Franz Reuleaux

1829 - 1905

Franz Reuleaux

Franz Reuleaux (French: [ʁœlo]; German: [ʁøˈloː]; 30 September 1829 – 20 August 1905), was a German mechanical engineer and a lecturer of the Berlin Royal Technical Academy, later appointed as the President of the Academy. He was often called the father of kinematics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Reuleaux has received more than 44,393 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 107th most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Franz Reuleaux ranks 107 out of 287Before him are Erik Dahlbergh, Fedor Tokarev, Jimmy Doolittle, Li Kui, Eupalinos, and Johan August Brinell. After him are Patrick Head, Viktor Belenko, J. Walter Christie, Álvaro del Portillo, Alexander Lippisch, and Aurel Vlaicu.

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Among people born in 1829, Franz Reuleaux ranks 21Before him are Ranavalona II, Tự Đức, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Adolf Eugen Fick, Ivan Sechenov, and N. R. Pogson. After him are Ignacio Zaragoza, John of Kronstadt, Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov, Elwin Bruno Christoffel, Ludvig Lorenz, and Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail. Among people deceased in 1905, Franz Reuleaux ranks 33Before him are Ivan Sechenov, Marcel Schwob, Anton Ažbe, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Tippu Tip, and Carmine Crocco. After him are Lew Wallace, Meyer Guggenheim, José-Maria de Heredia, George MacDonald, Pedro Américo, and Julius Oppert.

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