Aries Engineers

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 1 Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: April 9, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: September 15, 1859

English civil engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history." Considered a major figure of the Industrial Revolution, he built docks, a series of steamships, and many important bridges and tunnels. He was placed second in a BBC public poll to determine the "100 Greatest Britons" in 2002. 

 2 Fazlur Rahman Khan

Fazlur Rahman Khan.
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Famous As: Civil Engineer, Architect
Birthdate: April 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Died: March 27, 1982

Fazlur Rahman Khan was a Bangladeshi-American architect and structural engineer. Regarded as the father of tubular designs, Khan is credited with designing several skyscrapers, including the Willis Tower and the John Hancock Center. Thanks to his ingenious use of structural systems, Khan is often referred to as the 20th century's greatest structural engineer and the Einstein of structural engineering.

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 3 Wernher Von Braun

Wernher Von Braun.
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Famous As: Aerospace Engineer
Birthdate: March 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wyrzysk, Poland
Died: June 16, 1977

German-born American aerospace engineer and space architect, Wernher Von Braun, worked in Nazi Germany's rocket development program as a young man. After World War II, he moved to the United States where he became a pioneer of rocket and space technology in the nation. In his later career, he became director of the newly formed Marshall Space Flight Center.

 4 Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell.
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Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: March 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Retired American astronaut Jim Lovell commanded the iconic Apollo 13 mission and was one of the first three human beings to fly to the Moon, orbit it, and get back to Earth. He had also been a US Navy captain. Following his retirement, Lovell launched a restaurant in Lake Forest.

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 5 Charles Proteus Steinmetz

Charles Proteus Steinmetz.
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Famous As: Mathematician, Electrical engineer, Engineer, Scientist, Inventor
Birthdate: April 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: October 26, 1923

 6 Franklin Chang Díaz

Franklin Chang Díaz.
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Famous As: Former NASA Astronaut
Birthdate: April 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San José

Franklin Chang Díaz is a Costa Rican American physicist, mechanical engineer, and former NASA astronaut. He is credited with founding the Ad Astra Rocket Company where he currently serves as the CEO. On May 5, 2012, Franklin Chang Díaz was inducted into the NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame.

 7 Evan Williams

Evan Williams.
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Famous As: Co-founder of Blogger & Twitter
Birthdate: March 31, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clarks
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 8 Andy Hertzfeld

Andy Hertzfeld
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer
Birthdate: April 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia

Andy Hertzfeld is an innovator and software engineer. During the 1980s, Hertzfeld was one of the members of the Apple Macintosh development team. He is also credited with co-founding companies like Radius, General Magic, and Eazel. From 2005 to 2013, he contributed to the development of Google+. Elden Henson and Michael Stuhlbarg portrayed him in Jobs and Steve Jobs respectively.

 9 James Glaisher

James Glaisher
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Famous As: Meteorologists
Birthdate: April 7, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rotherhithe, London, England
Died: February 7, 1903

Renowned meteorologist and aeronaut James Glaisher was a pioneer of balloon flights and had penned the iconic book Travels in the Air. He had also contributed to the formation of the Meteorological Society and the Aeronautical Society of Britain. The 2019 movie The Aeronauts depicts his exploits as a balloonist.

 10 Joseph Bazalgette

Joseph Bazalgette
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: March 28, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: March 15, 1891

British civil engineer Joseph Bazalgette was the man behind the development of the sewage system of London. He was later knighted for his achievements and had also served as the president of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Another notable work of his was the Hammersmith Bridge.

 11 Viktor Vekselberg

Viktor Vekselberg
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer
Birthdate: April 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Drohobych

 12 Abu Hamza al-Masri

Abu Hamza al-Masri
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher
Birthdate: April 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria

 13 Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney
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Famous As: Formula One driver, Engineer, Racecar driver
Birthdate: April 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port Jefferson

 14 James H. Clark

James H. Clark
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: March 23, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Plainview, Texas, United States

 15 Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick.
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Famous As: Pioneer of steam-powered road & rail transport
Birthdate: April 13, 1771
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tregajorran, Cornwall, England
Died: April 22, 1833

Richard Trevithick was a British mining engineer and inventor. A pioneer of rail transport and steam-powered vehicles, Trevithick is credited with developing the first working railway steam locomotive and the first high-pressure steam engine. He was a highly respected figure in the fields of engineering and mining during the peak of his career.

 16 Bassel al-Assad

Bassel al-Assad
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Famous As: Politician, Engineer
Birthdate: March 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Damascus
Died: January 21, 1994
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 17 Walter Chrysler

Walter Chrysler
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Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: April 2, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wamego, Kansas, U.S.
Died: August 18, 1940

 18 Daniel Kottke

Daniel Kottke
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer
Birthdate: April 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bronxville
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 19 Edwin Catmull

Edwin Catmull
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer
Birthdate: March 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Parkersburg

 20 Stan Winston

Stan Winston
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Famous As: Film director, Make-up artist, Film producer, Engineer, Writer, Actor, Theatrical makeup
Birthdate: April 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arlington County
Died: June 16, 2008

 21 J. Presper Eckert

J. Presper Eckert
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Famous As: Electrical engineer
Birthdate: April 9, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 3, 1995

 22 Ferdinand Piech

Ferdinand Piech
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: April 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 25, 2019
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 23 Elihu Thomson

Elihu Thomson
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Famous As: Engineer, Inventor
Birthdate: March 29, 1853
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manchester
Died: March 13, 1937

Elihu Thomson was an English-born American inventor and engineer. He is credited with founding major electrical companies in France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In 1882, Elihu Thomson founded the Thomson-Houston Electric Company which was renamed General Electric Company in 1892 after merging with the Edison General Electric Company. Thomson is also credited with inventing an arc-lighting system.

 24 Tony Fadell

Tony Fadell
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 25 Klaus Schwab

Klaus Schwab
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: March 30, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ravensburg, Germany

 26 Bob Rock

Bob Rock
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Famous As: Bassist, Engineer, Audio engineer, Musician, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: April 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver

Grammy Award-winning Canadian sound engineer and music producer Robert Jens Rock, or Bob Rock, has not just worked with bands such as Metallica and Aerosmith, but has also composed for films such as Mission: Impossible II and St. Elmo's Fire. He is part of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

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 27 Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
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Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: April 18, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mykolaiv, Ukraine
Died: June 12, 1994

Menachem Mendel Schneerson was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most influential Jewish leaders, Schneerson is best remembered for leading the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. Under his leadership, the movement became one of the world's most influential and widespread Jewish movements. Menachem Mendel Schneerson was posthumously honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in 1994.

 28 Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: April 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: January 28, 1986

Judith Resnik was an American software engineer, electrical engineer, pilot, biomedical engineer, and NASA astronaut. She was the fourth woman and the first Jewish woman in space, logging 145 hours in orbit. Resnik, who died during the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, received several posthumous honors. Judith Resnik’s life and career inspired the 1990 TV movie Challenger.

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 29 Robert Metcalfe

Robert Metcalfe
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer
Birthdate: April 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn

 30 Jacob Appelbaum

Jacob Appelbaum
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Famous As: computer scientist, blogger, Internet activist, journalist
Birthdate: April 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries

 31 Othmar Herman Ammann

Othmar Herman Ammann
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: March 26, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Died: September 22, 1965

 32 Stephanie Sheh

Stephanie Sheh
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Famous As: Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer, Television producer, Photographer, Singer
Birthdate: April 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalamazoo

 33 Oleksandr Turchynov

Oleksandr Turchynov
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Famous As: Economist, Engineer, Politician
Birthdate: March 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk

 34 Teófilo Stevenson

Teófilo Stevenson
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Famous As: Boxer, Engineer
Birthdate: March 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Puerto Padre
Died: June 11, 2012

 35 Will Packer

Will Packer
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: April 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida

 36 Abdul Qadeer Khan

Abdul Qadeer Khan
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Famous As: Nuclear Physicist, Metallurgical Engineer
Birthdate: April 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: October 10, 2021

Pakistani engineer Abdul Qadeer Khan was a major figure in the development of his country’s nuclear plans. His research also focused on uranium enrichment. He was later apparently involved in transfer of nuclear technology to Iran, among other countries, but was pardoned by then-president Pervez Musharraf.

 37 Yukihiro Matsumoto

Yukihiro Matsumoto
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist, Programmer
Birthdate: April 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ōsaka Prefecture

 38 Carl Wilhelm Siemens

Carl Wilhelm Siemens
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: April 4, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gehrden, Germany
Died: November 19, 1883

German-British inventor and electrical engineer, who revolutionized the steel-making and glass-making industries, is best remembered for using the Siemens-Martin process to create the regenerative furnace. His achievements earned him accolades such as the Albert Medal. He was a Fellow of The Royal Society and was knighted shortly before his death.

 39 Henry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper.
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Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: March 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Thomasville, Georgia, United States
Died: April 26, 1940

 40 Ze Frank

Ze Frank
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: March 31, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guilderland

 41 Anthony Fokker

Anthony Fokker.
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Famous As: Dutch aviation pioneer and an aircraft manufacturer
Birthdate: April 6, 1890
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kediri, East Java
Died: December 23, 1939

Though a high-school drop-out, Dutch aviation designer and entrepreneur Anthony Fokker showed his interest in mechanics quite early. He designed over 40 types of fighter aircrafts for the Germans during World War I. The aircraft that completed the first nonstop flight across the U.S. was also made by him.

 42 Eddie Kramer

Eddie Kramer
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Famous As: engineer, audio engineer, record producer, composer
Birthdate: April 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cape Town

Born to anti-Apartheid parents in South Africa, Eddie Kramer later moved to London with his family. An expert in classical piano, he later deviated to jazz and soon became one of the greatest rock producers/engineers of the world. His collaborators included The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and The Rolling Stones.

 43 Henry Royce

Henry Royce
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer, Automotive designer
Birthdate: March 27, 1863
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Huntingdonshire
Died: April 22, 1933

Famous for his designs of car and airplane engines, fifteen years old Frederick Henry Royce learned engineering through hands-on during his apprenticeship at Great Northern Railway Company rather than through education. At twenty-one, he started his own engineering business, manufacturing electrically driven cranes, dynamos, and motors, eventually drawing the attention of C.S. Rolls, co-founding the Rolls Royce Company with him.

 44 Paddy Lowe

Paddy Lowe
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: April 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi

Paddy Lowe is best known as the former chief of the Mercedes Formula One team. He later established a petroleum company. He and his brother Michael Lowe became the first brother duo to be part of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has been the chief technical officer of Williams Racing.

 45 Fred Brooks

Fred Brooks
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Famous As: Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: April 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Durham

 46 Zénobe Gramme

Zénobe Gramme
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Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: April 4, 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amay, Belgium
Died: January 20, 1901

 47 Vilma Espín Guillois

Vilma Espín Guillois
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Famous As: Cuban Revolutionary
Birthdate: April 7, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: June 18, 2007

 48 Washington Augustus Roebling II

Washington Augustus Roebling II
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 15, 1912

 49 Richard von Mises

Richard von Mises
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Famous As: Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: April 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lviv
Died: July 14, 1953

Richard von Mises was an Austrian Jewish scientist and mathematician. He is known for his work on solid mechanics, aerodynamics, aeronautics, fluid mechanics, and probability theory. He was the Gordon McKay Professor of Aerodynamics and Applied Mathematics at Harvard University. He is the one who proposed the now-famous "birthday problem" in probability theory. He was married to mathematician Hilda Geiringer.  

 50 Brian Behlendorf

Brian Behlendorf
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Famous As: Engineer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: March 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries