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Paul Cornu

1881 - 1944

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Paul Cornu (French pronunciation: ​[pɔl kɔʁny]; 15 June 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 82,266 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Paul Cornu is the 70th most popular engineer (up from 103rd in 2019), the 1,518th most popular biography from France (up from 1,922nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Engineer.

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Among engineers, Paul Cornu ranks 70 out of 323Before him are Masaru Ibuka, Viktor Bryukhanov, Hans Kammler, Leslie Groves, Jimmy Doolittle, and Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt. After him are Marcel Dassault, Ross Brawn, Henry Royce, Viktor Belenko, Loránd Eötvös, and Adam Czerniaków.

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Among people born in 1881, Paul Cornu ranks 54Before him are Nikolai Myaskovsky, Sveinn Björnsson, Cecil B. DeMille, Victor Klemperer, Giovanni Papini, and P. G. Wodehouse. After him are Vincenzo Lancia, Mikhail Larionov, L. E. J. Brouwer, Franz Gürtner, Ulrich von Hassell, and Artur Phleps. Among people deceased in 1944, Paul Cornu ranks 75Before him are Jakob von Uexküll, Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, James McKeen Cattell, Erich Fellgiebel, Paul Poiret, and Viktor Ullmann. After him are Peter Deunov, Mildred Harris, Yvette Guilbert, Robert E. Park, Fritz Pfeffer, and E. M. Antoniadi.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Cornu ranks 1,518 out of 6,011Before him are Louis II, Duke of Bourbon (1337), Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (953), Paul Gachet (1828), Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo (1847), Clément Marot (1495), and Antoine Destutt de Tracy (1754). After him are Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1817), Monique Wittig (1935), Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle (1775), Raimbaut de Vaqueiras (1165), Mahaut, Countess of Artois (1269), and Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (1401).

Among ENGINEERS In France

Among engineers born in France, Paul Cornu ranks 7Before him are Gustave Eiffel (1832), Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (1796), Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633), André Citroën (1878), Villard de Honnecourt (1200), and Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt (1240). After him are Marcel Dassault (1892), Marcel Renault (1872), Henri Farman (1874), Henry Darcy (1803), André Courrèges (1923), and François Laurent d'Arlandes (1742).