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People Who Became Automobiles

Identify these people whose names became names of cars.
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Last updated: January 7, 2020
First submittedJanuary 7, 2020
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Industrialist who introduced the assembly line io the auto industry. Now the name of the company and its line of cars.
Henry Ford
16th U.S. president. Now a luxury line of ^
Abraham Lincoln
Founder of one of Detroit's Big 3. Now a car line and an Art Deco NYC skyscraper.
Walter Chrysler
Spaniard who explored southern U.S. and "discovered" the Mississippi River. His name lived on as a defunct line of cars for company of ^
Hernando de Soto
French explorer and founder of Detroit. Now a GM luxury line.
Antoine Laumet de la Mothe, sieur de Cadillac
French explorer who claimed the entire Mississippi River basin for France. His name was that of a sister car to ^ in the 1930s and immortalized in the All In The Family TV theme song.
René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
GM engineer who founded his own mark known for gull wing doors and featured in Back to the Future.
John DeLorean
Serbian-american inventor known for contributions to alternating current. Now a line of electric cars founded by Elon Musk
Nikola Tesla
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German engineer who built the first practical automobile. Now a hyphenated German luxury line of cars.
Karl Benz
Austrian engineer who designed the VW Beetle. Now a line of high-performance sports cars.
Ferdinand Porsche
Japanese engineer and industrialist who started with motorbikes. Now a line of automobiles.
Soichiro Honda
Japanese businessman who changed the focus of his father's loom business into an automobile giant, with a slight change in spelling..
Kiichiro Toyoda
Welsh motoring and aviation pioneer who with partner Henry Royce built aircraft engines and high-end automobles.
Charles Rolls
Italian racecar driver for Alfa Romeo. Founded his own line of luxury sports cars.
Enzo Ferrari
French racing driver and industrialist who co-founded auto manufacturing company with his brothers.
Marcel Renault
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Level 75
Jan 7, 2020
There's probably enough people's names that were made into cars to do a #2 . Nice idea
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Level 71
Jan 7, 2020
Thanks!
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Level 74
Jan 7, 2020
I didn't know anybody could turn into a car. It's kinda weird imagining a real human person all of the sudden being made of metal and stuff. I guess you really do learn something new everyday!