Joseph Monier

1823 - 1906

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Joseph Monier (French: [mɔnje]; 8 November 1823, Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, France – 13 March 1906, Paris) was a French gardener and one of the principal inventors of reinforced concrete. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Monier has received more than 101,612 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Monier is the 176th most popular inventor (down from 158th in 2019), the 2,242nd most popular biography from France (down from 2,000th in 2019) and the 26th most popular French Inventor.

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Over the past year Joseph Monier has had the most page views in the with 10,386 views, followed by German (8,347), and French (5,276). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (119.83%), Esperanto (40.22%), and Simple English (38.13%)


Among inventors, Joseph Monier ranks 176 out of 426Before him are Guillaume Amontons, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, Reginald Fessenden, Charles Cros, Matthew Boulton, and Friedrich Zander. After him are Philo Farnsworth, Henrich Focke, James Dyson, Georges Claude, Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva, and Charles Martin Hall.

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Among people born in 1823, Joseph Monier ranks 28Before him are Konstantin Ushinsky, John Russell Hind, Théodore de Banville, Pyotr Lavrov, Gotthold Eisenstein, and Sophie Gengembre Anderson. After him are Jean Chacornac, Giuseppe Fiorelli, Katsu Kaishū, Kurmangazy Sagyrbaev, Archduke Leopold Ludwig of Austria, and Carl Wilhelm Siemens. Among people deceased in 1906, Joseph Monier ranks 23Before him are Elizabeth of the Trinity, Paul Drude, Eugène Carrière, Raja Ravi Varma, Mihály Zichy, and Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau. After him are Maria Beatrix of Austria-Este, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Ernesto Cesàro, Prince Albert of Prussia, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, and Dame Gruev.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Monier ranks 2,242 out of 6,770Before him are Elena Poniatowska (1932), Léon Brillouin (1889), Jacques Claude Marie Vincent de Gournay (1712), Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans (1648), Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823), and Jacques Amyot (1513). After him are René Fonck (1894), Thierry Sabine (1949), William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (935), Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes (1788), Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (1786), and Beatrice of Lorraine (1017).

Among INVENTORS In France

Among inventors born in France, Joseph Monier ranks 26Before him are Henri Giffard (1825), Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753), Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville (1817), Édouard Branly (1844), Guillaume Amontons (1663), and Charles Cros (1842). After him are Georges Claude (1870), Charles Xavier Thomas (1785), Émile Baudot (1845), Georges Hébert (1875), Léon Gaumont (1864), and Wan Hu (1510).