Henri Coandă, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Henri Coandă

Romanian inventor

Date of Birth: 07-Jun-1886

Place of Birth: Bucharest

Date of Death: 25-Nov-1972

Profession: engineer, physicist, inventor, aircraft pilot, aerospace engineer

Nationality: France, Romania

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Henri Coandă

  • Henri Marie Coanda (Romanian pronunciation: [?~'ri 'ko?and?] (listen); 7 June 1886 – 25 November 1972) was a Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer, and builder of an experimental aircraft, the Coanda-1910 described by Coanda in the mid-1950s as the world's first jet, a controversial claim disputed by some and supported by others.
  • He invented a great number of devices, designed a "flying saucer" and discovered the Coanda effect of fluid dynamics.

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