Louis Charles Breguet

1880 - 1955

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Louis Charles Breguet (2 January 1880 in Paris – 4 May 1955 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Île-de-France) was a French aircraft designer and builder, one of the early aviation pioneers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Charles Breguet has received more than 45,174 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Louis Charles Breguet is the 166th most popular engineer, the 2,729th most popular biography from France (down from 2,573rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular French Engineer.

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Among engineers, Louis Charles Breguet ranks 166 out of 325Before him are Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Menno van Coehoorn, Joseph Strauss, Jorge Chávez, Pierre-Paul Riquet, and Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann. After him are Pierre-Émile Martin, Vitaly Abalakov, Bassel al-Assad, Hertha Ayrton, Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov, and Alphonse Pénaud.

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Among people born in 1880, Louis Charles Breguet ranks 90Before him are Sergei Natanovich Bernstein, Leonard Woolf, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Johannes Aavik, Christabel Pankhurst, and Walter Hohmann. After him are Waldemar Bonsels, Georg von Trapp, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, Zequinha de Abreu, B. C. Forbes, and Frigyes Riesz. Among people deceased in 1955, Louis Charles Breguet ranks 75Before him are Horace McCoy, Emmett Till, Ona Munson, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Lin Huiyin, and Princess Elizabeth of Greece and Denmark. After him are Louis Leon Thurstone, Isaak Dunayevsky, Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Arthur Bernardes, Carl Milles, and Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Charles Breguet ranks 2,729 out of 5,234Before him are Pierre Woodman (1963), Jean-Hugues Anglade (1955), Philippe Troussier (1955), Jean Girault (1924), Edgar Quinet (1803), and César-François Cassini de Thury (1714). After him are Jean Joseph Marie Amiot (1718), Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697), Roger Chartier (1945), Zacharie Astruc (1833), Bernard Werber (1961), and François Berléand (1952).

Among ENGINEERS In France

Among engineers born in France, Louis Charles Breguet ranks 24Before him are Gabriel Voisin (1880), Antoine de Chézy (1718), Gérard Larrousse (1940), Pierre Charles L'Enfant (1754), Jorge Chávez (1887), and Pierre-Paul Riquet (1609). After him are Pierre-Émile Martin (1824), Alphonse Pénaud (1850), Marc Seguin (1786), Michel Chevalier (1806), Jacques Antoine Charles Bresse (1822), and Louis Dollo (1857).