Famous American Electrical Engineers

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 1 Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella
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Famous As: CEO of Microsoft
Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive, currently serving as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Since he became CEO, the company has seen a 27% annual growth rate. Born in India to a Telugu-speaking family, Nadella serves as an inspiration to millions of Indians who nurse 'The American Dream'.

 2 William Edwards Deming

W. Edwards Deming
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Famous As: Statistician, Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: October 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 20, 1993
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 3 Ginni Rometty

Ginni Rometty
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Famous As: Businesswomen
Birthdate: July 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 4 Thomas Massie

Thomas Massie
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: January 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 5 John Bardeen

John Bardeen
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Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: January 30, 1991

 6 Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: July 2, 2013

 7 Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson
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Famous As: Inventor of the First Email System
Birthdate: April 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: March 5, 2016
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 8 Edwin Howard Armstrong

Edwin Howard Armstrong
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Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: December 18, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 1, 1954

 9 Bruce McCandless II

Bruce McCandless II
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Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: June 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: December 21, 2017

 10 Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby
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Famous As: Inventor of integrated circuit
Birthdate: November 8, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: June 20, 2005

 11 Will Packer

Will Packer
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: April 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 12 Seymour Cray

Seymour Cray
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Famous As: Engineer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: September 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: October 5, 1996

 13 Granville Woods

Granville Woods
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: April 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: January 30, 1910

 14 Harry Nyquist

Harry Nyquist
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Famous As: Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, Statistician, Mathematician
Birthdate: February 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Swedish, American
Died: April 4, 1976

 15 Steven Sasson

Steven Sasson
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: July 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 16 J. Presper Eckert

J. Presper Eckert
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Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: April 9, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: June 3, 1995

 17 Frederick Emmons Terman

Frederick Emmons Terman
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: June 7, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: December 19, 1982

 18 Nick Holonyak

Nick Holonyak
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 19 Madman Muntz

Madman Muntz
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Famous As: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Electrical engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: January 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: June 21, 1987

 20 Frank J. Sprague

Frank J. Sprague
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: July 25, 1857
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: October 25, 1934

 21 C. L. Max Nikias

C. L. Max Nikias
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: September 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 22 Charles F. Brush

Charles F. Brush
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 17, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 15, 1929

 23 Arthur Nielsen

Arthur Nielsen
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Famous As: Market-research executive
Birthdate: September 5, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 1, 1980

 24 Edith Clarke

Edith Clarke
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: February 10, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: October 29, 1959

 25 Solomon W. Golomb

Solomon W. Golomb
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: May 1, 2016

 26 Marcian Hoff

Marcian Hoff
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Famous As: Engineer, Inventor, Computer scientist
Birthdate: October 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 27 Robert Michael White

Robert Michael White
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: July 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: March 17, 2010

 28 Max Mathews

Max Mathews
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Famous As: Musical Artist
Birthdate: November 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: April 21, 2011

 29 Ivan A. Getting

Ivan A. Getting
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: January 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: October 11, 2003

 30 Henry Earl Singleton

Henry Earl Singleton
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: November 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 31, 1999

 31 Edwin James Houston

Edwin James Houston
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Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: July 9, 1847
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: March 1, 1914

 32 Peter Cooper Hewitt

Peter Cooper Hewitt
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: May 5, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: August 25, 1921

 33 Charles F. Kettering

Charles F. Kettering
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Famous As: Inventor, Engineer & Businessman
Birthdate: August 29, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: November 25, 1958

 34 Harold Stephen Black

Harold Stephen Black
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: April 14, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: December 11, 1983

 35 David Crosthwait

David Nelson Crosthwait Jr.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 27, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: February 25, 1976

 36 Wallace H. Coulter

Wallace H. Coulter
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: February 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 7, 1998

 37 Harold Rosen

Harold Rosen
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: January 30, 2017

 38 Arthur E. Kennelly

Arthur E. Kennelly
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Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: December 17, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: June 18, 1939

 39 Albert H. Taylor

Albert H. Taylor
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: January 1, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 11, 1961

 40 Greenleaf Whittier Pickard

Greenleaf Whittier Pickard
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Famous As: Developer
Birthdate: February 14, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: January 8, 1956

 41 Frank B. Jewett

Frank B. Jewett
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: September 5, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: November 18, 1949

 42 Emmett Leith

Emmett Leith
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: March 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: December 23, 2005

 43 Bern Dibner

Bern Dibner
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: January 6, 1988

 44 Albert W. Hull

Albert W. Hull
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: April 19, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: January 22, 1966

 45 Alvin Radkowsky

Alvin Radkowsky
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: February 17, 2002

 46 W. Edwards Deming

W. Edwards Deming
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: October 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 20, 1993

 47 Hubert Schlafly

Hubert Schlafly
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Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: August 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: April 20, 2011

 48 Loni Love

Loni Love
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 49 Alonzo G. Decker Jr.

Alonzo G. Decker Jr.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 1908 AD
Nationality: American
Died: 2002 AD

 50 Joseph Slepian

Joseph Slepian
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: February 11, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 19, 1969