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Henri Farman

1874 - 1958

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Henri Farman (26 May 1874– 17 July 1958) was a British-French aviator and aircraft designer and manufacturer with his brother Maurice Farman. Before dedicating himself to aviation he gained fame as a sportsman, specifically in cycling and motor racing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Farman has received more than 79,652 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Henri Farman is the 83rd most popular engineer (down from 75th in 2019), the 1,686th most popular biography from France (down from 1,550th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Engineer.

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Among engineers, Henri Farman ranks 83 out of 323Before him are Nikolay Zhukovsky, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Jack Swigert, Marcel Renault, Vannevar Bush, and Józef Bem. After him are Vasily Degtyaryov, Yuri Kondratyuk, Karl von Terzaghi, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Harry Nyquist, and Ivan Sechenov.

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Among people born in 1874, Henri Farman ranks 48Before him are Henri Guisan, Reynaldo Hahn, Charles Lightoller, D. F. Malan, Emilie Louise Flöge, and Vyacheslav Menzhinsky. After him are Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, Thomas J. Watson, Otto Mueller, Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Lewis Hine, and George Tupou II. Among people deceased in 1958, Henri Farman ranks 37Before him are Alfred Weber, Petru Groza, Tyrone Power, Duncan Edwards, Princess Louise of Orléans, and Prince Oskar of Prussia. After him are Peter Collins, Nuri al-Said, Wilhelm Zaisser, Viktor Schauberger, Franz Bardon, and Mikhail Zoshchenko.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henri Farman ranks 1,686 out of 6,011Before him are Christiane Martel (1936), Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1674), Jacques Becker (1906), Felix of Valois (1127), Paul Abadie (1812), and Émile Picard (1856). After him are Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy (1758), Michel Verne (1861), Roger Lemerre (1941), Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne (1498), Henri de la Rochejaquelein (1772), and Roger Ducos (1747).

Among ENGINEERS In France

Among engineers born in France, Henri Farman ranks 10Before him are André Citroën (1878), Villard de Honnecourt (1200), Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt (1240), Paul Cornu (1881), Marcel Dassault (1892), and Marcel Renault (1872). After him are Henry Darcy (1803), André Courrèges (1923), François Laurent d'Arlandes (1742), Alexandre Darracq (1855), Pierre Berthier (1782), and Philippe LeBon (1767).