Issigonis, Sir Alec

 (1906–1988) Turkish-born British car designer.

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  • Issigonis, Sir Alec — ▪ British automobile designer in full  Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis   born Nov. 18, 1906, Smyrna [now İzmir], Tur. died Oct. 2, 1988, Birmingham, Eng.       British automobile designer who created the best selling, economical Mini… …   Universalium

  • Issigonis, Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine (Alec) — SUBJECT AREA: Automotive engineering, Land transport [br] b. 18 November 1906 Smyrna (now Izmir), Turkey d. 2 October 1988 Birmingham, England [br] British automobile designer whose work included the Morris Minor and the Mini series. [br] His… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Issigonis — Sir Alec Issigonis, eigentlich Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis (* 18. November 1906 in Smyrna,heute Izmir,Türkei; † 2. Oktober 1988 in Longbridge) war ein britischer Ingenieur griechischer Herkunft. Berühmt wurde er als Entwickler der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alec Issigonis — Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS (November 18, 1906 ndash;October 2, 1988) was a Greek British designer of cars, now remembered chiefly for the groundbreaking and influential development of the Mini, launched by the British… …   Wikipedia

  • Alec Issigonis — Sir Alec Issigonis, eigentlich Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis (* 18. November 1906 in der damals zum Osmanischen Reich gehörigen und vorwiegend griechisch geprägten Stadt Smyrna, heute İzmir, Türkei; † 2. Oktober 1988 in Longbridge) war… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alec Issigonis — Sir Alec Issigonis, originalmente Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis (18 de noviembre de 1906 en Smyrna (actual Izmir, Turquía) 2 de octubre de 1988 en Longbridge) fue un ingeniero británico de orígenes griegos. Trabajó como desarrollador de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alec Issigonis — Morris Mini Minor Sir Alexandre Arnold Constantine Issigonis, dit Alec Issigonis, (18 novembre 1906 – 2 octobre 1988) était un ingénieur grec, né à Smyrne (Izmir) en Turquie. Biographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • automobile — automobilist /aw teuh meuh bee list, moh bi list/, n. /aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh moh beel, beuhl/, n. 1. a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel… …   Universalium

  • industrial design — industrial designer. the art that deals with the design problems of manufactured objects, including problems of designing such objects with consideration for available materials and means of production, of designing packages, bottles, etc., for… …   Universalium

  • Austin Mini Moke — Mini Moke Moke Hersteller: BMC, British Leyland Portugal, Cagiva Produktionszeitraum: 1964–1993 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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