Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Engineers, including Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Sundar Pichai, Steve Wozniak and Howard Hughes.
Elon MuskElon Musk

28 June 1971

Canadian,American,South African

Jeff BezosJeff Bezos

12 January 1964

American

Bill GatesBill Gates

28 October 1955

American

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai

12 July 1972

American

Howard HughesHoward Hughes

24 December 1905

American

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin

20 January 1930

American

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella

19 August 1967

American

Tim CookTim Cook

01 November 1960

American

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak

11 August 1950

American

John McAfeeJohn McAfee

18 September 1945

American

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey

19 November 1976

American

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds

28 December 1969

Finnish,American

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Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai

02 December 1963

Indian

Markus PerssonMarkus Persson

01 June 1979

Swedish

Paul DiracPaul Dirac

08 August 1902

British

N. R. Narayana MurthyN. R. Narayana Murthy

20 August 1946

Indian

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt

27 April 1955

American

Amar BoseAmar Bose

02 November 1929

American

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Jan KoumJan Koum

24 February 1976

American

E. SreedharanE. Sreedharan

12 June 1932

Indian

Garrett CampGarrett Camp

04 October 1978

Canadian

Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee

03 December 1961

Taiwanese

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang

06 November 1968

American

John BardeenJohn Bardeen

23 May 1908

American

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Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani

02 June 1955

Indian

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce

12 December 1927

American

Jack KilbyJack Kilby

08 November 1923

American

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson

23 April 1941

American

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz

05 April 1950

Chinese,Costa Rican,American

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu

25 February 1948

Ethiopian

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Dennis GaborDennis Gabor

05 June 1900

Hungarian

José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte

23 November 1925

Salvadoran

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus

03 November 1926

Lithuanian

An WangAn Wang

07 February 1920

Chinese,American

Godfrey HounsfieldGodfrey Hounsfield

28 August 1919

British

Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim

03 May 1946

British

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Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason

21 September 1945

Canadian,Icelander

Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi

12 March 1937

Nigerien

Evan WilliamsEvan Williams

31 March 1972

American

W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming

14 October 1900

American

Henry GannettHenry Gannett

24 August 1846

American

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George Reginald StarrGeorge Reginald Starr

06 April 1904

British

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg

08 September 1981

American

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman

24 December 1960

British

António GuterresAntónio Guterres

30 April 1949

Portuguese

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson

03 November 1967

Richard StallmanRichard Stallman

16 March 1953

American

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Kim DotcomKim Dotcom

21 January 1974

German,Finnish

Julie PayetteJulie Payette

20 October 1963

Canadian

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki

22 April 1971

American,Yemeni

Edd ChinaEdd China

09 May 1971

British

Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons

20 December 1948

British

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum

31 January 1956

Dutch

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Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych

09 July 1950

Ukrainian

Mikhail KalashnikovMikhail Kalashnikov

10 November 1919

Russian

Bo WelchBo Welch

30 November 1951

American

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon

30 April 1916

American

Gordon CooperGordon Cooper

06 March 1927

American

John CarmackJohn Carmack

20 August 1970

American

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Roy Thomas BakerRoy Thomas Baker

10 November 1946

British

Gene KranzGene Kranz

17 August 1933

American

George HotzGeorge Hotz

02 October 1989

American

Gary GygaxGary Gygax

27 July 1938

American

Lisa NowakLisa Nowak

10 May 1963

American

Jack FiskJack Fisk

19 December 1945

American

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Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras

28 July 1974

Greek

Chris MetzenChris Metzen

22 November 1973

American

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush

11 March 1890

American

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini

28 April 1916

Italian

Steve AlbiniSteve Albini

22 July 1962

American

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra

11 May 1930

Dutch

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Sid MeierSid Meier

24 February 1954

Canadian,American

Wally SchirraWally Schirra

12 March 1923

American

Dieter RamsDieter Rams

20 May 1932

German

Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup

30 December 1950

Danish

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi

25 June 1972

Libyan

Renzo PianoRenzo Piano

14 September 1937

Italian

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Bernhard Caesar EinsteinBernhard Caesar Einstein

10 July 1930

Swiss,American

Shawn FanningShawn Fanning

22 November 1980

American

Brendan EichBrendan Eich

04 July 1961

American