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With 323 biographies, Engineers are the 40th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Historians, Coaches, and Boxers.

Pantheon has 359 people classified as engineers born between 600 BC and 1993. Of these 359, 56 (15.60%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living engineers include Bjarne Stroustrup, Marcello Gandini, and Ross Brawn. The most famous deceased engineers include Gustave Eiffel, Mikhail Kalashnikov, and Wernher von Braun. As of April 2022, 36 new engineers have been added to Pantheon including Viktor Bryukhanov, Alexandre Darracq, and András Arató.

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Most engineers were born in France (57), United Kingdom (53), and United States (46). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (13), Saint Petersburg (5), and London (3).The most common death places of engineers were United States (53), France (51), and Russia (49). By city, these were Moscow (34), Paris (26), and Saint Petersburg (8).

The earliest biographies classified as engineers in Pantheon are Li Kui, Lu Ban, and Eupalinos.  The concentration of engineers was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier engineers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Engineers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Engineers since 1700.

Engineers are found within the Science & Technology domain which also includes Biologists, Mathematicians, Physicists, Astronomers, and Chemists.