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

Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden
21 June 1983, American
Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee

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

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
05 August 1930, American
Astronaut
Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
19 November 1976, American
CEO of Twitter Inc.

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

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak
11 August 1950, American
Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)
Henry FordHenry Ford
30 July 1863, American
Industrialist

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

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

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

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
19 August 1967, American
CEO of Microsoft

Markus PerssonMarkus Persson
01 June 1979, Swedish
Video Game Programmer & Designer
John McAfeeJohn McAfee
18 September 1945, American
Computer Programmer

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email

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

N. R. Narayana MurthyN. R. Narayana Murthy
20 August 1946, Indian
Founder of Infosys
Anatoly DyatlovAnatoly Dyatlov
03 March 1931, Ukrainian, Russian
Nuclear Engineer

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds
28 December 1969, Finnish, American
Software Engineer
Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971, Chinese
CEO of Tencent

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963, Canadian
Entrepreneur

Jan KoumJan Koum
24 February 1976, American
CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp
Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974, German, Finnish
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875, Austrian, German, Hungarian
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Vladimir KomarovVladimir Komarov
16 March 1927, Russian
Pilot

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

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
08 August 1902, British
Physicist
Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31 January 1956, Dutch
Programmer

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W. Edwards DemingWilliam Edwards Deming
14 October 1900, American
Statistician, Electrical Engineer
Evan WilliamsEvan Williams
31 March 1972, American
Co-founder of Blogger & Twitter

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

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
11 March 1890, American
Engineer

Karl BenzKarl Benz
25 November 1844, German
Entrepreneur
Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer
Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978, Canadian
Innovator & Entrepreneurs

Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944, Chinese
CEO of Huawei

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

Menachem Mendel SchneersonMenachem Mendel Schneerson
18 April 1902, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Rabbi
Tommy RettigTommy Rettig
10 December 1941, American
Child Actor

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

Frederick McKinley JonesFrederick McKinley Jones
17 May 1893, American
Inventor

Granville WoodsGranville Woods
23 April 1856, American
Inventor

Nandan NilekaniNandan Nilekani
02 June 1955, Indian
Founder of Infosys
John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23 May 1908, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
12 December 1927, American
Co-inventor of the integrated circuit
Ettore BugattiEttore Bugatti
15 September 1881, French
Automobile Designer

Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
03 December 1961, Taiwanese
Computer Scientist

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
17 August 1896, American
Engineer
Fazlur Rahman KhanFazlur Rahman Khan
03 April 1929, Bangladeshi, American
Civil Engineer, Architect

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941, American
Inventor of the First Email System
Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim
03 May 1946, British
Entrepreneur

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

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

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

Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao
04 November 1933, Chinese, British, American
Electrical Engineer
Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

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

Dennis GaborDennis Gabor
05 June 1900, Hungarian
Father of Holography

Valdas AdamkusValdas Adamkus
03 November 1926, Lithuanian
Former President of Lithuania
Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

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

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
25 February 1948, Ethiopian
Space Scientist

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

Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
06 June 1940, British
Life peer
George Reginald StarrGeorge Reginald Starr
06 April 1904, British
Secret agent during World War II

Henry GannettHenry Gannett
24 August 1846, American
Geographers, Explorers

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

Vitalik ButerinVitalik Buterin
31 January 1994, Russian
Computer scientist
Srinidhi ShettySrinidhi Shetty
21 October 1992, Indian
Actress

Jim LovellJim Lovell
25 March 1928, American
Astronaut

Fredrik NeijFredrik Neij
27 April 1978, Swedish
Engineer, Computer scientist

Peter MadsenPeter Madsen
12 June 1942, Danish
Engineer
Sonu SoodSonu Sood
30 July 1973, Indian
Actor
Steven WilsonSteven Wilson
03 November 1967
Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer,

Paul BuchheitPaul Buchheit
07 November 1977, American
Computer Engineer

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

Atticus RossAtticus Ross
16 January 1968, British
Musician
Tim SchaferTim Schafer
26 July 1967, American
Engineer, Programmer, Video game developer

Deke SlaytonDeke Slayton
01 March 1924, American
Astronaut

Scott KellyScott Kelly
21 February 1964, American
Engineer

Anwar al-AwlakiAnwar al-Awlaki
22 April 1971, American, Yemeni
Engineer

Gene HaasGene Haas
12 November 1952, American
Engineer
Loni LoveLoni Love
12 July 1971, American
Comedian

Lisa SuLisa Su
07 November 1969, Taiwanese, American
Entrepreneur
Martin EberhardMartin Eberhard
15 May 1960, American
Entrepreneur

Jack ParsonsJack Parsons
02 October 1914, American
Researcher
Lonnie JohnsonLonnie Johnson
06 October 1949, American
Inventor
Judith ResnikJudith Resnik
05 April 1949, American
Engineer