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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

1850 - 1916

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Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (; 24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator. Kitchener came to prominence for his imperial campaigns, his involvement in the Second Boer War, and his central role in the early part of the First World War. Kitchener was credited in 1898 for having won the Battle of Omdurman and securing control of the Sudan, for which he was made Baron Kitchener of Khartoum. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener has received more than 3,141,671 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener is the 52nd most popular engineer (up from 74th in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 56th in 2019) and the most popular Irish Engineer.

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Among ENGINEERS

Among engineers, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener ranks 52 out of 389Before him are Vannevar Bush, Lu Ban, John Ambrose Fleming, Arthur Scherbius, Godfrey Hounsfield, and Gustaf de Laval. After him are Charles George Gordon, Alexander Wienerberger, Bjarne Stroustrup, Viktor Belenko, Masaru Ibuka, and Loránd Eötvös.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1850, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener ranks 22Before him are Luigi Cadorna, Lafcadio Hearn, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Henry Louis Le Chatelier, Besarion Jughashvili, and Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton. After him are César Ritz, Sami Frashëri, Victoriano Huerta, Mikhail Chigorin, William Morris Davis, and Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1916, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener ranks 37Before him are Gaston Maspero, Torakusu Yamaha, Rubén Darío, Percival Lowell, Gérard Encausse, and Jean Webster. After him are Victoriano Huerta, Hiram Maxim, Hugo Münsterberg, Pierre Duhem, Julius Fučík, and Vasily Surikov.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener ranks 45 out of 549Before him are Ernest Walton (1903), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bob Geldof (1951), Columba (521), Harald Gille (1103), and Ethel Voynich (1864). After him are Saint Gall (550), Eileen Gray (1878), John Toland (1670), John Tyndall (1820), Edward England (1685), and Dolores O'Riordan (1971).

Among ENGINEERS In Ireland

Among engineers born in Ireland, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener ranks 1After him are Robert Mallet (1810).