Aquarius Engineers

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 1 Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison.
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Famous As: Inventor, Businessman
Birthdate: February 11, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Milan, Ohio, United States
Died: October 18, 1931

Described as America’s greatest inventor, Thomas Edison’s legacy is an everlasting one. He was the first to help make the incandescent light bulb commercially viable, even though he was not the first inventor of it. Quadruplex telegraph, phonograph, motion picture camera and the alkaline storage battery are some the many innovations that made him a worldwide phenomenon and an icon.

 2 Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei.
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Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: February 15, 1564
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642

An Italian astronomer, engineer, and physicist, Galileo Galilei is widely regarded as the father of observational astronomy, the father of the scientific method, the father of modern physics, and the father of modern science. He is credited with popularizing the telescope, which changed the course of history.

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 3 Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin.
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: January 31, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolomna, Russia

 4 Guido van Rossum

Guido van Rossum.
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Famous As: Programmer
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Netherlands
Dutch programmer Guido van Rossum is known as the inventor of the Python programming language. He has also worked with Google and Dropbox earlier. In November 2020, he announced he announced his decision to join the Developer Division of Microsoft. He has won several honors, such as the NLUUG Award.
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 5 Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker
Birthdate: January 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kiel, West Germany

Kim Dotcom is a German-Finnish internet entrepreneur and political activist. He first gained fame in the 1990s as an internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of the now-defunct file hosting service Megaupload. He is a controversial person and was once convicted on charges of computer fraud. He loves music and has released one album and a few singles. 

 6 Boris Berezovsky

Boris Berezovsky
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Famous As: entrepreneur, mathematician, politician, economist
Birthdate: January 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: March 23, 2013

Russian business-tycoon, engineer, mathematician and government official Boris Berezovsky is counted among the famed Russian oligarchs who made their fortunes during the 1990s, when Russia was going through privatization of state property. He remained a vocal critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin since the latter’s election as president in 2000 and was granted political asylum by the UK in 2003.

 7 Jensen Huang

Jensen Huang
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tainan, Taiwan

Jensen Huang is a Taiwanese-American electrical engineer and businessman. He is credited with co-founding an American multinational technology company named Nvidia Corporation where he currently serves as president and CEO. Jensen Huang is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he donated US$30 million to Stanford University and $2 million to Oneida Baptist Institute.

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 8 David Baszucki

David Baszucki.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

David Baszucki is a Canadian-born American entrepreneur and inventor. He is credited with co-founding the Roblox Corporation, for which he also serves as the CEO. He is also credited with co-founding Knowledge Revolution, a company which was obtained by MSC Software in 1998. In 2017 and 2018, Baszucki was named one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs.

 9 Mike Markkula

Mike Markkula
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: February 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 10 Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: July 2, 2013

 11 Harry Nyquist

Harry Nyquist
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Famous As: Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, Statistician, Mathematician
Birthdate: February 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kil Municipality
Died: April 4, 1976

 12 Auguste Piccard

Auguste Piccard
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: January 28, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: January 28, 1963

 13 Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin.
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Famous As: American engineer
Birthdate: January 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
Buzz Aldrin became the second person to set foot on the Moon, as the pilot of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission, 19 minutes after Neil Armstrong stepped on the Moon, on July 21, 1969. Aldrin has also been a U.S. Air Force officer and flew fighter jets in the Korean War.

 14 Kevin Warwick

Kevin Warwick
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Famous As: Engineer, Writer, University teacher, Computer scientist
Birthdate: February 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coventry

A professor at the Coventry and Reading universities, engineer Kevin Warwicke specializes in artificial intelligence, robotics, and biomedical engineering. One of his most interesting research interests is the possibility of creating cyborgs, which has earned him the nickname Captain Cyborg. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from several universities.

 15 Roberta Williams

Roberta Williams
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Famous As: Writer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: February 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Verne

 16 Andrew Kehoe

Andrew Kehoe
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Famous As: Spree killer
Birthdate: February 1, 1872
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tecumseh
Died: May 18, 1927

 17 Leslie Lamport

Leslie Lamport
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Famous As: Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer, Engineer, Writer
Birthdate: February 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City

 18 Edith Clarke

Edith Clarke.
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: February 10, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Howard County
Died: October 29, 1959

 19 Wilhelm Maybach

Wilhelm Maybach
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Famous As: Engineer, Entrepreneur, Inventor
Birthdate: February 9, 1846
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heilbronn
Died: December 29, 1929

 20 Richard Hamming

Richard Hamming
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Famous As: Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: February 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: January 7, 1998

 21 Niklaus Wirth

Niklaus Wirth
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Famous As: Computer Scientist
Birthdate: February 15, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland

 22 Yukio Hatoyama

Yukio Hatoyama
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Famous As: Politician, Engineer
Birthdate: February 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bunkyō, Tokyo

Born into a family of Japanese politicians that has been compared to the Kennedy family of the U.S., Yukio Hatoyama has served as Japan’s prime minister and as the Democratic Party president. An engineer, who later obtained a PhD from Stanford, he has also taught at a few universities earlier.

 23 Marcel Dassault

Marcel Dassault
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Famous As: Politician, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Aerospace engineer, Inventor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: April 18, 1986

Marcel Dassault was a French industrialist and engineer. He played an important role during the First World War when he developed a type of aircraft propeller which was used by the French army. In 1916, he worked with Louis Coroller and Henry Potez to form a company named Société d'Études Aéronautiques in order to manufacture the SEA series of fighters.

 24 Hugo Junkers

Hugo Junkers
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: February 3, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rheydt, Rhine Province, Kingdom of Prussia
Died: February 3, 1935

 25 Terry Date

Terry Date
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Famous As: Record producer, Engineer, Audio engineer, Composer
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing

 26 Ken Adam

Ken Adam
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Famous As: Scenographer, Production designer
Birthdate: February 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: March 10, 2016

A master production designer, Ken Adam won his first Academy Award for his work in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon. While working as a flight lieutenant during World War II, he had earned the nickname Heinie the Tank-buster. He is also remembered for his sets in a number of James Bond films.

 27 Antony C. Sutton

Antony C. Sutton
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Famous As: Economist, Engineer, Historian, University teacher
Birthdate: February 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: June 17, 2002

British-American researcher, historian, economist, writer and professor Antony Cyril Sutton served as a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution for War, Revolution and Peace and as a professor of economics at California State University, Los Angeles. He authored 25 books and is best-known for his book America's Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull and Bones.

 28 Lotfi A. Zadeh

Lotfi A. Zadeh
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: February 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: September 6, 2017
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 29 André Citroën

André Citroën
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Famous As: French industrialist
Birthdate: February 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: July 3, 1935

André Citroën was a French industrialist. He is credited with founding the popular automobile company Citroën and is best remembered for making Citroën cars. He also helped his company become the world's fourth-largest automobile manufacturer by the beginning of the 1930s. In 1998, he was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

 30 An Wang

An Wang.
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Famous As: Co-founder of Wang Laboratories
Birthdate: February 7, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China,
Died: March 24, 1990

Born in Shanghai, An Wang studied electrical engineering before moving to Harvard to get his PhD. The Wang Laboratories co-founder is remembered for inventing the magnetic core memory, which was the main component of computers till the invention of the microchip. He also developed many word-processing systems.

 31 Henry M. Leland

Henry M. Leland
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Famous As: Machinist
Birthdate: February 14, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vermont, United States
Died: March 26, 1932

While initially working in the machine plants and firearms industries, Henry M. Leland gradually mastered the art of toolmaking and manufacturing. He later revolutionized the auto industry and was the man behind the car brands Cadillac and Lincoln. He introduced inventions such as the electric starter and the V-8 engine.

 32 Ludwig Prandtl

Ludwig Prandtl
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Famous As: Physicist, Mechanical engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: February 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Freising
Died: August 15, 1953

 33 Gerald Jay Sussman

Gerald Jay Sussman
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Famous As: Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: February 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United States of America

 34 Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie
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Famous As: Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: February 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 35 Umberto Nobile

Umberto Nobile
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Famous As: Explorer, Aerospace engineer, Politician, Military personnel
Birthdate: January 21, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Naples
Died: July 30, 1978

 36 Pavel Florensky

Pavel Florensky
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: January 22, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yevlakh, Azerbaijan
Died: December 8, 1943

 37 Isamu Akasaki

Isamu Akasaki
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 30, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chiran, Kawanabe District, Kagoshima Prefecture

 38 Brad Fitzpatrick

Brad Fitzpatrick
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Famous As: Programmer
Birthdate: February 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iowa

 39 Monte Cook

Monte Cook
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Famous As: Writer, Novelist
Birthdate: January 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Watertown

 40 Ernst Heinrich Heinkel

Ernst Heinrich Heinkel
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Famous As: Aeronautical engineer
Birthdate: January 24, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grunbach, Germany
Died: January 30, 1958

 41 Clément Ader

Clément Ader
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Famous As: engineer, inventor, aerospace engineer
Birthdate: February 4, 1841
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Muret
Died: March 5, 1925

Clément Ader was a French engineer and inventor best remembered for his pioneering work in aviation. Widely regarded as the father of aviation in France, Clément Ader is still revered for his early powered-flight efforts. His aircraft models are still displayed at Paris' Musée des Arts et Métiers.

 42 Luis A. Ferre

Luis A. Ferre
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: February 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: October 20, 2003

 43 John Henry Holland

John Henry Holland
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Famous As: Engineer, Psychologist, Scientist, University teacher, Computer scientist
Birthdate: February 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Wayne
Died: August 9, 2015

 44 Octave Chanute

Octave Chanute
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: February 18, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 23, 1910

Octave Chanute was a French-American aviation pioneer and civil engineer. He is credited with helping budding enthusiasts like the Wright brothers by providing them with help and advice. He also helped publicize their flying experiments. At the time of his death, Octave Chanute was referred to as the father of aviation.

 45 Lawrence Hargrave

Lawrence Hargrave.
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Famous As: Inventor & Explorer
Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich
Died: July 14, 1915
Australian aeronautical engineer Lawrence Hargrave is best remembered for inventing the box kite, or the cellular kite. He went on several expeditions at sea before devoting himself to aeronautics. His initial monoplane models were built after detailed research on the flight of insects and birds.

 46 Jean Piccard

Jean Piccard
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: January 28, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: January 28, 1963

 47 David Parnas

David Parnas
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer
Birthdate: February 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Canada

 48 Wolfgang von Kempelen

Wolfgang von Kempelen
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Famous As: Engineer, Writer, Painter, Playwright, Chess player, Architect
Birthdate: January 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bratislava
Died: March 26, 1804

 49 Hans Ledwinka

Hans Ledwinka
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Famous As: Engineer, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: February 14, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Klosterneuburg
Died: March 2, 1967

 50 Sabu Cyril

Sabu Cyril
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Famous As: Art director, Actor
Birthdate: January 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kerala