Samuel Morland

1625 - 1695

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Sir Samuel Morland, 1st Baronet (1625 – 30 December 1695), or Moreland, was an English academic, diplomat, spy, inventor and mathematician of the 17th century, a polymath credited with early developments in relation to computing, hydraulics and steam power. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuel Morland has received more than 52,163 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Samuel Morland is the 218th most popular inventor (down from 215th in 2019), the 1,978th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 35th most popular British Inventor.

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Among inventors, Samuel Morland ranks 218 out of 355Before him are Frederick Scott Archer, David Schwarz, Vittorio Jano, Henry Maudslay, Yoshiro Nakamatsu, and Ottmar Mergenthaler. After him are Philo Farnsworth, Walter Clopton Wingfield, Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Aimo Lahti, Ottó Bláthy, and Elihu Thomson.

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Among people born in 1625, Samuel Morland ranks 10Before him are Rasmus Bartholin, Carlo Maratta, Gregorio Barbarigo, John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Erik Dahlbergh, and François de Créquy. After him are Thomas Corneille, Pierre Nicole, and Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern. Among people deceased in 1695, Samuel Morland ranks 14Before him are Zumbi, Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Thomas Tew, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł, and Melchior d'Hondecoeter. After him are Pierre Nicole, Gustav Adolph, Duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Paul Hermann, and Henry Vaughan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Samuel Morland ranks 1,978 out of 6,924Before him are Joan of England, Queen of Scotland (1210), Arthur Hughes (1832), Helen McCrory (1968), Francis Crozier (1796), John Dollond (1706), and Ed Sheeran (1991). After him are Mary Anne MacLeod Trump (1912), William Hartnell (1908), Aelred of Rievaulx (1110), Ernest William Brown (1866), David Gill (1843), and David Knopfler (1952).

Among INVENTORS In United Kingdom

Among inventors born in United Kingdom, Samuel Morland ranks 35Before him are John Kemp Starley (1854), William Murdoch (1754), Oliver Lodge (1851), Joseph Whitworth (1803), Frederick Scott Archer (1813), and Henry Maudslay (1771). After him are Walter Clopton Wingfield (1833), Elihu Thomson (1853), Alexander Parkes (1813), James Dyson (1947), Robert Watson-Watt (1892), and Joseph Aspdin (1778).