Alphonse Beau de Rochas

1815 - 1893

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Alphonse Eugène Beau de Rochas (9 April 1815, Digne-les-Bains, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence – 27 March 1893, Vincennes) was a French engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alphonse Beau de Rochas has received more than 37,844 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Alphonse Beau de Rochas is the 234th most popular inventor (down from 202nd in 2019), the 2,899th most popular biography from France (down from 2,494th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Inventor.

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Among inventors, Alphonse Beau de Rochas ranks 234 out of 354Before him are Ottomar Anschütz, Elihu Thomson, Lucien Olivier, Artur Fischer, Genrich Altshuller, and Carl Wilhelm Siemens. After him are Eugen Langen, Fritz von Opel, Léon Gaumont, David Schwarz, James Dyson, and Joseph Whitworth.

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Among people born in 1815, Alphonse Beau de Rochas ranks 37Before him are Ang Mey, James Curtis Hepburn, Louis Le Chatelier, Robert Remak, Temistocle Solera, and George Meade. After him are Louise Rasmussen, Crawford Long, Jean-Delphin Alard, Federico de Madrazo y Kuntz, Charles Renouvier, and Johann Gottfried Piefke. Among people deceased in 1893, Alphonse Beau de Rochas ranks 38Before him are Rudolf Wolf, Julius Popper, Matsudaira Katamori, Adolf I, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Samuel Baker, and Nikolai Zverev. After him are Anna Bilińska, Grigor Parlichev, Princess Marguerite of Orléans, William Smith, Antonio Ghislanzoni, and John Atkinson Grimshaw.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alphonse Beau de Rochas ranks 2,899 out of 6,011Before him are Pascal Bruckner (1948), Édouard Detaille (1848), Henri Laurens (1885), Charles Tournemire (1870), Dominique Lapierre (1931), and Favorinus (85). After him are Guillaume-Antoine Olivier (1756), Aurore Clément (1945), Clément Juglar (1819), Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps (1803), Armand Louis de Gontaut (1747), and Countess Charlotte of Hanau-Lichtenberg (1700).

Among INVENTORS In France

Among inventors born in France, Alphonse Beau de Rochas ranks 33Before him are Charles Xavier Thomas (1785), Édouard Branly (1844), Wan Hu (1510), Georges Hébert (1875), Émile Baudot (1845), and François Isaac de Rivaz (1752). After him are Léon Gaumont (1864), André Blondel (1863), and Franky Zapata (1978).