Hubert Cecil Booth

1871 - 1955

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Hubert Cecil Booth (4 July 1871 – 14 January 1955) was an English engineer, best known for having invented one of the first powered vacuum cleaners.He also designed Ferris wheels, suspension bridges and factories. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert Cecil Booth has received more than 472,632 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Hubert Cecil Booth is the 175th most popular inventor (down from 174th in 2019), the 1,537th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,536th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Inventor.

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Among inventors, Hubert Cecil Booth ranks 175 out of 354Before him are Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva, Georges Claude, Shigeo Shingo, George Washington, Ottaviano Petrucci, and Peter Henlein. After him are Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, Melvil Dewey, Matthew Boulton, Johann Christoph Denner, Garrett Morgan, and Traian Vuia.

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Among people born in 1871, Hubert Cecil Booth ranks 51Before him are Fedor Tokarev, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Guillermo Kahlo, Ivan Poddubny, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, and George Washington. After him are William Heard Kilpatrick, Cesare Mori, Claus Schilling, Doppo Kunikida, Mariano Fortuny, and Oscar Wisting. Among people deceased in 1955, Hubert Cecil Booth ranks 54Before him are Erich Brandenberger, Eugène Joseph Delporte, Manuel Ávila Camacho, Kim Seong-su, Otto Braun, and Alfréd Hajós. After him are Antanas Merkys, Robert W. Wood, Tin Ujević, Cy Young, Olga Khokhlova, and Adolfo de la Huerta.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hubert Cecil Booth ranks 1,537 out of 7,765Before him are Henry Gray (1827), Max Mallowan (1904), Ian McDonald (1946), Donald Maclean (1913), Channing Tatum (1980), and Lulach (1030). After him are Peter Sutcliffe (1946), George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), P. F. Strawson (1919), Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886), and Jack Hawkins (1910).

Among INVENTORS In United Kingdom

Among inventors born in United Kingdom, Hubert Cecil Booth ranks 27Before him are Clive Sinclair (1940), John Kay (1704), Robert Stirling (1790), Jethro Tull (1674), Charles Algernon Parsons (1854), and David Edward Hughes (1831). After him are Matthew Boulton (1728), Sandford Fleming (1827), William Murdoch (1754), John Kemp Starley (1854), Oliver Lodge (1851), and Henry Maudslay (1771).