Colin Archer

1832 - 1921

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Colin Archer (22 July 1832 – 8 February 1921) was a Norwegian naval architect and shipbuilder known for his seaworthy pilot and rescue boats and the larger sailing and polar ships. His most famous ship is the Fram, used on both in Fridtjof Nansen's and Roald Amundsen's polar expeditions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Archer has received more than 92,076 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Colin Archer is the 253rd most popular inventor (down from 181st in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Norway (down from 124th in 2019) and the most popular Inventor.

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Among inventors, Colin Archer ranks 253 out of 354Before him are Jacob W. Davis, Ottó Bláthy, Aimo Lahti, Walter Hunt, Aurel Stodola, and Eunice Newton Foote. After him are Pavel Yablochkov, Ernst Alexanderson, Tivadar Puskás, Samuel Morland, Cyrus McCormick, and Vittorio Jano.

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Among people born in 1832, Colin Archer ranks 51Before him are Arthur Hughes, Count Gustav Kálnoky, Lucien Quélet, Edwin Arnold, Julius von Sachs, and Alvan Graham Clark. After him are Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, Jules Vallès, Charilaos Trikoupis, Mary Edwards Walker, Johann Joseph Abert, and Lina Sandell. Among people deceased in 1921, Colin Archer ranks 72Before him are Déodat de Séverac, Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Eduardo Dato, Mirza Kuchik Khan, Gabriela Zapolska, and Fyodor Sergeyev. After him are Yaa Asantewaa, Alexander Dutov, Gyula Breyer, Alfred Grandidier, August Nilsson, and Andrea Carlo Ferrari.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Colin Archer ranks 170 out of 927Before him are Toralf Engan (1936), Johan Grøttumsbråten (1899), Marit Bjørgen (1980), Harriet Backer (1845), John Norum (1964), and Vilhelm Bjerknes (1862). After him are Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), Hjalmar Andersen (1923), Helge Ingstad (1899), Henrik Steffens (1773), Amalie Skram (1846), and Ole-Johan Dahl (1931).

Among INVENTORS In Norway

Among inventors born in Norway, Colin Archer ranks 1