Emile Berliner

1851 - 1929

Emile Berliner

Emile Berliner (May 20, 1851 – August 3, 1929), originally Emil Berliner, was an American inventor. He is best known for inventing the vertical-cut flat disc record (called a "gramophone record" in British and American English) used with a phonograph. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emile Berliner has received more than 291,591 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 46th most popular inventor.

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Among inventors, Emile Berliner ranks 46 out of 323Before him are Herman Hollerith, Abbas ibn Firnas, Douglas Engelbart, William G. Morgan, Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, and Adam Opel. After him are Louis Blériot, Karl Drais, Wilhelm Maybach, George Westinghouse, Willis Carrier, and Isaac Singer.

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Among people born in 1851, Emile Berliner ranks 4Before him are Ferdinand Foch, Arthur Evans, and Empress Myeongseong. After him are Louise of Sweden, Margherita of Savoy, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, Léon Bourgeois, Georg Jellinek, Peder Severin Krøyer, and Ismail Gaspirali. Among people deceased in 1929, Emile Berliner ranks 6Before him are Karl Benz, Georges Clemenceau, Ferdinand Foch, Gustav Stresemann, and Herman Hollerith. After him are Sergei Diaghilev, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Wilhelm Maybach, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Otto Liman von Sanders, and Bernhard von Bülow.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Emile Berliner ranks 375 out of 3,763Before him are Louis the Child (893), Adam Opel (1837), Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779), Ernst Busch (1885), Carl Ritter (1779), and Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956). After him are Max Bruch (1838), Paul Hausser (1880), Franz Brentano (1838), Ernst Ruska (1906), Hans Eysenck (1916), and Richard Willstätter (1872).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Emile Berliner ranks 8Before him are Karl Benz (1844), Nikolaus Otto (1832), Karl Ferdinand Braun (1850), Werner von Siemens (1816), Konrad Zuse (1910), and Adam Opel (1837). After him are Karl Drais (1785), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Hans Lippershey (1570), Joseph Pilates (1883), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), and Theobald Boehm (1794).

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