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Masaru Ibuka

1908 - 1997

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Masaru Ibuka (井深 大 Ibuka Masaru; April 11, 1908 – December 19, 1997) was a Japanese electronics industrialist and co-founder of Sony, along with Akio Morita. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masaru Ibuka has received more than 542,980 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Masaru Ibuka is the 64th most popular engineer (down from 63rd in 2019), the 248th most popular biography from Japan (down from 243rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Engineer.

Masaru Ibuka is most famous for co-founding Sony Corporation with Akio Morita.

Memorability Metrics

  • 540k

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  • 59.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ENGINEERS

Among engineers, Masaru Ibuka ranks 64 out of 323Before him are Walter Dornberger, Colin Chapman, Kurt Tank, Marcello Gandini, Valentin Glushko, and Lu Ban. After him are Viktor Bryukhanov, Hans Kammler, Leslie Groves, Jimmy Doolittle, Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt, and Paul Cornu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1908, Masaru Ibuka ranks 60Before him are Stéphane Grappelli, Henri, Count of Paris, Chivu Stoica, Lita Grey, Valentin Glushko, and Willard Van Orman Quine. After him are Giovanni Leone, Virginia Cherrill, Carlos Arias Navarro, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Tameo Ide, and Don Ameche. Among people deceased in 1997, Masaru Ibuka ranks 62Before him are Alexander R. Todd, Yuri Nikulin, Miguel Najdorf, Narciso Yepes, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, and Marco Ferreri. After him are André Franquin, Roland Topor, Friedrich Hund, Barbara, Stig Anderson, and Fela Kuti.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Masaru Ibuka ranks 248 out of 6,048Before him are Shintaro Ishihara (1932), Mōri Motonari (1497), Emperor Go-Mizunoo (1596), Prince Yasuhiko Asaka (1887), Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (1464), and Amakusa Shirō (1621). After him are Hōjō Tokimune (1251), Hiroyuki Sanada (1960), Yozo Aoki (1929), Tamon Yamaguchi (1892), Emperor Sutoku (1119), and Tsuguharu Foujita (1886).

Among ENGINEERS In Japan

Among engineers born in Japan, Masaru Ibuka ranks 3Before him are Tsutomu Yamaguchi (1916) and Jiro Horikoshi (1903). After him are Hidetsugu Yagi (1886) and Naoki Hattori (1966).