918–1988
Hicht6 ft 1+1/2 in[1]
BairnsAlfredo Ferrari
Piero Ferrari


  1. "Enzo Ferrari (I)". imdb.com. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  2. Quirinale.it
  3. It haes been claimed that Enzo Ferrari's actual date o birth is 18 Februar 1898, but it wis recordit as havin occurred on 20 Februar acause his faither wis unable tae register the birth till then, due tae bad wather — see [1]