Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Famous Turks #4

Alec Issigonis

Date of birth:
18 November 1906
Died: 2 October 1988
Place of Birth: Izmir, Turkey (OK he was from a Greek community, but it still counts!)
Famous for: Inventing the mini!


Nomad said...

Don't forget Onassis! He grew up right over in the Karatas neighborhood.

Anonymous said...

You're taking a very fat chance calling Issigonis a Turk my friend (or Onassis, for that matter)!