INVENTOR

John Deere

1804 - 1886

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John Deere (February 7, 1804 – May 17, 1886) was an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, one of the largest and leading agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Deere has received more than 3,562,644 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). John Deere is the 64th most popular inventor (up from 67th in 2019), the 597th most popular biography from United States (up from 611th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Inventor.

John Deere is a company that manufactures agricultural equipment, including tractors and harvesters.

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  • 25

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  • 1.69

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Among INVENTORS

Among inventors, John Deere ranks 64 out of 355Before him are Hans Lippershey, Frank Whittle, Josephine Cochrane, Les Paul, Étienne Lenoir, and Oleg Antonov. After him are George Eastman, Louis Renault, John Browning, Richard Arkwright, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, and Thomas Savery.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1804, John Deere ranks 15Before him are Nathaniel Hawthorne, Allan Kardec, Franklin Pierce, Mongkut, Richard Owen, and Marie Taglioni. After him are Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Eugène Sue, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, and Carl von Rokitansky. Among people deceased in 1886, John Deere ranks 8Before him are Ramakrishna, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Emily Dickinson, Leopold von Ranke, Chester A. Arthur, and Amilcare Ponchielli. After him are Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Alexander Butlerov, Lydia Koidula, Karl von Piloty, and Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Deere ranks 597 out of 15,968Before him are Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Prince (1958), Dean Koontz (1945), Gene Kelly (1912), Richard Meier (1934), and Talia Shire (1946). After him are Margaret Keane (1927), Burt Reynolds (1936), Telly Savalas (1922), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Joel Schumacher (1939), and Douglas Fairbanks (1883).

Among INVENTORS In United States

Among inventors born in United States, John Deere ranks 17Before him are Charles Goodyear (1800), Willis Carrier (1876), Douglas Engelbart (1925), Steve Wozniak (1950), Josephine Cochrane (1839), and Les Paul (1915). After him are George Eastman (1854), John Browning (1855), Ray Tomlinson (1941), Percy Spencer (1894), Leo Fender (1909), and Jacque Fresco (1916).