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Joseph-Armand Bombardier

1907 - 1964

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Joseph-Armand Bombardier (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔzɛf aʁmɑ̃ bɔ̃baʁdje]; April 16, 1907 – February 18, 1964) was a Canadian inventor and businessman who was the founder of Bombardier. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph-Armand Bombardier has received more than 278,574 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Joseph-Armand Bombardier is the 259th most popular inventor (down from 255th in 2019), the 205th most popular biography from Canada (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Canadian Inventor.

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Among INVENTORS

Among inventors, Joseph-Armand Bombardier ranks 259 out of 355Before him are Ernst Alexanderson, Jacob W. Davis, Wilson Greatbatch, Tivadar Puskás, Leonardo Torres y Quevedo, and Clive Sinclair. After him are Max Valier, Walter Hunt, Ralph Hartley, Arthur Wynne, Harry Ferguson, and Raymond Damadian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1907, Joseph-Armand Bombardier ranks 170Before him are Günter Eich, Ilona Elek, John Marley, Ragnar Nurkse, Rosalind Russell, and Blagoje Marjanović. After him are Sándor Veress, Jean Aerts, Jean Carzou, Juan Carlos Corazzo, Benny Carter, and Janusz Kusociński. Among people deceased in 1964, Joseph-Armand Bombardier ranks 100Before him are Eugen Sänger, Jim Reeves, Gustav-Adolf von Zangen, Guillermo Subiabre, Rudolph Maté, and Abbās al-Aqqād. After him are Ebbe Schwartz, Aleksander Zawadzki, Cedric Hardwicke, Rickard Sandler, Seán O'Casey, and Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Joseph-Armand Bombardier ranks 205 out of 1,130Before him are Harold Innis (1894), Neve Campbell (1973), Paul Haggis (1953), Barry Pepper (1970), Jean Béliveau (1931), and Jon Vickers (1926). After him are Ian Hacking (1936), Jacques Villeneuve (1953), Marc Singer (1948), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), Edge (1973), and Jeff Wall (1946).

Among INVENTORS In Canada

Among inventors born in Canada, Joseph-Armand Bombardier ranks 4Before him are James Naismith (1861), Gerald Bull (1928), and Reginald Fessenden (1866). After him are Yvonne Brill (1924).