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John Monash

1865 - 1931

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General Sir John Monash, (; 27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931) was an Australian civil engineer and 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 822,776 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John Monash is the 323rd most popular engineer (down from 291st in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from Australia (down from 262nd in 2019) and the most popular Australian Engineer.

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Among engineers, John Monash ranks 323 out of 323Before him are Hesham Qandil, Kevin Warwick, Leon O. Chua, Sidney Darlington, Pat Symonds, and Gordon Bell. After him are Douglas Bennett, Pat Fry, Robert Zubrin, Viktor Kozin, Tommy Flowers, and Gianfranco Brancatelli.

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Among people born in 1865, John Monash ranks 142Before him are Hermann Hirt, Vladimir Bogoraz, Charles Sands, Johannes Thiele, Leónidas Plaza, and Walter Frederick Gale. After him are Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, Pavel Shternberg, Mrs Patrick Campbell, Gifford Pinchot, and Susan La Flesche Picotte. Among people deceased in 1931, John Monash ranks 131Before him are David Belasco, Emilio Aceval, James Neill, Jetze Doorman, Daniel Chester French, and Charles Clary. After him are Frank Harris, Alma Rubens, George Whitefield Chadwick, Tom Roberts, Robert Edeson, and Vachel Lindsay.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, John Monash ranks 272 out of 925Before him are Vern Schuppan (1943), Indiana Evans (1990), Norma Croker (1934), Darren Hayes (1972), Patricia Wrightson (1921), and Russell Mockridge (1928). After him are Claire Holt (1988), Gillian Armstrong (1950), Brenton Thwaites (1989), Cathy Freeman (1973), John McEwen (1900), and Dustin Clare (1982).

Among ENGINEERS In Australia

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