Dürr, Ludwig

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Dürr, Ludwig Gender: M
Ludwig Ferdinand Dürr
born on 4 June 1878 at 02:45 (= 02:45 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 13°17' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 20°35 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 16°04'

Ludwig Dürr (At centre, 1928)
photo: Unknown, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism registry entry (no. 276).


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Technical director)
  • Vocation : Engineer : Aerospace (Airship designer)
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service (Great Cross of Merit)