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  Gyro Gearloose
Name:    Gyro Gearloose
Address:    He lives together with his Helper in a house or perhaps in his workshop in Duckburg.
Born:    19?? on the Northside, Duckburg.
Died:    ?
First appearance:    1952 in Gladstone's Terrible Secret.
Created by:    Carl Barks
Father:    Fulton Gearloose
Mother:    Unknown
Siblings:    Unknown
Spouse:    None
Children:    None
Other close relatives:    Ratchet Gearloose (grandfather).
In some stories he has a nephew called Newton, but he don't exist in the Barks/Rosa Duck-universe.
Occupation:    An intelligent, but not always successful inventor.
Member of:    UNKNOWN, but he might have been a member of The Junior Woodchucks as a kid.
Drives:    Various, but he is often seen flying a flying saucer he once invented.

The name for Gyro Gearloose in some other languages:

Language:     Name:
Danish: Georg Gearløs
Dutch (in the Netherlands):   Willie (Willy) Wortel
Finnish: Pelle Peloton
French: Géo Trouvetou | Gyro Gyroscope (early name - not in use)
German: Daniel Düsentrieb
Italian: Archimede Pitagorico | Giro Rotalibera (early name - not in use)
Norwegian: Petter Smart | Goggen Skrueløs (early name - not in use).
Portuguese: Professor Pardal
Spanish (in Spain): Ungenio Tarconi
Swedish: Oppfinnar-Jocke (=Joakim "Jocke" Johansson).
   Gyro Gearloose
Northside, Duckburg


In "The Madball Pitcher"? Barks shows that Gyro was born on the Northside of Duckburg, and in Gyro's First Invention Don Rosa shows that Gyro took over his father's workshop in 1952. Shortly after he was "headhunted" by Donald Duck to help his Uncle $crooge getting his money back from a hole underneath the Money Bin after the McDuck-disaster (seen in the Barks classic: A Christmas For Shacktown). During this process he created his Helper to help him reach the money through the badger's hole.

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