- Category : 1878-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 2
German airship designer who worked from 1899 to 1945 for Ferdinand von Zeppelin, from 1915 on as technical director. After assisting in the construction of the first zeppelin airship, the LZ 1, he himself began to construct airships and lightweight construction parts.
On 19 July 1923 he married Lydia Beck; they had two daughters and two sons. He died on 1 January 1956 in Friedrichshafen at age 77.