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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 4,304,120 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. John Deere is the 57th most popular inventor (up from 64th in 2019), the 580th most popular biography from United States (up from 597th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Inventor.

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

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Among inventors, John Deere ranks 57 out of 354Before him are John Boyd Dunlop, Emile Berliner, Wilhelm Maybach, Frank Whittle, Isaac Singer, and Adam Opel. After him are Louis Blériot, Douglas Engelbart, Henry Fox Talbot, Louis Renault, John Browning, and Paul Gottlieb Nipkow.

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Among people born in 1804, John Deere ranks 14Before him are Mikhail Glinka, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Franklin Pierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Richard Owen, and Matthias Jakob Schleiden. After him are Mongkut, Marie Taglioni, Eugène Sue, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, and Johan Ludvig Runeberg. Among people deceased in 1886, John Deere ranks 7Before him are Franz Liszt, Ramakrishna, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Emily Dickinson, Leopold von Ranke, and Chester A. Arthur. After him are Amilcare Ponchielli, Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Alexander Butlerov, Prince Louis, Count of Trani, and Pierre-Jules Hetzel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Deere ranks 580 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Meier (1934), William Holden (1918), Robert Kardashian (1944), Reese Witherspoon (1976), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), and Gilbert N. Lewis (1875). After him are Kevin Spacey (1959), John R. Bolton (1948), Mia Farrow (1945), Ed Harris (1950), Robert Coleman Richardson (1937), and Douglas Engelbart (1925).

Among INVENTORS In United States

Among inventors born in United States, John Deere ranks 13Before him are Robert Fulton (1765), Herman Hollerith (1860), Charles Goodyear (1800), William G. Morgan (1870), Willis Carrier (1876), and Isaac Singer (1811). After him are Douglas Engelbart (1925), John Browning (1855), Jimmy Wales (1966), Josephine Cochrane (1839), Les Paul (1915), and George Eastman (1854).