Gemini Engineers

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 1 E. Sreedharan

E. Sreedharan
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Famous As: Metro Man
Birthdate: June 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Palakkad, Kerala

E. Sreedharan is an Indian politician and engineer who played a key role in the construction of the Delhi Metro and the Konkan Railway. Nicknamed the Metro Man, Sreedharan was honored with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award for changing the face of Indian public transport. In 2003, E. Sreedharan was included in Time magazine's list of Asia's Heroes.

 2 John Bardeen

John Bardeen
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Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 30, 1991

American engineer, physicist and Nobel laureate John Bardeen is the only person who received the Nobel Prize in Physics twice. He shared the first Nobel with William Shockley and Walter Brattain in 1956 for inventing the transistor, and the second with Leon N Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer in 1972 for proposing the BCS theory, a microscopic theory of superconductivity.

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 3 George Stephenson

George Stephenson
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Famous As: Father of Railways
Birthdate: June 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wylam
Died: August 12, 1848

George Stephenson was a British mechanical and civil engineer. Stephenson is credited with pioneering rail transport which is widely regarded as one of the most prominent inventions of the 19th century. Regarded as the Father of Railways, George Stephenson is also credited with developing the standard rail gauge which is used by several railways around the world.

 4 Markus Persson

Markus Persson
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Famous As: Video Game Programmer & Designer
Birthdate: June 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm
Swedish game designer Markus Persson, also known by his pseudonym, Notch, created the sandbox video game Minecraft, which Microsoft later bought for $2.5 billion. He also founded the video game company Mojang. He was dragged into controversy for his “tweets” on feminism, race, and the LGBT community.
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 5 Dustin Moskovitz

Dustin Moskovitz
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States

Dustin Moskovitz is an Internet entrepreneur. He is credited with co-founding the popular social networking service, Facebook. In 2008, he co-founded a web and mobile application called Asana after quitting Facebook. One of the youngest self-made billionaires of all time, Dustin Moskovitz is also renowned for his philanthropic activities; he co-founded a philanthropic organization called Good Ventures in 2011.

 6 John A. Roebling

John A. Roebling
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mühlhausen, Germany
Died: July 22, 1869

 7 Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani
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Famous As: Founder of Infosys
Birthdate: June 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangalore

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani is also the man behind the Indian biometric ID Aadhaar. Named to the Forbes list of India’s Richest in 2021, he also once teamed up with Ratan Tata to form Avanti Finance to help the poor get loans. He unsuccessfully contested as a Congress candidate, too.

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 8 Piero Ferrari

Piero Ferrari
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer
Birthdate: May 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castelvetro di Modena

 9 John Smeaton

John Smeaton
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: June 8, 1724
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Austhorpe, Leeds, England
Died: October 28, 1792

John Smeaton was the first person to claim to be a civil engineer. One of his best-known creations was the Eddystone Lighthouse. He was also the first to use hydraulic lime in concrete. He not only won the Copley Medal but was also made a Fellow of The Royal Society.

 10 Dennis Gabor

Dennis Gabor
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Famous As: Father of Holography
Birthdate: June 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: February 8, 1979

Dennis Gabor was a Hungarian-British physicist and electrical engineer best remembered for inventing holography. His invention earned him the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics in 1971. Gabor won several awards during his lifetime. After his demise, many awards are given in his honor. The Dennis Gabor Award and Gabor Medal are some of the awards that are named after him.

 11 Clyde Klotz

Clyde Klotz
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Famous As: Production Designer
Birthdate: June 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Canada
Canadian art director/production designer Clyde Klotz is better known as The X Files actor Gillian Anderson’s first husband. Klotz has worked on several movies and shows, such as 50 Shades of Grey and 21 Jump Street. Anderson and Klotz had tied the knot in a Buddhist ceremony in Hawaii.

 12 Frank Whittle

Frank Whittle
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Famous As: Engineer, Inventor, Royal Air Force Air Officer
Birthdate: June 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: August 9, 1996

Aviation engineer Frank Whittle entered the Royal Air Force as an apprentice and rose through the ranks to become a pilot. He invented the jet engine, though his idea of a plane that could fly at a phenomenal speed was initially laughed at. He was later knighted for his achievements.

 13 Washington Roebling

Washington Roebling
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: May 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 21, 1926

 14 Burt Rutan

Burt Rutan
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Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: June 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Estacada

 15 Robert Moog

Robert Moog
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 21, 2005

Robert Moog was an engineering physicist widely regarded as the pioneer of electronic music.  He launched the first commercial synthesizer, the Moog synthesizer, in 1964. A few years later, he launched the Minimoog, which went on to become the most famous and influential synthesizer in history. He taught at the University of North Carolina in his later years. 

 16 Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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Famous As: Computer Professional, Former CIA Employee
Birthdate: June 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States

A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee who came into the limelight after leaking confidential information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013, Edward Snowden has been variously called a “hero", “whistle-blower", and “traitor". A controversial figure in USA, he was granted asylum in Russia, where he now lives with his wife.

 17 Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson
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Famous As: engineer, civil engineer
Birthdate: June 8, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glasgow
Died: July 12, 1850

 18 Marc Tarpenning

Marc Tarpenning
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States

 19 Peter Madsen

Peter Madsen
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denmark

 20 Ward Cunningham

Ward Cunningham
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Famous As: Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United States of America
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 21 Bruce McCandless II

Bruce McCandless II
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Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: June 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 21, 2017

 22 Otto Lilienthal

Otto Lilienthal
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Famous As: Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator, Inventor
Birthdate: May 23, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anklam
Died: August 10, 1896
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 23 Pier Luigi Nervi

Pier Luigi Nervi
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Famous As: Engineer, Architect, Civil engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: June 21, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sondrio
Died: January 9, 1979

 24 Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Lillian Moller Gilbreth
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Famous As: Mother of Modern Management
Birthdate: May 24, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakland
Died: January 2, 1972

 25 Andy Gavin

Andy Gavin
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Novelist
Birthdate: June 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 26 James B. Eads

James B. Eads
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 23, 1820
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States
Died: March 8, 1887

 27 James McDivitt

James McDivitt
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Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: June 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 28 Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 21, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 19, 1843

French mathematician and physicist Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis proposed what is now known as Coriolis force. While teaching at the École Polytechnique, Paris, he extended the scope of kinetic energy. His On the Calculation of Mechanical Action remains his most significant book. His name remains inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

 29 Shuji Nakamura

Shuji Nakamura
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Famous As: Physicist, Engineer, Inventor, Professor
Birthdate: May 22, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ikata

 30 Tim Paterson

Tim Paterson
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Famous As: Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: June 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini

 31 Sergey Sobyanin

Sergey Sobyanin
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Famous As: Engineer, Jurist, Politician
Birthdate: June 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nyaksimvol

 32 Jordan Mechner

Jordan Mechner
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Famous As: Programmer
Birthdate: June 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City

 33 Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalj, Croatia
Died: December 12, 1958

 34 Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Writer
Birthdate: June 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco

 35 William Wesley Peters

William Wesley Peters
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Famous As: Engineer, Architect
Birthdate: June 12, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Indiana
Died: July 17, 1991
After spending 2 years at MIT, William Wesley Peters joined Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Fellowship, becoming his apprentice. He married Wright's step-daughter, Svetlana. He played a major role in designing the Guggenheim Museum and later chaired Taliesin Associated Architects. He also taught at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.

 36 Ben Rich

Ben Rich
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Famous As: American engineer
Birthdate: June 18, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: January 5, 1995

Known as "the father of stealth," Ben Rich made a significant contribution to the development of the F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter-bomber. Throughout his stint at Lockheed’s Skunk Works, he helped develop numerous military planes. The UCLA alumnus later received the Distinguished Service Cross for his work.

 37 Nigel Gresley

Nigel Gresley
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: April 5, 1941

Nigel Gresley designed some of Britain’s most famous steam locomotive engines. He also invented the Gresley conjugated valve gear, which smoothened the running of engines. His A4 Mallard was the world’s fastest steam locomotive. He later won honors such as the CBE and was also knighted.

 38 Charles Algernon Parsons

Charles Algernon Parsons
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 13, 1854
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11, 1931

 39 Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 3, 1804
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heyshott, United Kingdom
Died: April 2, 1865

 40 Resul Pookutty

Resul Pookutty
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Famous As: Engineer, Audio engineer
Birthdate: May 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vilakkupara

Resul Pookutty is an Indian film sound editor, sound designer, and audio mixer. He is best known for his work in the 2008 British drama film Slumdog Millionaire for which he received the Academy Award under the Best Sound Mixing category. He has also won other prestigious awards, such as the National Film Award for Best Audiography and Padma Shri. 

 41 Rob Pardo

Rob Pardo
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer
Birthdate: June 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini

 42 Frei Otto

Frei Otto
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Famous As: Architect, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: May 31, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Siegmar
Died: March 9, 2015

 43 Carl-Henric Svanberg

Carl-Henric Svanberg
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer, Economist
Birthdate: May 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Porjus

 44 Blake Ross

Blake Ross
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Famous As: Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Blogger
Birthdate: June 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami

 45 Hannes Alfvén

Hannes Alfvén
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Famous As: Physicist, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: May 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norrköping
Died: April 2, 1995

 46 Percy Hobart

Percy Hobart
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Famous As: Military Engineer
Birthdate: June 14, 1885
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nainital, India
Died: February 19, 1957

 47 Carl von Linde

Carl von Linde
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: June 11, 1842
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berndorf, Germany
Died: November 16, 1934

 48 Fritz Hilpert

Fritz Hilpert
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Famous As: Musician, Audio engineer, Record producer
Birthdate: May 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amberg

 49 Ricardo Brennand

Ricardo Brennand
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Brazil
Died: April 24, 2020

 50 Frederick Emmons Terman

Frederick Emmons Terman
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: June 7, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: English, Indiana, United States
Died: December 19, 1982