FORD, Henry


FORD, Henry
(1863-1947)
   American inventor and automobile manufacturer who is credited with the expression "History is bunk."

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Ford,Henry — Ford, Henry. 1863 1947. American automobile manufacturer who developed a gasoline powered automobile (1893), founded the Ford Motor Company (1903), and mass produced the Model T (1908 1927), the first generally affordable and widely available… …   Universalium

  • Ford, Henry — born July 30, 1863, Wayne county, Mich., U.S. died April 7, 1947, Dearborn, Mich. U.S. industrialist and pioneer automobile manufacturer. Ford worked his way up from a machinist s apprentice (at age 15) to the post of chief engineer at the Edison …   Universalium

  • Ford, Henry — SUBJECT AREA: Automotive engineering, Land transport [br] b. 30 July 1863 Dearborn, Michigan, USA d. 7 April 1947 Dearborn, Michigan, USA [br] American pioneer motor car maker and developer of mass production methods. [br] He was the son of an… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Ford, Henry — (1863 1947)    Synonymous with the development of the automobile from the first appearance of his mass produced Ford Model T in 1909, Henry Ford was a major figure in American industry and politics from World War I through World War II. Ford… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Ford, Henry, II — ▪ American industrialist born Sept. 4, 1917, Detroit, Mich., U.S. died Sept. 29, 1987, Detroit       American industrialist and head of Ford Motor Company for 34 years (1945–79). He is generally credited with reviving the firm.       In 1940 Ford …   Universalium

  • Ford, Henry — (1863–1947) Gen Mgt U.S. industrialist. Founder of the Ford Motor Company, who organized the assembly line along the scientific management principles of Frederick Winslow Taylor and recorded his philosophy in My Life and Work (1922)      After… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Ford, Henry — ► (1863 1947) Industrial estadounidense, fundador de la Ford Motor Company (1903). Creó nuevos métodos, como la racionalización de la producción, que revolucionaron la técnica industrial, y basó sus sistemas de producción en una completa… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Henry ford — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ford (homonymie). Henry Ford …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ford Motor Company — Ford redirects here. For other uses, see Ford (disambiguation). Ford Motor Company …   Wikipedia

  • Ford Model T — Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Production 1908–1927 Assembly Detroit, US; Highland Park …   Wikipedia


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