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Abram Petrovich Gannibal

1696 - 1781

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Abram Petrovich Gannibal was a engineer born in 1696 in Logone-Birni, which is now part of modern day Logone-Birni, Cameroon. Abram Petrovich Gannibal died at 85 years old in NaN.

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abram Petrovich Gannibal has received more than 1,245,472 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Abram Petrovich Gannibal is the 25th most popular engineer (up from 27th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Cameroon and the most popular Cameroonian Engineer.

Abram Petrovich Gannibal was a black man who was taken from his homeland of Africa to Russia as a slave. He was then freed and became an advisor to Peter the Great. He is most famous for being the first African in Russia.

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Among engineers, Abram Petrovich Gannibal ranks 25 out of 323Before him are Hans Albert Einstein, Jack Kilby, Andrei Tupolev, Hermann Oberth, Artem Mikoyan, and Tsutomu Yamaguchi. After him are Philo of Byzantium, Albert Göring, August Horch, José Echegaray, Hugo Junkers, and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia.

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Among people born in 1696, Abram Petrovich Gannibal ranks 5Before him are Mahmud I, Augustus III of Poland, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and Alphonsus Liguori. After him are Maurice de Saxe, Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, Joseph Wenzel I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Johann Melchior Molter, Marco Foscarini, and Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg. Among people deceased in 1781, Abram Petrovich Gannibal ranks 5Before him are Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Mariana Victoria of Spain, and Túpac Amaru II. After him are Josef Mysliveček, Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Ablai Khan, Faustina Bordoni, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, John Needham, and Túpac Katari.

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In Cameroon

Among people born in Cameroon, Abram Petrovich Gannibal ranks 3 out of 132Before him are Paul Biya (1933) and Roger Milla (1952). After him are Ahmadou Ahidjo (1924), Samuel Eto'o (1981), Manu Dibango (1933), Issa Hayatou (1946), Thomas N'Kono (1956), Patrick M'Boma (1970), Christian Tumi (1930), Marc-Vivien Foé (1975), and Samuel Umtiti (1993).

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Among engineers born in Cameroon, Abram Petrovich Gannibal ranks 1