Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr.

1868 - 1924

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Frank Bunker Gilbreth (July 7, 1868 – June 14, 1924) was an American engineer, consultant, and author known as an early advocate of scientific management and a pioneer of time and motion study, and is perhaps best known as the father and central figure of Cheaper by the Dozen. Both he and his wife Lillian Moller Gilbreth were industrial engineers and efficiency experts who contributed to the study of industrial engineering in fields such as motion study and human factors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. has received more than 241,456 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. is the 86th most popular engineer (down from 84th in 2019), the 1,838th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,709th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Engineer.

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Among engineers, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 86 out of 325Before him are Viktor Belenko, Stephen Timoshenko, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, Mikhail Gurevich, Vannevar Bush, and Henry Darcy. After him are Adam Czerniaków, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Moshe Arens, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Ross Brawn, and Pierre Clostermann.

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Among people born in 1868, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 61Before him are Franz Ritter von Epp, Gustav Noske, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, Mary Parker Follett, Paul P. Harris, and Louis Couturat. After him are Empress Dowager Longyu, Noe Zhordania, W. E. B. Du Bois, Henry Bergman, Ahmed Shawqi, and Ernst Linder. Among people deceased in 1924, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 32Before him are Bogd Khan, Lyubov Popova, Ziya Gökalp, Princess Louise of Belgium, Helge von Koch, and Roland Bonaparte. After him are Valery Bryusov, Teófilo Braga, Matsukata Masayoshi, Fernand Cormon, Théodore Dubois, and Louis Delluc.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 1,838 out of 15,968Before him are Nettie Stevens (1861), Al Oerter (1936), Mike Powell (1963), Steve Vai (1960), Samuel R. Delany (1942), and James Van Allen (1914). After him are Selena Gomez (1992), Queen Noor of Jordan (1951), William A. Wellman (1896), Judd Hirsch (1935), Edward Weston (1886), and Robert Wilson (1941).

Among ENGINEERS In United States

Among engineers born in United States, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 9Before him are Howard H. Aiken (1900), Jack Swigert (1931), Henry Gantt (1861), Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Leslie Groves (1896), and Vannevar Bush (1890). After him are Preston Tucker (1903), J. Walter Christie (1865), Eugene Stoner (1922), Joseph Strauss (1870), Leo Frank (1884), and Seymour Cray (1925).