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John Lombe

1693 - 1722

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John Lombe (1693 in Norwich – November 20, 1722 in Derby) was a silk spinner in the 18th century Derby, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Lombe has received more than 56,184 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. John Lombe is the 336th most popular engineer (down from 275th in 2019), the 5,081st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,821st in 2019) and the 45th most popular British Engineer.

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Among engineers, John Lombe ranks 336 out of 323Before him are Vladimir Barmin, Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, C. H. Douglas, Tom Dowd, Bob Bell, and Sydney Camm. After him are Mehdi Jomaa, Thomas Sopwith, James Allison, Mike Coughlan, Jon Hall, and Tessy Thomas.

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Among people born in 1693, John Lombe ranks 12Before him are Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sofie of Neuburg, Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Abul Khair Khan, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, Georg Rafael Donner, and Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin.  Among people deceased in 1722, John Lombe ranks 19Before him are Adriaen van der Werff, Antoine Coypel, Claude Gillot, Johann Jacob Bach, Sébastien Vaillant, and Christoph Dientzenhofer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Lombe ranks 5,081 out of 7,765Before him are Eric Bristow (1957), Paul Scott (1920), Dan Houser (1974), Michael Drayton (1563), William Gott (1897), and Vince Cable (1943). After him are Curtis Jones (2001), Hero Fiennes-Tiffin (1997), Gerry Byrne (1938), Harry Pollitt (1890), Greg Wise (1966), and John Butler Yeats (1839).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, John Lombe ranks 45Before him are Pat Fry (1964), Tommy Flowers (1905), Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford (1893), C. H. Douglas (1879), Bob Bell (1958), and Sydney Camm (1893). After him are Thomas Sopwith (1888), James Allison (1968), Mike Coughlan (1959), David Rohl (1950), Tom Kilburn (1921), and Mike Gascoyne (1963).