|Birthname||André René Lefèvre|
|born on||19 August 1894 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )|
|Place||Louvres, France, 49n02, 2e30|
|Timezone||PMT m2e2015 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||26°11' 26°05 Asc. 01°11'|
French automobile engineer who began his career as an aviation engineer and then as a racing driver and race car designer. He won the 1927 Rallye Monte Carlo.
He joined the auto-industry in 1931, working for Louis Renault until 1933, when he was hired by André Citroën for his automobile factory. After the death of Andre Citroën in 1935, he continued his work at Citroën, now led by the innovative entrepreneur Pierre-Jules Boulanger, who came to the company from Michelin.
Working with Citroën designers Flaminio Bertoni and Paul Magès, Lefèbvre created four of the most dramatic, boldly designed vehicles of 20th century: Citroën Traction Avant (1934-1957), Citroën 2CV (1948-1990), Citroën DS (1955-1975) and Citroën HY (1947-1981).
He died on 4 May 1964.
- (has as) worker relationship with Citroën, André (born 5 February 1878)
Didier Geslain archive, 'L' pdf file, p. 198.
- Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical (Automobile engineer)
- Vocation : Sports : Race Cars