Thomas Andrews

1873 - 1912

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Thomas Andrews Jr. (7 February 1873 – 15 April 1912) was a British businessman and shipbuilder, who was managing director and head of the drafting department of the shipbuilding company Harland and Wolff in Belfast, Ireland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Andrews has received more than 2,099,773 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Thomas Andrews is the 7th most popular designer (up from 8th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 316th in 2019) and the most popular British Designer.

Thomas Andrews was most famous for being the architect of the Titanic.

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  • 2.89

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Among designers, Thomas Andrews ranks 7 out of 104Before him are Steve Jobs, Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, and Gianni Versace. After him are Paco Rabanne, William Morris, Aldus Manutius, Gerrit Rietveld, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and László Moholy-Nagy.

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Among people born in 1873, Thomas Andrews ranks 9Before him are Enrico Caruso, Johannes V. Jensen, Colette, Konstantin von Neurath, Jules Rimet, and Alexis Carrel. After him are Luigi Lucheni, Henri Barbusse, Alfred Jarry, Otto Loewi, Karl Schwarzschild, and Hans von Euler-Chelpin. Among people deceased in 1912, Thomas Andrews ranks 10Before him are Frederick VIII of Denmark, Jules Massenet, Frédéric Passy, Bram Stoker, Edward Smith, and Karl May. After him are Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Robert Falcon Scott, Joseph Lister, Auguste Beernaert, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, and William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Andrews ranks 281 out of 8,785Before him are Bede (672), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Emmeline Pankhurst (1858), Tony Scott (1944), Roger Penrose (1931), and Andrew Carnegie (1835). After him are Henrietta of England (1644), Timothy Dalton (1946), Kate Bush (1958), David Suchet (1946), Richard Cromwell (1626), and Edward Gibbon (1737).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, Thomas Andrews ranks 1After him are William Morris (1834), Thomas Chippendale (1718), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), Alexander McQueen (1969), Beau Brummell (1778), John Baskerville (1706), Paul Smith (1946), Laura Ashley (1925), Storm Thorgerson (1944), and Jony Ive (1967).