Louis Renault

1877 - 1944

Louis Renault

Louis Renault (French: [lwi ʁəno]; 12 February 1877 – 24 October 1944) was a French industrialist, one of the founders of Renault and a pioneer of the automobile industry. Renault built one of France's largest automobile manufacturing concerns, which bears his name to this day. During World War I his factories contributed massively to the war effort notably so by the creation and manufacture of the first tank of modern configuration: the Renault FT tank. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Renault has received more than 7,492 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 62nd most popular inventor.

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Among inventors, Louis Renault ranks 62 out of 323Before him are Elon Musk, Josephine Cochrane, Les Paul, George Eastman, Henry Fox Talbot, and Alexander Stepanovich Popov. After him are John Browning, Henry Bessemer, Jimmy Wales, Frank Whittle, John Deere, and Alberto Santos-Dumont.

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Among people born in 1877, Louis Renault ranks 13Before him are G. H. Hardy, Joan Gamper, Frederick Soddy, Francis William Aston, Edgar Cayce, and Muhammad Iqbal. After him are Heinrich Otto Wieland, Said Nursî, Raoul Dufy, Kārlis Ulmanis, Kees van Dongen, and Frank Marshall. Among people deceased in 1944, Louis Renault ranks 30Before him are Galeazzo Ciano, Florence Foster Jenkins, Erwin von Witzleben, Chūichi Nagumo, Bertha Benz, and Friedrich Olbricht. After him are Max Jacob, Aristide Maillol, Wang Jingwei, Henning von Tresckow, Milena Jesenská, and Gustav Bauer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Renault ranks 653 out of 4,109Before him are Princess Marie Bonaparte (1882), Guillaume de l'Hôpital (1661), Raymond Aron (1905), Paul Dukas (1865), Pierre Richard (1934), and Antoine-Jean Gros (1771). After him are Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1528), Allan Kardec (1804), Pierre de Ronsard (1524), Pierre Bonnard (1867), Robert Bresson (1901), and Julie Clary (1771).

Among INVENTORS In France

Among inventors born in France, Louis Renault ranks 10Before him are Nicéphore Niépce (1765), Denis Papin (1647), Nicolas Appert (1749), Joseph Marie Jacquard (1752), Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725), and Louis Blériot (1872). After him are Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), André-Jacques Garnerin (1769), Alphonse Bertillon (1853), Étienne-Jules Marey (1830), Claude Chappe (1763), and Clément Ader (1841).

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