Karl von Terzaghi

1883 - 1963

Karl von Terzaghi

Karl von Terzaghi (October 2, 1883 – October 25, 1963) was an Austrian mechanical engineer, geotechnical engineer, and geologist known as the "father of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl von Terzaghi has received more than 145,495 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 73rd most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Karl von Terzaghi ranks 73 out of 287Before him are Kurt Tank, Hans Kammler, Leslie Groves, Jack Swigert, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, and Valdemar Poulsen. After him are Marcel Renault, Charles George Gordon, Marcello Gandini, Henry Darcy, Mikhail Mil, and Immanuel Nobel.

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Among people born in 1883, Karl von Terzaghi ranks 62Before him are Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, José Clemente Orozco, Kenji Doihara, Mauritz Stiller, William Carlos Williams, and Nikolay Krestinsky. After him are Bernhard Rust, Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Alfredo Casella, Ichirō Hatoyama, Gusztáv Jány, and Yan Xishan. Among people deceased in 1963, Karl von Terzaghi ranks 41Before him are Piero Manzoni, Oleg Penkovsky, Pedro Armendáriz, William Beveridge, Eduard Spranger, and William Carlos Williams. After him are Alois Hudal, Sylvanus Olympio, Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Remedios Varo, and Jacob Gade.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Karl von Terzaghi ranks 107 out of 445Before him are Vratislaus I, Duke of Bohemia (888), Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760), Viktor Ullmann (1898), Carl von Rokitansky (1804), Princess Sophie of Hohenberg (1901), and Herbert Lom (1917). After him are Ottokar Czernin (1872), Georg Benda (1722), Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849), Franz Bardon (1909), Jiří Trnka (1912), and Emilie Schindler (1907).

Among ENGINEERS In Czechia

Among engineers born in Czechia, Karl von Terzaghi ranks 1After him are Franciszek Rychnowski (1850).

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