Franz- Benno Delonge ( born May 13, 1957 in Munich, † September 2, 2007 ) was a German game designer and author from Munich. Main job was Franz- Benno Delonge Judge at the Higher Regional Court of Munich. His father was a lawyer and local politician Franz Josef Delonge.
In 1999 he brought out his first game Big City. In 2002, with the train game Transamerica, he managed to jump on the nomination list for the game of the year. Dos Rios made it in 2004 then on the recommendation list.
In 1996 also appeared Delonge of the book " German for whisk " and the second edition in 2000 as a " support lots of Enlightenment - politician - German for Beginners" (ISBN 978-3-8218-3573-0 ).
On September 2, 2007 Franz- Benno Delonge died at the age of 50 from cancer.