Geoffrey de Havilland

1882 - 1965

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Captain Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, (27 July 1882 – 21 May 1965) was an English aviation pioneer and aerospace engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoffrey de Havilland has received more than 430,182 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Geoffrey de Havilland is the 268th most popular engineer (down from 250th in 2019), the 3,620th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,450th in 2019) and the 29th most popular British Engineer.

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Among engineers, Geoffrey de Havilland ranks 268 out of 325Before him are Yuri Artsutanov, Friedrich L. Bauer, Mikhail Tikhonravov, Hans Moravec, Verghese Kurien, and Peter Schreyer. After him are Da-Wen Sun, William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong, Yaakov Ziv, Frances Spence, K. Eric Drexler, and Peter Chen.

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Among people born in 1882, Geoffrey de Havilland ranks 196Before him are Tadeusz Banachiewicz, Verner Weckman, Edward Van Sloan, José Luis Tejada Sorzano, Louis Wilkins, and Harry Myers. After him are Purushottam Das Tandon, Wyndham Halswelle, Eric Gill, Henry J. Kaiser, Mykolas Biržiška, and Nevile Henderson. Among people deceased in 1965, Geoffrey de Havilland ranks 156Before him are Jacques Audiberti, Ethel Thomson Larcombe, Giorgio Zampori, Jeanette MacDonald, Edgar Barth, and Frances Perkins. After him are Teodor Koskenniemi, Tadd Dameron, Lorraine Hansberry, Hilario López, W. T. Cosgrave, and Spike Jones.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Geoffrey de Havilland ranks 3,620 out of 6,924Before him are May Sutton (1886), Ron Moody (1924), Thomas Linacre (1460), David James (1970), Cilla Black (1943), and Cathleen Nesbitt (1888). After him are Amy Macdonald (1987), Herbert Lawford (1851), Kathy Burke (1964), Kenneth More (1914), Anthony Andrews (1948), and Ray Wilson (1968).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, Geoffrey de Havilland ranks 29Before him are W. Ross Ashby (1903), Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), Robert W. Paul (1869), Ove Arup (1895), James B. Francis (1815), and Mal Evans (1935). After him are William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong (1810), John Lombe (1693), Christopher Cockerell (1910), R. J. Mitchell (1895), Pat Symonds (1953), and Tommy Flowers (1905).