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

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong

05 August 1930

American

Bill GatesBill Gates

28 October 1955

American

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai

12 July 1972

Indian,American

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin

20 January 1930

American

Howard HughesHoward Hughes

24 December 1905

American

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey

19 November 1976

American

Tim CookTim Cook

01 November 1960

American

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak

11 August 1950

American

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella

19 August 1967

American

Markus PerssonMarkus Persson

01 June 1979

Swedish

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John McAfeeJohn McAfee

18 September 1945

American

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds

28 December 1969

Finnish,American

N. R. Narayana MurthyN. R. Narayana Murthy

20 August 1946

Indian

Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom

21 January 1974

German,Finnish

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt

27 April 1955

American

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum

31 January 1956

Dutch

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Jan KoumJan Koum

24 February 1976

American

Ma HuatengMa Huateng

29 October 1971

Chinese

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai

02 December 1963

Indian

Paul DiracPaul Dirac

08 August 1902

British

Amar BoseAmar Bose

02 November 1929

American

Garrett CampGarrett Camp

04 October 1978

Canadian

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Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee

03 December 1961

Taiwanese

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang

06 November 1968

American

E. SreedharanE. Sreedharan

12 June 1932

Indian

Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani

02 June 1955

Indian

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce

12 December 1927

American

John BardeenJohn Bardeen

23 May 1908

American

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Jack KilbyJack Kilby

08 November 1923

American

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson

23 April 1941

American

José Napoleón DuarteJosé Napoleón Duarte

23 November 1925

Salvadoran

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz

05 April 1950

Chinese,Costa Rican,American

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor

05 June 1900

Hungarian

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Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu

25 February 1948

Ethiopian

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus

03 November 1926

Lithuanian

Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim

03 May 1946

British

Godfrey HounsfieldGodfrey Hounsfield

28 August 1919

British

An WangAn Wang

07 February 1920

Chinese,American

Bjarni TryggvasonBjarni Tryggvason

21 September 1945

Canadian,Icelander

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Evan WilliamsEvan Williams

31 March 1972

American

Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi

12 March 1937

Nigerien

W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming

14 October 1900

American

Henry GannettHenry Gannett

24 August 1846

American

George Reginald StarrGeorge Reginald Starr

06 April 1904

British

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg

08 September 1981

American

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Lisa NowakLisa Nowak

10 May 1963

American

Robert MetcalfeRobert Metcalfe

07 April 1946

American

Carol VordermanCarol Vorderman

24 December 1960

British

Max YasgurMax Yasgur

15 December 1919

American

Steven WilsonSteven Wilson

03 November 1967

Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons

20 December 1948

British

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Viktor YanukovychViktor Yanukovych

09 July 1950

Ukrainian

Richard StallmanRichard Stallman

16 March 1953

American

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki

22 April 1971

American,Yemeni

Edd ChinaEdd China

09 May 1971

British

Gordon CooperGordon Cooper

06 March 1927

American

Mikhail KalashnikovMikhail Kalashnikov

10 November 1919

Russian

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Abdul Qadeer KhanAbdul Qadeer Khan

01 April 1936

Indian,Pakistani

Ed BoonEd Boon

22 February 1964

American

Gary GygaxGary Gygax

27 July 1938

American

Sid MeierSid Meier

24 February 1954

Canadian,American

Julie PayetteJulie Payette

20 October 1963

Canadian

George HotzGeorge Hotz

02 October 1989

American

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Steve AlbiniSteve Albini

22 July 1962

American

Saif al-Islam GaddafiSaif al-Islam Gaddafi

25 June 1972

Libyan

Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras

28 July 1974

Greek

Jade RaymondJade Raymond

28 August 1975

Canadian

John CarmackJohn Carmack

20 August 1970

American

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon

30 April 1916

American

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Bo WelchBo Welch

30 November 1951

American

Gianni AgnelliGianni Agnelli

12 March 1921

Italian

Ferruccio LamborghiniFerruccio Lamborghini

28 April 1916

Italian

Gene KranzGene Kranz

17 August 1933

American

Michael TeutulMichael Teutul

26 November 1978

American

Brendan EichBrendan Eich

04 July 1961

American

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Bernhard Caesar EinsteinBernhard Caesar Einstein

10 July 1930

Swiss,American

Roy Thomas BakerRoy Thomas Baker

10 November 1946

British

Bjarne StroustrupBjarne Stroustrup

30 December 1950

Danish