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Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse

1787 - 1867

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Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse (20 November 1787 – 9 December 1867) was a German firearms inventor and manufacturer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse has received more than 55,464 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse is the 152nd most popular inventor (up from 156th in 2019), the 1,703rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,795th in 2019) and the 19th most popular German Inventor.

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Among inventors, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse ranks 152 out of 354Before him are Reginald Fessenden, Jethro Tull, Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Mary Anderson, Fausto Veranzio, and Hiram Maxim. After him are Charles Algernon Parsons, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, Sequoyah, Christopher Latham Sholes, Paul Baran, and Joseph Monier.

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Among people born in 1787, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse ranks 13Before him are Vuk Karadžić, Rasmus Rask, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Franz Xaver Gruber, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov, and Otto von Kotzebue. After him are Guillaume Henri Dufour, Edmund Kean, Delphine LaLaurie, James Weddell, Ludwig Uhland, and Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi. Among people deceased in 1867, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse ranks 22Before him are Victor Cousin, Peter von Cornelius, William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel, Giovanni Pacini, and Théophile-Jules Pelouze. After him are Archduke Stephen, Palatine of Hungary, Takasugi Shinsaku, Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, Faustin Soulouque, Prince William of Hesse-Kassel, and Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuán.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse ranks 1,703 out of 6,142Before him are Jan Tschichold (1902), Conrad Veidt (1893), Johann Franz Encke (1791), Charles III William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (1679), Max Koegel (1895), and Hinrich Lohse (1896). After him are Guillaume Henri Dufour (1787), Dietmar Hopp (1940), Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg (1759), Walter Röhrl (1947), Michael Stifel (1487), and Richenza of Northeim (1087).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse ranks 19Before him are Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Theobald Boehm (1794), Alfred Krupp (1812), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740), and Heinrich Göbel (1818). After him are Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (1772), Uziel Gal (1923), Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (1803), Siegfried Marcus (1831), Peter Henlein (1479), and Johann Christoph Denner (1655).