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Ibn Firnas

Ibn Firnas

Arab Inventor Abbas Ibn Firnas Honoured Through Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collection

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has created a unique collection of Bespoke Rolls-Royce Ghost vehicles honouring legendary Arab inventor Abbas Ibn Firnas!

Abbas Ibn Firnas

In 852 AD, Abbas ibn Firnas, an engineer and a poet, decided to create a flying machine. He used a cloak with the device and tried to fly from a masjid’s minaret in Cordoba. The plan flopped, but this was the very first parachute!

Abbas Ibn Firnas

Justus Sustermans - Portrait of Ferdinando II de’ Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany, Dressed in Oriental Costume. Ferdinand displays the elongated 'Habsburg chin' inherited from his Austrian heritage.