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

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

Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
10 July 1856, Austrian, American
Inventor, Father of Radio

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai
12 July 1972, Indian, American
CEO of Google Inc

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
05 August 1930, American
Astronaut
Howard HughesHoward Hughes
24 December 1905, American
Entrepreneur, Investor

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.
Henry FordHenry Ford
30 July 1863, American
Industrialist

Tim CookTim Cook
01 November 1960, American
Chief Executive Officer of Apple
Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
19 August 1967, American
CEO of Microsoft

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email

John DeLoreanJohn DeLorean
06 January 1925, American
Inventor, Engineer

John McAfeeJohn McAfee
18 September 1945, American
Computer Programmer
Vladimir KomarovVladimir Komarov
16 March 1927, Russian
Pilot

N. R. Narayana MurthyN. R. Narayana Murthy
20 August 1946, Indian
Founder of Infosys

Markus PerssonMarkus Persson
01 June 1979, Swedish
Video Game Programmer & Designer

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
28 December 1969, Finnish, American
Software Engineer
Anatoly DyatlovAnatoly Dyatlov
03 March 1931, Ukrainian, Russian
Nuclear Engineer

Julie PayetteJulie Payette
20 October 1963, Canadian
Governor General of Canada
Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971, Chinese
CEO of Tencent

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
27 April 1955, American
Former CEO of Google

Jan KoumJan Koum
24 February 1976, American
CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp
Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956, Dutch
Programmer

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875, Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974, German, Finnish
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
08 August 1902, British
Physicist

Amar BoseAmar Bose
02 November 1929, American
Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer
Karl BenzKarl Benz
25 November 1844, German
Entrepreneur

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Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944, Chinese
CEO of Huawei
David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963, Canadian
Entrepreneur

John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23 May 1908, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
11 March 1890, American
Engineer

Menachem Mendel SchneersonMenachem Mendel Schneerson
18 April 1902, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Rabbi
Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani
02 June 1955, Indian
Founder of Infosys
Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978, Canadian
Innovator & Entrepreneurs

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
17 August 1896, American
Engineer

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel
18 March 1858, German, French
Inventor of Diesel Engine
Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
12 December 1927, American
Co-inventor of the integrated circuit

Frederick McKinley JonesFrederick McKinley Jones
17 May 1893, American
Inventor

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

Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
15 September 1881, French
Automobile Designer

Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao
04 November 1933, Chinese, British, American
Electrical Engineer
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
03 April 1929, Bangladeshi, American
Civil Engineer, Architect

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

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

Tommy RettigTommy Rettig
10 December 1941, American
Child Actor
Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941, American
Inventor of the First Email System

Jack KilbyJack Kilby
08 November 1923, American
Inventor of integrated circuit
Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte
23 November 1925, Salvadoran
Salvadoran Political figure

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

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
05 June 1900, Hungarian
Father of Holography

Godfrey HounsfieldGodfrey Hounsfield
28 August 1919, British
Developer of X-ray computed tomography
Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
03 November 1926, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania

An WangAn Wang
07 February 1920, Chinese, American
Co-founder of Wang Laboratories

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer

Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason
21 September 1945, Canadian, Icelander
Astronaut
Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi
12 March 1937, Nigerien
Academic

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
25 February 1948, Ethiopian
Space Scientist
Evan WilliamsEvan Williams
31 March 1972, American
Co-founder of Blogger & Twitter

Henry GannettHenry Gannett
24 August 1846, American
Geographers, Explorers

Fred C KochFred C Koch
23 September 1900, American
Chemical Engineer, Entrepreneur
George Reginald StarrGeorge Reginald Starr
06 April 1904, British
Secret agent during World War II

W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming
14 October 1900, American
Statistician, Electrical Engineer
Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer

Grant ImaharaGrant Imahara
23 October 1970, Japanese, American
Electrical engineer

Sonu SoodSonu Sood
30 July 1973, Indian
Actor
Dick StrawbridgeDick Strawbridge
03 September 1959, British
Television Presenter

Lisa NowakLisa Nowak
10 May 1963, American
Naval flight officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Test
Jim LovellJim Lovell
25 March 1928, American
Astronaut

Shahid KhanShahid Khan
18 July 1950, Pakistani, American
Business person

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman
24 December 1960, British
Television presenter, Journalist, Engineer

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki
22 April 1971, American, Yemeni
Engineer
Andrew SchlaflyAndrew Schlafly
27 April 1961, American
Lawyer, Engineer, Teacher
Bo WelchBo Welch
30 November 1951, American
Film director, Screenwriter

Homer HickamHomer Hickam
19 February 1943, American
Aerospace Engineer

Sergei KrikalevSergei Krikalev
27 August 1958, Russian
Astronaut, Engineer

John CarmackJohn Carmack
20 August 1970, American
Chief technology officer, Aerospace engineer,
Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons
20 December 1948, British
Composer, Musician, Record producer

Loni LoveLoni Love
12 July 1971, American
Comedian

Martin EberhardMartin Eberhard
15 May 1960, American
Entrepreneur

Jiro HorikoshiJiro Horikoshi
22 June 1903, Japanese
Aerospace engineer, Engineer

Vitalik ButerinVitalik Buterin
31 January 1994, Russian
Computer scientist
Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych
09 July 1950, Ukrainian
Politician, Engineer, Economist, Racecar driver

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson
03 November 1967
Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer,
W. Edwards DemingW. Edwards Deming
14 October 1900, American
Engineer

Gianni AgnelliGianni Agnelli
12 March 1921, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Politician, Businessperson
Bernhard Caesar EinsteinBernhard Caesar Einstein
10 July 1930, Swiss, American
Physicist, Engineer
Piero FerrariPiero Ferrari
22 May 1945, Italian
Entrepreneur, Engineer