John Monash

1865 - 1931

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General Sir John Monash, (; 27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931), was a civil engineer and an Australian military commander of the First World War. He commanded the 13th Infantry Brigade before the war and then, shortly after its outbreak, became commander of the 4th Brigade in Egypt, with whom he took part in the Gallipoli campaign. In July 1916 he took charge of the newly raised 3rd Division in northwestern France and in May 1918 became commander of the Australian Corps, at the time the largest corps on the Western Front. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Monash has received more than 678,219 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. John Monash is the 290th most popular engineer, the 262nd most popular biography from Australia and the most popular Australian Engineer.

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Among engineers, John Monash ranks 290 out of 325Before him are Yahya Ayyash, Pat Symonds, John R. Pierce, Franciszek Rychnowski, Robert Zubrin, and Gordon Bell. After him are Robert H. Dennard, Hesham Qandil, Tommy Flowers, Bob Bell, John Houbolt, and James Allison.

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Among people born in 1865, John Monash ranks 129Before him are Vladimir Bogoraz, Leónidas Plaza, Charles Sands, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, John Stanley Plaskett, and Pavel Shternberg. After him is Gifford Pinchot. Among people deceased in 1931, John Monash ranks 112Before him are Art Acord, David Starr Jordan, David Belasco, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Emilio Aceval, and James Neill. After him are George Whitefield Chadwick, Daniel Chester French, Alma Rubens, Tom Roberts, and Vachel Lindsay.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Monash ranks 262 out of 790Before him are Helen Quinn (1943), Lesley Turner Bowrey (1942), Mark Schwarzer (1972), Gregory Mathews (1876), Vern Schuppan (1943), and Peter Garrett (1953). After him are Katherine Langford (1996), Mary MacKillop (1842), Brett Tucker (1972), Alycia Debnam-Carey (1993), Fanny Durack (1889), and James McTeigue (1967).

Among ENGINEERS In Australia

Among engineers born in Australia, John Monash ranks 1After him are Brian McGuire (1945) and Sam Michael (1971).