Georg Luger

1849 - 1923

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Georg Johann Luger (March 6, 1849 – December 22, 1923) was an Austrian designer of the famous Luger pistol and the 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Luger has received more than 278,726 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Georg Luger is the 138th most popular inventor (up from 142nd in 2019), the 365th most popular biography from Austria (down from 327th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Inventor.

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Among inventors, Georg Luger ranks 138 out of 355Before him are Josef Ressel, Christopher Latham Sholes, John Kay, Viktor Schauberger, Jethro Tull, and Johann Nepomuk Maelzel. After him are Fausto Veranzio, Robert Adler, Josiah Warren, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Lagâri Hasan Çelebi, and Nikolai Kardashev.

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Among people born in 1849, Georg Luger ranks 31Before him are Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, Saionji Kinmochi, Lord Randolph Churchill, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, Wilhelm Voigt, and Empress Shōken. After him are Alexander Kielland, Princess Alice of Parma, Archduchess Mathilda of Austria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Joseph Gallieni, and Jean Béraud. Among people deceased in 1923, Georg Luger ranks 35Before him are Edward W. Morley, Maurice Barrès, James Dewar, Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, Aleksandar Stamboliyski, and Édouard Stephan. After him are Charles Dupuy, William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Théophile Steinlen, Albert Leo Schlageter, Vatroslav Jagić, and Théophile Delcassé.

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Among inventors born in Austria, Georg Luger ranks 2Before him are Viktor Schauberger (1885). After him are Robert Adler (1913), Traian Vuia (1872), and Gaston Glock (1929).