Jethro Tull

1674 - 1741

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Jethro Tull (baptised 30 March 1674 – 21 February 1741, New Style) was an English agriculturist from Berkshire who helped to bring about the British Agricultural Revolution of the 18th century. He perfected a horse-drawn seed drill in 1700 that economically sowed the seeds in neat rows, and later developed a horse-drawn hoe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jethro Tull has received more than 248,558 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Jethro Tull is the 147th most popular inventor (down from 136th in 2019), the 1,250th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,172nd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Inventor.

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Among inventors, Jethro Tull ranks 147 out of 354Before him are Georg Luger, Heinrich Göbel, Alfred Vail, Viktor Schauberger, Nikolai Kardashev, and Reginald Fessenden. After him are Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Mary Anderson, Fausto Veranzio, Hiram Maxim, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse, and Charles Algernon Parsons.

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Among people born in 1674, Jethro Tull ranks 3Before him are Philippe II, Duke of Orléans and Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken. After him are Reinhard Keiser, Jeremiah Clarke, Ibrahim Muteferrika, Marie of Lorraine, Margravine Elisabeth Sophie of Brandenburg, Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Isaac Watts, and Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend. Among people deceased in 1741, Jethro Tull ranks 7Before him are Antonio Vivaldi, Vitus Bering, Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, Johann Joseph Fux, and Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria. After him are Pauline Félicité de Mailly-Nesle, Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, Wirich Philipp von Daun, Victor Amadeus I, Prince of Carignano, Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, and Blas de Lezo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jethro Tull ranks 1,250 out of 7,765Before him are Vera Lynn (1917), Scott Adkins (1976), Leonard Woolley (1880), Prince William, Duke of Cumberland (1721), Matthew Festing (1949), and Henry Thomas Buckle (1821). After him are Horace Walpole (1717), John Entwistle (1944), Gary Lineker (1960), David Thewlis (1963), Keith O'Brien (1938), and Elizabeth de Burgh (1289).

Among INVENTORS In United Kingdom

Among inventors born in United Kingdom, Jethro Tull ranks 24Before him are W. O. Bentley (1888), William Webb Ellis (1806), Samuel Crompton (1753), Clive Sinclair (1940), John Kay (1704), and Robert Stirling (1790). After him are Charles Algernon Parsons (1854), David Edward Hughes (1831), Hubert Cecil Booth (1871), Matthew Boulton (1728), Sandford Fleming (1827), and William Murdoch (1754).