Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr.

1868 - 1924

Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr.

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 227,836 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 84th most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 84 out of 287Before him are Mikhail Mil, Immanuel Nobel, Stephen Timoshenko, Marcel Dassault, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, and Pierre Clostermann. After him are Adam Czerniaków, Mikhail Gurevich, Viktor Kaplan, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Nikolai Polikarpov, and Ross Brawn.

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Among people born in 1868, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 57Before him are Paul Otlet, Franz Ritter von Epp, Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, Mary Parker Follett, and Édouard Vuillard. After him are S. P. L. Sørensen, Noe Zhordania, Louis Couturat, Ernst Linder, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Ahmed Shawqi. Among people deceased in 1924, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 30Before him are G. Stanley Hall, Paul Natorp, Ferdinand Cheval, Bogd Khan, Lyubov Popova, and Princess Louise of Belgium. After him are Helge von Koch, Teófilo Braga, Valery Bryusov, Théodore Dubois, Matsukata Masayoshi, and Fernand Cormon.

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Among people born in United States, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. ranks 1,709 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Jenkins (1947), Philip José Farmer (1918), Roy O. Disney (1893), David Schwimmer (1966), Larry Page (1973), and Helen Hayes (1900). After him are Temple Grandin (1947), Chuck Yeager (1923), Billy Crystal (1948), Chris Kyle (1974), Ed McBain (1926), and Anthony Kiedis (1962).