Bob Kahn

1938 - Today

Bob Kahn

Robert Elliot Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, first proposed the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the fundamental communication protocols at the heart of the Internet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Kahn has received more than 606,577 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 93rd most popular inventor.

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  • 60.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among inventors, Bob Kahn ranks 93 out of 323Before him are Jacque Fresco, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Henri Coandă, André-Jacques Garnerin, Alphonse Bertillon, and Abraham-Louis Breguet. After him are Étienne-Jules Marey, Zénobe Gramme, Joseph Pilates, Sakichi Toyoda, Johann Philipp Reis, and Taiichi Ohno.

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Among people born in 1938, Bob Kahn ranks 57Before him are Alpha Condé, Lynn Margulis, Anthony James Leggett, J. J. Cale, Tomas Lindahl, and Terence Stamp. After him are David Irving, Kenny Rogers, Jerzy Skolimowski, Wim Kok, Viktor Chernomyrdin, and Ricardo Lagos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Kahn ranks 1,036 out of 12,171Before him are Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941), Lyonel Feininger (1871), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), Robert Knepper (1959), Winona Ryder (1971), and Ellen DeGeneres (1958). After him are Richard Thaler (1945), Eleanor H. Porter (1868), Steve Bannon (null), Keith Haring (1958), Bob Kane (1915), and Billy Bob Thornton (1955).

Among INVENTORS In United States

Among inventors born in United States, Bob Kahn ranks 24Before him are Jimmy Wales (1966), John Deere (1804), Percy Spencer (1894), Ray Tomlinson (1941), Leo Fender (1909), and Jacque Fresco (1916). After him are Robert Noyce (1927), Elisha Otis (1811), Elisha Gray (1835), Hiram Maxim (1840), Robert Moog (1934), and Lee de Forest (1873).