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Genrich Altshuller

1926 - 1998

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Genrikh Saulovich Altshuller (Ге́нрих Сау́лович Альтшу́ллер, pronounced [ˈɡʲɛnrʲɪx sɐˈuləvʲɪtɕ əlʲtʂulʲɪr]) (born Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR, 15 October 1926; died Petrozavodsk, Russia, 24 September 1998), was a Soviet engineer, inventor, and writer. He is most notable for the creation of the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, better known by its Russia acronym TRIZ. He founded the Azerbaijan Public Institute for Inventive Creation, and was the first President of the TRIZ Association. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Genrich Altshuller has received more than 103,112 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Genrich Altshuller is the 232nd most popular inventor (down from 199th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Uzbekistan (down from 26th in 2019) and the most popular Uzbekistani Inventor.

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Among inventors, Genrich Altshuller ranks 232 out of 354Before him are Ricardo Wolf, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Ottomar Anschütz, Elihu Thomson, Lucien Olivier, and Artur Fischer. After him are Carl Wilhelm Siemens, Alphonse Beau de Rochas, Eugen Langen, Fritz von Opel, Léon Gaumont, and David Schwarz.

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Among people born in 1926, Genrich Altshuller ranks 175Before him are Konstantin Feoktistov, James Hillman, David C. H. Austin, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, Joshua Fishman, and Jimmy Savile. After him are Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo, Rehavam Ze'evi, Yitzhak Arad, Jean Peters, Julie London, and Ernst Ocwirk. Among people deceased in 1998, Genrich Altshuller ranks 110Before him are Barry Goldwater, Antonio Quarracino, John Chadwick, Juan José Nogués, Mancur Olson, and Kamala Sohonie. After him are Beatrice Wood, Anatoly Rybakov, Joan Brossa, Olivier Gendebien, Yuri Artyukhin, and Lia Manoliu.

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In Uzbekistan

Among people born in Uzbekistan, Genrich Altshuller ranks 34 out of 145Before him are Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi (1889), Fayzulla Khodzhayev (1896), Sharof Rashidov (1917), Ad-Darazi (1000), Alina Kabaeva (1983), and Mirkhvand (1433). After him are Abdulla Aripov (1962), Sergey Lebedev (1948), Abdurauf Fitrat (1885), Rashid Sunyaev (1943), Gʻafur Gʻulom (1903), and Zulfiya (1915).

Among INVENTORS In Uzbekistan

Among inventors born in Uzbekistan, Genrich Altshuller ranks 1