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, American
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
Bill GatesBill Gates
28 October 1955, American
Co-Founder of Microssoft

John McAfeeJohn McAfee
18 September 1945, American
Computer Programmer

Jeff BezosJeff Bezos
12 January 1964, American
Founder of Amazon.com

Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
10 July 1856, Austrian, American
Inventor

Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden
21 June 1983, American
Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee
Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai
12 July 1972, Indian, American
CEO of Google Inc

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
05 August 1930, American
Astronaut

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer
John DeLoreanJohn DeLorean
06 January 1925, American
Inventor, Engineer

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
19 August 1967, American
Chairman & CEO of Microsoft
Henry FordHenry Ford
30 July 1863, American
Industrialist

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak
11 August 1950, American
Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
19 November 1976, American
CEO of Twitter Inc.

Tim CookTim Cook
01 November 1960, American
Chief Executive Officer of Apple

Anatoly DyatlovAnatoly Dyatlov
03 March 1931, Ukrainian, Russian
Nuclear Engineer
Markus PerssonMarkus Persson
01 June 1979, Swedish
Video Game Programmer & Designer

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
28 December 1969, Finnish, American
Software Engineer

Vladimir KomarovVladimir Komarov
16 March 1927, Russian
Pilot
N. R. Narayana MurthyN. R. Narayana Murthy
20 August 1946, Indian
Founder of Infosys

Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971, Chinese
CEO of Tencent
Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875, Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company

E. SreedharanE. Sreedharan
12 June 1932, Indian
Metro Man

Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974, German, Finnish
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker
Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
27 April 1955, American
Former CEO of Google

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963, Canadian
Entrepreneur
Paul DiracPaul Dirac
08 August 1902, British
Physicist

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956, Dutch
Programmer

W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming
14 October 1900, American
Statistician, Electrical Engineer
Jan KoumJan Koum
24 February 1976, American
CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp

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Karl BenzKarl Benz
25 November 1844, German
Entrepreneur
Menachem Mendel SchneersonMenachem Mendel Schneerson
18 April 1902, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Rabbi

Julie PayetteJulie Payette
20 October 1963, Canadian
Governor General of Canada

Amar BoseAmar Bose
02 November 1929, American
Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.
Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani
02 June 1955, Indian
Founder of Infosys
Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
11 March 1890, American
Engineer

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer

Tommy RettigTommy Rettig
10 December 1941, American
Child Actor

Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978, Canadian
Innovator & Entrepreneurs
Evan WilliamsEvan Williams
31 March 1972, American
Co-founder of Blogger & Twitter

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
18 March 1858, German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine

Fred C KochFred C Koch
23 September 1900, American
Chemical Engineer, Entrepreneur

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
15 September 1881, French
Automobile Designer

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
12 December 1927, American
Co-inventor of the integrated circuit
Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944, Chinese
CEO of Huawei

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23 May 1908, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
03 April 1929, Bangladeshi, American
Civil Engineer, Architect

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
17 August 1896, American
Engineer

Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim
03 May 1946, British
Entrepreneur
Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
03 December 1961, Taiwanese
Computer Scientist

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941, American
Inventor of the First Email System
José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte
23 November 1925, Salvadoran
Salvadoran Political figure

Jack KilbyJack Kilby
08 November 1923, American
Inventor of integrated circuit

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
23 April 1856, American
Inventor

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950, Chinese, Costa Rican, American
Former NASA Astronaut

Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao
04 November 1933, Chinese, British, American
Electrical Engineer
Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
03 November 1926, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

Frederick McKinley JonesFrederick McKinley Jones
17 May 1893, American
Inventor

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856, American
Military Leader

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
05 June 1900, Hungarian
Father of Holography
Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

Godfrey HounsfieldGodfrey Hounsfield
28 August 1919, British
Developer of X-ray computed tomography
An WangAn Wang
07 February 1920, Chinese, American
Co-founder of Wang Laboratories

Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason
21 September 1945, Canadian, Icelander
Astronaut

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer
Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi
12 March 1937, Nigerien
Academic

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
25 February 1948, Ethiopian
Space Scientist
George Reginald StarrGeorge Reginald Starr
06 April 1904, British
Secret agent during World War II

Henry GannettHenry Gannett
24 August 1846, American
Geographers, Explorers

Vitalik ButerinVitalik Buterin
31 January 1994, Russian
Computer scientist
Sonu SoodSonu Sood
30 July 1973, Indian
Actor

Shahid KhanShahid Khan
18 July 1950, Pakistani, American
Business person
Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
23 October 1970, Japanese, American
Electrical engineer

Jim LovellJim Lovell
25 March 1928, American
Astronaut

Yuan LongpingYuan Longping
07 September 1930
Biologist, Engineer, Inventor

Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
09 January 1870, American
Engineer
Gene HaasGene Haas
12 November 1952, American
Engineer
Ed BoonEd Boon
22 February 1964, American
Programmer, Engineer, Screenwriter, Computer

Atticus RossAtticus Ross
16 January 1968, British
Musician

Gianni AgnelliGianni Agnelli
12 March 1921, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Politician, Businessperson

Jonathan IveJonathan Ive
27 February 1967, British
Industrial designer
Jack ParsonsJack Parsons
02 October 1914, American
Researcher

Homer HickamHomer Hickam
19 February 1943, American
Aerospace Engineer

Gordon CooperGordon Cooper
06 March 1927, American
Officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Aerospace

Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons
20 December 1948, British
Composer, Musician, Record producer

Deke SlaytonDeke Slayton
01 March 1924, American
Astronaut
Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver

Lisa SuLisa Su
07 November 1969, Taiwanese, American
Entrepreneur
Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki
22 April 1971, American, Yemeni
Engineer

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson
03 November 1967
Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer,
Fidel V. RamosFidel V. Ramos
18 March 1928, Filipino
Politician
Sid MeierSid Meier
24 February 1954, Canadian, American
Video game producer, Engineer, Video game