Giacinto Ghia

Sunday 18th September 1887

Born on this day, Giacinto Ghia, Italian automobile coachbuilder, founder of Carrozzeria Ghia. He was a test driver at Rapid and Diatto, getting seriously injured (1915). He established «Carrozzeria Ghia & Gariglio» with his partner Gariglio (1921). After seeing his factory eradicated (1943) he died of heart failure.

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