James Dyson

1947 - Today

James Dyson

Sir James Dyson (born 2 May 1947) is a British inventor, industrial designer, landowner and entrepreneur who founded Dyson Ltd. Traditionally, he is best known as the inventor of the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner, which works on the principle of cyclonic separation. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2020, he is Britain's richest person with an estimated net worth of £16.2 billion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Dyson has received more than 2,149,884 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 236th most popular inventor.

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  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among inventors, James Dyson ranks 235 out of 323Before him are Harry Brearley, L. L. Langstroth, Tivadar Puskás, Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Paul von Jankó, and Theodore Maiman. After him are Hovannes Adamian, Frederick Scott Archer, George Washington, Leonardo Torres y Quevedo, Walter Clopton Wingfield, and Štefan Banič.

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Among people born in 1947, James Dyson ranks 216Before him are Anwar Ibrahim, Gunnar Staalesen, Meiko Kaji, Peter Strauss, Petra Kelly, and Pascal Lamy. After him are Robert David Hall, Martin Winterkorn, Uli Edel, Samuel Schmid, Sally Oldfield, and Ray Wise.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Dyson ranks 2,141 out of 5,347Before him are Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831), Sam Mendes (1965), Tom Holland (1996), Dennis W. Sciama (1926), Harriet Martineau (1802), and Pete Burns (1959). After him are William Speirs Bruce (1867), Patrick Troughton (1920), Rachel Kempson (1910), Mary McAleese (1951), Edward Blyth (1810), and Edith Pargeter (1913).

Among INVENTORS In United Kingdom

Among inventors born in United Kingdom, James Dyson ranks 38Before him are Henry Maudslay (null), Joseph Whitworth (1803), Elihu Thomson (1853), Joseph Aspdin (1778), William Murdoch (1754), and Harry Brearley (1871). After him are Frederick Scott Archer (1813), Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833), Clive Sinclair (1940), Rowland Hill (1795), Isaac Pitman (1813), and James Nasmyth (1808).