David Dunbar Buick

1854 - 1929

David Dunbar Buick

David Dunbar Buick (September 17, 1854 – March 5, 1929) was a Scottish-born American Detroit-based inventor, best known for founding the Buick Motor Company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Dunbar Buick has received more than 159,394 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 290th most popular inventor.

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  • 2.59

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Among inventors, David Dunbar Buick ranks 290 out of 323Before him are Arthur Wynne, An Wang, Amar Bose, Henry Shrapnel, Karl Jatho, and Barnes Wallis. After him are John Shepherd-Barron, Peter Madsen, John Whitehurst, Robin Li, Dan Bricklin, and Norman Joseph Woodland.

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Among people born in 1854, David Dunbar Buick ranks 78Before him are Gerhard Louis De Geer, Adela Zamudio, Nikolai Alexandrovich Morozov, Aristarkh Belopolsky, Germán Riesco, and Hermann Oldenberg. After him is Edward Carson. Among people deceased in 1929, David Dunbar Buick ranks 93Before him are Robert Henri, Georges Courteline, Antoni Lange, Karel van de Woestijne, Sadhu Sundar Singh, and Ray Lankester. After him are Jeanne Eagels, Birger Sjöberg, Ödön Tersztyánszky, Edward Carpenter, Ted Wilde, and Franciszek Rychnowski.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Dunbar Buick ranks 3,100 out of 5,347Before him are Benjamin Vulliamy (1747), Reginald Innes Pocock (1863), John Ireland (1879), Danny Blanchflower (1926), Dan Stevens (1982), and Guy Butler (null). After him are Wyndham Halswelle (1882), Jack Straw (1946), Benjamin Jones (1882), Paul Simonon (1955), Alan Ball Jr. (1945), and Jonathan Coe (1961).

Among INVENTORS In United Kingdom

Among inventors born in United Kingdom, David Dunbar Buick ranks 49Before him are Rowland Hill (1795), Isaac Pitman (1813), James Nasmyth (1808), Arthur Wynne (1871), Henry Shrapnel (1761), and Barnes Wallis (1887). After him are John Whitehurst (1713) and Roger C. Field (1945).