Paul Cornu

1881 - 1944

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Paul Cornu (French pronunciation: ​[pɔl kɔʁny]; June 15, 1881 – 6 June 1944) was a French engineer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Cornu has received more than 66,852 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Paul Cornu is the 103rd most popular engineer (up from 129th in 2019), the 1,925th most popular biography from France and the 12th most popular French Engineer.

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Among engineers, Paul Cornu ranks 103 out of 325Before him are Pedro Navarro, Count of Oliveto, Nikolai Polikarpov, George Cayley, Robert Stephenson, Preston Tucker, and Charles Rolls. After him are Fedor Tokarev, Alexander Lippisch, Erich Topp, Nicola Romeo, Viktor Kaplan, and Álvaro del Portillo.

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Among people born in 1881, Paul Cornu ranks 61Before him are Artur Phleps, Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, Mikhail Larionov, Franz Gürtner, King Oliver, and Max Pechstein. After him are Ulrich von Hassell, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Otozō Yamada, Augustin Bea, Kim Kyu-sik, and Vincenzo Lancia. Among people deceased in 1944, Paul Cornu ranks 99Before him are Tanya Savicheva, Nikolai Polikarpov, Fritz Witt, Emanuel Ringelblum, Felix Nussbaum, and Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff. After him are Ulrich von Hassell, Paul Masson, Ethel Smyth, Thomas Midgley Jr., Helmut Lent, and Hans Krása.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Cornu ranks 1,925 out of 5,234Before him are Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1805), Sacha Distel (1933), Maurice Duruflé (1902), Nicolas de Largillière (1656), Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti (1734), and Jean Fautrier (1898). After him are Guillaume de Lorris (1200), Pierre Charron (1541), Maurice Blondel (1861), Jean Bodel (1165), Warda Al-Jazairia (1939), and Augustin Thierry (1795).

Among ENGINEERS In France

Among engineers born in France, Paul Cornu ranks 12Before him are Marcel Renault (1872), Marcel Dassault (1892), Henri Farman (1874), André Courrèges (1923), Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt (1240), and Henry Darcy (1803). After him are François Laurent d'Arlandes (1742), Georges Leclanché (1836), Philippe LeBon (1767), Evgeny Paton (1870), Pierre Berthier (1782), and Gabriel Voisin (1880).