Henry Gantt

1861 - 1919

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Henry Laurence Gantt (; May 20, 1861 – November 23, 1919) was an American mechanical engineer and management consultant who is best known for his work in the development of scientific management. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Gantt has received more than 448,109 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Gantt is the 55th most popular engineer (down from 47th in 2019), the 1,329th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,123rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Engineer.

Henry Gantt was a management consultant and engineer. He is most famous for his invention of the Gantt chart.

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Among engineers, Henry Gantt ranks 55 out of 325Before him are Arthur Scherbius, Walter Dornberger, Jack Swigert, Gustaf de Laval, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and Ernst Heinkel. After him are Bjarne Stroustrup, Alexander Wienerberger, Jimmy Doolittle, Valdemar Poulsen, Edward A. Murphy Jr., and Nikolay Zhukovsky.

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Among people born in 1861, Henry Gantt ranks 31Before him are Italo Svevo, William Bateson, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Armando Diaz, and Pierre Duhem. After him are Michel Verne, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Ranavalona III, Infanta Marie Anne of Portugal, István Tisza, and Luigi Facta. Among people deceased in 1919, Henry Gantt ranks 28Before him are Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, Johannes Rydberg, Kurt Eisner, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Leonid Andreyev, and Prince John of the United Kingdom. After him are Loránd Eötvös, Guido von List, Terauchi Masatake, Leo Jogiches, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans, and Habibullah Khan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Gantt ranks 1,329 out of 15,968Before him are William Boeing (1881), Duff McKagan (1964), Edmund Kemper (1948), Martin Balsam (1919), Matt LeBlanc (1967), and Alan J. Heeger (1936). After him are Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944), Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), John Fenn (1917), Robert Loggia (1930), Paul Stanley (1952), and Debbie Harry (1945).

Among ENGINEERS In United States

Among engineers born in United States, Henry Gantt ranks 5Before him are Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), Jack Kilby (1923), Howard H. Aiken (1900), and Jack Swigert (1931). After him are Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Leslie Groves (1896), Vannevar Bush (1890), Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. (1868), Preston Tucker (1903), J. Walter Christie (1865), and Eugene Stoner (1922).