cycling, car and aviation pioneer

Ferdinand Budicki (April 11th, 1871 Zagreb - June 25th, 1951 Zagreb) he led a very interesting and colorful life.

After earning a degree of Master Engineer he worked in many European towns and in 1901 he brought the first car to Zagreb -an "Opel”. Before that he opened a mechanic shop in Zagreb and a shop selling sewing machines and bicycles.

He also founded the first driving school in Zagreb and later on the taxi service and was a founder of the first Croatian car clubs. He participated in the car and motorcycle racing in Europe and even tried ballooning in 1905.

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