The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous Engineers

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (1847 - 1922)

Scottish-American engineer, invented the Telephone
Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976)

American engineer and director
Bill Nye

Bill Nye (67)

American engineer, educator, and television host
Karl Benz

Karl Benz (1844 - 1929)

German engineer and businessman, founded Mercedes-Benz
Badcc

Badcc (26)

American gamer and game designer
John Logie Baird

John Logie Baird (1888 - 1946)

Scottish engineer and inventor
Andrew Rubin

Andrew Rubin (1946 - 2015)

American computer programmer and engineer
Louis Lumiere

Louis Lumiere (1864 - 1948)

French engineer and filmmaker
Gustave Eiffel

Gustave Eiffel (1832 - 1923)

French engineer and architect, co-designed the Eiffel Tower
Claude Shannon

Claude Shannon (1916 - 2001)

American engineer and mathematician
John DeLorean

John DeLorean (1925 - 2005)

American engineer and businessman, founded the DeLorean Motor Company
William Osman

William Osman (31)

American engineer and YouTuber
Casey Jones

Casey Jones (1863 - 1900)

American railroad engineer
Hans Albert Einstein

Hans Albert Einstein (1904 - 1973)

Swiss-American engineer and educator, son of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić
Ferdinand Porsche

Ferdinand Porsche (1875 - 1951)

Austrian-German engineer and businessman, founded Porsche
Grant Imahara

Grant Imahara (1970 - 2020)

American engineer and TV host
George Westinghouse

George Westinghouse (1846 - 1914)

American engineer and inventor
Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds (52)

Finnish-American computer programmer, developed Linux kernel
Adrian Newey

Adrian Newey (63)

English engineer
Guion Bluford

Guion Bluford (80)

American aerospace engineer
Vannevar Bush

Vannevar Bush (1890 - 1974)

American engineer and politician
Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick (1771 - 1833)

English engineer and inventor
Konrad Zuse

Konrad Zuse (1910 - 1995)

German engineer
Alan Mulally

Alan Mulally (77)

American engineer and businessman
Henry Bessemer

Henry Bessemer (1813 - 1898)

English engineer and businessman
Gustave Whitehead

Gustave Whitehead (1874 - 1927)

German-American engineer
Gottlieb Daimler

Gottlieb Daimler (1834 - 1900)

German engineer and inventor
Ross Brawn

Ross Brawn (68)

English engineer
Frank Whittle

Frank Whittle (1907 - 1996)

English engineer and inventor, developed the jet engine
John Whiteside Parsons

John Whiteside Parsons (1914 - 1952)

American rocket engineer
Soichiro Honda

Soichiro Honda (1906 - 1991)

Japanese businessman
David Packard

David Packard (1912 - 1996)

American engineer and businessman
Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch (1861 - 1942)

German engineer and businessman, founded Robert Bosch GmbH
Frank Borman

Frank Borman (94)

American engineer, pilot
August Horch

August Horch (1868 - 1951)

German engineer
Robert Fulton

Robert Fulton (1765 - 1815)

American engineer and inventor, invented the steamboat
Howard H. Aiken

Howard H. Aiken (1900 - 1973)

American electrical engineer, computer pioneer
Charles Martin Hall

Charles Martin Hall (1863 - 1914)

American inventor, chemist, businessman
Theodore Maiman

Theodore Maiman (1927 - 2007)

American Engineer, Physicist
Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby (1933 - 2013)

American engineer
André Citroën

André Citroën (1878 - 1935)

French engineer and businessman, founded Citroën
Artem Mikoyan

Artem Mikoyan (1905 - 1970)

Armenian engineer
James Watt

James Watt (1736 - 1819)

Scottish engineer
John Robinson Pierce

John Robinson Pierce (1910 - 2002)

American engineer and author
Daniel Goldin

Daniel Goldin (82)

American engineer
Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole (68)

American Designer, Entrepreneur
Claudius Dornier

Claudius Dornier (1884 - 1969)

German airplane designer