Hertha Ayrton

1854 - 1923

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Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton (28 April 1854 – 26 August 1923) was a British engineer, mathematician, physicist and inventor, and suffragette. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hertha Ayrton has received more than 111,944 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hertha Ayrton is the 170th most popular engineer (down from 141st in 2019), the 2,031st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,735th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Engineer.

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Among engineers, Hertha Ayrton ranks 170 out of 325Before her are Pierre-Paul Riquet, Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, Louis Charles Breguet, Pierre-Émile Martin, Vitaly Abalakov, and Bassel al-Assad. After her are Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov, Alphonse Pénaud, Mstislav Keldysh, Marc Seguin, Seymour Cray, and Alec Issigonis.

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Among people born in 1854, Hertha Ayrton ranks 57Before her are Stefan Stambolov, Ottmar Mergenthaler, Jacek Malczewski, Benjamin Tucker, Adolf Erman, and Thomas R. Marshall. After her are Yehuda Pen, Christiaan de Wet, Prince Thomas, Duke of Genoa, Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner, and Giovanni Battista Grassi. Among people deceased in 1923, Hertha Ayrton ranks 53Before her are Alexandre Ribot, Horace Parnell Tuttle, Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter, Sayed Darwish, Walther Kadow, and Krišjānis Barons. After her are Kuroki Tamemoto, Louis Couperus, Semyon Alapin, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, Fritz Mauthner, and Hermes da Fonseca.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hertha Ayrton ranks 2,031 out of 6,924Before her are B. C. Forbes (1880), Geri Halliwell (1972), Tony Banks (1950), William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1759), George Romney (1734), and Joseph Butler (1692). After her are David Moyes (1963), Charles Dawson (1864), William Smith (1790), Lewis Gilbert (1920), Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), and Philip Kerr (1956).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, Hertha Ayrton ranks 19Before her are John Loudon McAdam (1756), Patrick Head (1946), Adrian Newey (1958), John Smeaton (1724), John Bagot Glubb (1897), and Alexander Cunningham (1814). After her are William Playfair (1759), William Froude (1810), André Waterkeyn (1917), W. Ross Ashby (1903), Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), and Robert W. Paul (1869).