Robert Maillart

1872 - 1940

Robert Maillart

Robert Maillart (6 February 1872 – 5 April 1940) was a Swiss civil engineer who revolutionized the use of structural reinforced concrete with such designs as the three-hinged arch and the deck-stiffened arch for bridges, and the beamless floor slab and mushroom ceiling for industrial buildings. His Salginatobel (1929–1930) and Schwandbach (1933) bridges changed the aesthetics and engineering of bridge construction dramatically and influenced decades of architects and engineers after him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Maillart has received more than 60,798 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 176th most popular engineer.

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Among engineers, Robert Maillart ranks 175 out of 287Before him are Louis Dollo, Ivan Yarkovsky, Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, Adolphe Alphand, Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont, and Eugène Flachat. After him are Rory Byrne, Jorge Chávez, Émile Levassor, Evgeny Paton, William Froude, and Nikolay Kamov.

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Among people born in 1872, Robert Maillart ranks 81Before him are Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Alexandru Vaida-Voevod, Selma Rıza, Reginald Doherty, Georgios Tsitas, and George S. Robertson. After him are Aleksandër Stavre Drenova, Barbu Știrbey, Mikhail Kuzmin, Johan Bojer, Kazimierz Bein, and Vilhelms Purvītis. Among people deceased in 1940, Robert Maillart ranks 80Before him are Olga Boznańska, Albert Kahn, Cai Yuanpei, Georgios Tsitas, Umberto Caligaris, and Albin Lermusiaux. After him are Prince Aage, Count of Rosenborg, Ernst Weiss, Silvestre Revueltas, Giuseppe Motta, Udham Singh, and John A. Hobson.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Robert Maillart ranks 258 out of 540Before him are Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf (1956), Peter Bieri (1944), Emer de Vattel (1714), Edmond Privat (1889), Gustave Ador (1845), and Didier Burkhalter (1960). After him are Luigi Taveri (1929), Antonio Ciseri (1821), Peter Bichsel (1935), Othmar Schoeck (1886), Giuseppe Motta (1871), and Jakob Hermann (1678).

Among ENGINEERS In Switzerland

Among engineers born in Switzerland, Robert Maillart ranks 2Before him are Hans Albert Einstein (1904).