Neumann, Arthur

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Neumann, Arthur Gender: M
Arthur Carl Joseph Neumann
born on 17 January 1890 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )
Place Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59
Timezone LMT m9e59 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 27°31' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 10°19 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 20°41'

Arthur Neumann (1923)


German pilot and pioneer of polar flight, who was the first person to fly an aircraft engine north of the 80th parallel, in 1923.

Neumann first became a sailor, and in the First World War, initially served as a sergeant in the Imperial Navy then became a fitter with the naval aviators and finally a pilot. After the war, he turned to civil aviation and in 1921 joined Junkers Air Transport AG as a pilot.

He died on 4 March 1974 in Rostock, aged 84.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hamburg Archives.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ commercial
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Polar flight north of the 80th parallel)