André Citroën

1878 - 1935

André Citroën

André-Gustave Citroën (French: [ɑ̃dʁe ɡystav sitʁɔɛn]; 5 February 1878 – 3 July 1935) was a French industrialist and the founder of French automaker Citroën. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André Citroën has received more than 163,413 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, André Citroën ranks 15 out of 287Before him are Sergei Korolev, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Otto Lilienthal, Umberto Nobile, and Alexei Kosygin. After him are Fritz Todt, Hermann Oberth, José Echegaray, Jack Kilby, Willy Messerschmitt, and Andrei Tupolev.

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Among people born in 1878, André Citroën ranks 10Before him are Martin Buber, John B. Watson, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, Pancho Villa, Gustav Stresemann, and Werner von Blomberg. After him are Robert Walser, Lucien Febvre, Pyotr Wrangel, Alfred Döblin, Ferenc Molnár, and Paul Reynaud. Among people deceased in 1935, André Citroën ranks 14Before him are Alban Berg, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Arthur Henderson, Astrid of Sweden, Victor Grignard, and Charles Richet. After him are Auguste Escoffier, Henri Barbusse, Carlos Gardel, Paul Dukas, Hugo Junkers, and Hugo de Vries.

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In France

Among people born in France, André Citroën ranks 509 out of 4,109Before him are Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Marcel Mauss (1872), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Peter the Hermit (1050), Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805), and Louis Blériot (1872). After him are Charles-Henri Sanson (1739), Roger Vadim (1928), Paul Éluard (1895), Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774), Jean Lannes (1769), and Charles II of Navarre (1332).

Among ENGINEERS In France

Among engineers born in France, André Citroën ranks 4Before him are Gustave Eiffel (1832), Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (1796), and Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633). After him are Villard de Honnecourt (1200), Henri Farman (1874), Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt (1240), Marcel Renault (1872), Henry Darcy (1803), Marcel Dassault (1892), André Courrèges (1923), and François Laurent d'Arlandes (1742).

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