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Elon Musk

1971 - Today

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Elon Reeve Musk (; born June 28, 1971) is a business magnate, industrial designer and engineer. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. Also that year, he was ranked 25th on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elon Musk has received more than 75,212,165 page views. His biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). Elon Musk is the 44th most popular inventor (up from 56th in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from South Africa (up from 11th in 2019) and the most popular South African Inventor.

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Among INVENTORS

Among inventors, Elon Musk ranks 44 out of 355. Before him are Herman Hollerith, Igor Sikorsky, Ismail al-Jazari, Abbas ibn Firnas, Isaac Singer, and László Bíró. After him are Richard Trevithick, Charles Goodyear, Willis Carrier, Wilhelm Maybach, Douglas Engelbart, and Karl Drais.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Elon Musk ranks 3Before him are Tupac Shakur and Justin Trudeau. After him are Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Jared Leto, Pep Guardiola, Anna Netrebko, Julian Assange, Winona Ryder, Jeremy Renner, Idina Menzel, and Mark Wahlberg.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Elon Musk ranks 8 out of 312. Before him are J. R. R. Tolkien (1892), J. M. Coetzee (1940), Sarah Baartman (1788), Shaka (1787), Nadine Gordimer (1923), and Behati Prinsloo (1988). After him are F. W. de Klerk (1936), Christiaan Barnard (1922), Desmond Tutu (1931), Miriam Makeba (1932), Charlize Theron (1975), and Paul Kruger (1825).

Among INVENTORS In South Africa

Among inventors born in South Africa, Elon Musk ranks 1After him are Phil Ramone (1934).

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