Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Engineers, including Nikola Tesla, Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford, M. Visvesvaraya and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla

10 July 1856

American

Henry FordHenry Ford

30 July 1863

American

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell

03 March 1847

Canadian,Scottish

Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel

09 April 1806

British

Gustave EiffelGustave Eiffel

15 December 1832

French

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya

15 September 1860

Indian

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird

13 August 1888

British,Scottish

Gottlieb DaimlerGottlieb Daimler

17 March 1834

German

Richard TrevithickRichard Trevithick

13 April 1771

British

John MonashJohn Monash

27 June 1865

Australian

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis

26 September 1887

British

Lillian Moller GilbrethLillian Moller Gilbreth

24 May 1878

American

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Charles F. KetteringCharles F. Kettering

29 August 1876

American

Anthony FokkerAnthony Fokker

06 April 1890

Dutch

Emily Warren RoeblingEmily Warren Roebling

23 September 1843

American

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke

10 February 1883

American

Lawrence HargraveLawrence Hargrave

29 January 1850

Australian

Gustaf Dalén Gustaf Dalén

30 November 1869

Swedish

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Thomas BrasseyThomas Brassey

07 November 1805

British

Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola

10 May 1859

Slovak

Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney

30 September 1883

American

Kate GleasonKate Gleason

25 November 1865

American

John BradfieldJohn Bradfield

26 December 1867

Australian

Olive DennisOlive Dennis

20 November 1885

American

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Squire WhippleSquire Whipple

16 September 1804

American

Henry GannettHenry Gannett

24 August 1846

American

Elmina WilsonElmina Wilson

29 September 1870

American

Herman PotočnikHerman Potočnik

22 December 1892

Croatian

Karl BenzKarl Benz

25 November 1844

German

Robert MosesRobert Moses

18 December 1888

American

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Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche

03 September 1875

Austrian,German

Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor

20 March 1856

American

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl KitchenerHerbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

24 June 1850

Irish,British

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel

18 March 1858

German,French

Robert H. GoddardRobert H. Goddard

05 October 1882

American

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush

11 March 1890

American

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Henri FayolHenri Fayol

29 July 1841

French,Turkish

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti

15 September 1882

French,Italian

Granville WoodsGranville Woods

23 April 1856

American

George WestinghouseGeorge Westinghouse

06 October 1846

American

Charles GoodyearCharles Goodyear

29 December 1800

American

Albert GöringAlbert Göring

09 March 1895

Austrian,German

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Henry J. KaiserHenry J. Kaiser

09 May 1882

American

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette

28 March 1819

British

Andrew KehoeAndrew Kehoe

01 February 1872

American

Marcel DassaultMarcel Dassault

22 January 1892

French

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves

17 August 1896

American

Nicolas Léonard Sadi CarnotNicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot

01 June 1796

French

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Willis CarrierWillis Carrier

26 November 1876

American

Oliver HeavisideOliver Heaviside

18 May 1850

British

Giovanni AgnelliGiovanni Agnelli

13 August 1866

Otto LilienthalOtto Lilienthal

23 May 1848

German

Gustave CaillebotteGustave Caillebotte

19 August 1848

French

Kurt TankKurt Tank

24 February 1898

German

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Georges SorelGeorges Sorel

02 November 1847

French

Léon ThereminLéon Theremin

15 August 1896

Russian

Geoffrey de HavillandGeoffrey de Havilland

27 July 1882

British

R. J. MitchellR. J. Mitchell

20 May 1895

British

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz

09 April 1865

German,American

Elias HoweElias Howe

09 July 1819

American

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Henry GanttHenry Gantt

20 May 1861

American

Fritz TodtFritz Todt

04 September 1891

German

Walther RathenauWalther Rathenau

29 September 1867

German

Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson

16 October 1803

British

Elisha GrayElisha Gray

02 August 1835

American

John ChardJohn Chard

21 December 1847

British

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Wilhelm MaybachWilhelm Maybach

09 February 1846

German

Charles Martin HallCharles Martin Hall

06 December 1863

American

Edwin Howard ArmstrongEdwin Howard Armstrong

18 December 1890

American

Charles WheatstoneCharles Wheatstone

06 February 1802

British

Henry RoyceHenry Royce

27 March 1863

British

Nikolaus OttoNikolaus Otto

10 June 1832

German

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John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling

12 June 1806

German,American

Louis BlériotLouis Blériot

01 July 1872

French

Hermann OberthHermann Oberth

25 June 1894

Austrian,Romanian

Willy MesserschmittWilly Messerschmitt

26 June 1898

German

Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf

24 April 1897

American

Harley EarlHarley Earl

22 November 1893

American

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Milton BradleyMilton Bradley

08 November 1836

American

Alexander Stepanovich PopovAlexander Stepanovich Popov

16 March 1859

Russian

Ebenezer HowardEbenezer Howard

19 January 1850

British