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We appreciate your interest in the life and work of Hermann Papst (1902-1981).
Hermann Ernst Robert Papst is one of the colourful and universally talented German inventor-personalities of the last century. The successful engineer and entrepreneur became famous for his PAPST-External Rotor Motor for drive technology and fans. Hundreds of patents in diverse technological fields are registered in his name, from the improvement of loudspeakers and the invention of a new diesel engine up to a multi- purpose airship system. Furthermore he contributed an essay still valid today, in which he expresses his point of view on economical questions.
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Hugo und Else Papst mit den Söhnen Hermann (rechts), Fritz und Hans um 1916

Conversation between Hermann Papst and his sons Günter and Georg in 1980

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