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Andy Bechtolsheim

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Andreas Maria Maximilian Freiherr von Mauchenheim genannt Bechtolsheim (born 30 September 1955) is a German electrical engineer, entrepreneur and investor. He co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was its chief hardware designer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andy Bechtolsheim has received more than 622,628 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Andy Bechtolsheim is the 357th most popular inventor (down from 336th in 2019), the 4,645th most popular biography from Germany and the 42nd most popular German Inventor.

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Among inventors, Andy Bechtolsheim ranks 357 out of 354Before him are Edward Craven Walker, Elizabeth Holmes, Georgy Babakin, Charles Darrow, George Beauchamp, and Arunachalam Muruganantham. After him are John Whitehurst, Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Lewis Howard Latimer, Bette Nesmith Graham, Frank J. Sprague, and Roger C. Field.

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Among people born in 1955, Andy Bechtolsheim ranks 365Before him are Ole von Beust, Matthias Behr, Ken Salazar, Ethan Phillips, Guillermo Navarro, and Israel Katz. After him are Edmund Ho, Joseph Dunford, Erick Mombaerts, Dawood Ibrahim, Norbert Eder, and Avraham Burg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Andy Bechtolsheim ranks 4,645 out of 6,142Before him are Thomas Munkelt (1952), Sead Kolašinac (1993), Robin Gosens (1994), Georg Stollenwerk (1930), Leni Junker (1905), and Tino Chrupalla (1975). After him are Frank Ullrich (1958), Friedhelm Funkel (1953), Sig Ruman (1884), Jörg Drehmel (1945), Tobias Sammet (1977), and Toni Merkens (1912).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Andy Bechtolsheim ranks 42Before him are Ottmar Mergenthaler (1854), Adolf Martens (1850), Franz Xaver Gabelsberger (1789), Walter Bruch (1908), Albrecht Berblinger (1770), and Karl Jatho (1873). After him are Tron (1972).