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Died when: 73 years 143 days
Star Sign: Aquarius
Ernst Börngen (7 February 1916 – 30 June 1989) was a German Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Ernst Börngen claimed 41 victories in 450 missions.