CARL FRIEDRICH WILHELM BORGWARD (November 10, 1890 in Altona, Hamburg
– July 28, 1963 in Bremen ) was a German engineer and designer and
the creator of the
He was of modest extraction, the son of a coal retailer, Wilhelm Borgward, and had twelve brothers and sisters. He undertook mechanical engineering studies, and obtained his engineering diploma in 1913.
He was wounded during
World War I
In 1924 and 1925 the company started to produce the small three-wheel trucks Blitzkarren and Goliath. With his partner Wilhelm Tecklenborg, in 1928 he created the company Goliath-Werke Borgward -webkit-column-width: 30em; column-width: 30em; list-style-type: decimal;">
* ^ Das Erste online - Carl F.W.
* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 8178659 * LCCN : n84067328 * GND :