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André-Gustave Citroën

(1878-02-05)5 February 1878
Died 3 July 1935(1935-07-03) (aged 57)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Business, engineering
Known for Founder of Citroën
Parent(s) Levie Citroen and Masza Amelia Kleinman
Relatives Alfred Lindon (brother-in-law)
Engrenages - 85.488 -
The gears with double chevrons that reputedly were the basis of the Citroën logo.
His grave in Paris

André-Gustave Citroën ( 5 February 1878 – 3 July 1935) was a French industrialist and freemason of Dutch and Polish Jewish origin. He was the founder of the car company Citroën, but also for his application of double helical gears.

Citroën was born on 5 February 1878 in Paris and died from stomach cancer on 3 July 1935 in Paris, aged 57.

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