World War I German fighter pilot who was nicknamed and feared as “The Red Baron.” He was victorious in over eighty World War I air battles and remains one of the world’s most famous fighter pilots.
He competed in gymnastics, hunting and horse riding in his youth.
He piloted a Fokker Dr. I triplane, which he painted red in January 1917.
He was born into the Prussian aristocracy.
He inspired a generation of pioneering aviators, including Charles Lindbergh.
Manfred Von Richthofen Age
How old is Manfred Von Richthofen? He was born in 1892, he was 131 years old at the time of his death.
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Manfred Von Richthofen Wiki
|Age||131 years old|
|Birthday||May 2, 1892|
|Date of Death||April 21, 1918|
Quotes by Manfred Von Richthofen
All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious.— Manfred Von Richthofen
Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes one gains increased opportunities for shooting down one’s enemies, but at the same time, the possibility of being shot down one’s self increases.— Manfred Von Richthofen
Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring.— Manfred Von Richthofen
Now I am within thirty yards of him. He must fall. The gun pours out its stream of lead. Then it jams. Then it reopens fire. That jam almost saved his life.— Manfred Von Richthofen
I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible.— Manfred Von Richthofen