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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 544,174 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Henry Gantt is the 50th most popular engineer (up from 55th in 2019), the 1,286th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,328th in 2019) and the 4th 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 50 out of 323Before him are Ildefons Cerdà, Edward A. Murphy Jr., Sergey Ilyushin, Ernst Heinkel, Emil Škoda, and Banū Mūsā. After him are William John Macquorn Rankine, Charles George Gordon, Bjarne Stroustrup, Gustaf de Laval, Kurt Gerstein, and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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Among people born in 1861, Henry Gantt ranks 29Before him are Italo Svevo, José Rizal, Ranavalona III, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Anton Arensky, and William Bateson. After him are Armando Diaz, István Tisza, Nettie Stevens, Solomon R. Guggenheim, Pierre Duhem, and Nikolay Zelinsky. Among people deceased in 1919, Henry Gantt ranks 28Before him are L. Frank Baum, Madam C. J. Walker, Kurt Eisner, Johannes Rydberg, Prince John of the United Kingdom, and Leonid Andreyev. After him are Milan Rastislav Štefánik, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans, Guido von List, Georg von Hertling, Sophia Tolstaya, and Mikhail Tsvet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Gantt ranks 1,286 out of 18,182Before him are John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Mike Shinoda (1977), Julius Axelrod (1912), John Payne (1912), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), and James Garner (1928). After him are Lewis A. Swift (1820), Annette Bening (1958), Michael Stuart Brown (1941), Grandma Moses (1860), Edith Wharton (1862), and John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899).

Among ENGINEERS In United States

Among engineers born in United States, Henry Gantt ranks 4Before him are Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), Jack Kilby (1923), and Howard H. Aiken (1900). After him are Leslie Groves (1896), Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Jack Swigert (1931), Vannevar Bush (1890), Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. (1868), J. Walter Christie (1865), Eugene Stoner (1922), and Kelly Johnson (1910).