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Uziel Gal

1923 - 2002

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Uziel "Uzi" Gal (Hebrew: עוזיאל "עוזי" גל, born Gotthard Glas; 15 December 1923 – 7 September 2002) was an Israeli firearm designer, best remembered as the designer and namesake of the Uzi submachine gun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uziel Gal has received more than 325,478 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Uziel Gal is the 159th most popular inventor (up from 190th in 2019), the 1,869th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,208th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Inventor.

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Among inventors, Uziel Gal ranks 159 out of 354Before him are Charles Algernon Parsons, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, Sequoyah, Christopher Latham Sholes, Paul Baran, and Joseph Monier. After him are Charles Martin Hall, Guillaume Amontons, Orban, Robert Cailliau, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff.

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Among people born in 1923, Uziel Gal ranks 102Before him are Yves Bonnefoy, Walerian Borowczyk, Estelle Getty, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Robert Maxwell, and Belisario Betancur. After him are Ernst Nolte, Conrad Bain, Svetozar Gligorić, Wes Montgomery, Alicia de Larrocha, and Uri Avnery. Among people deceased in 2002, Uziel Gal ranks 82Before him are Spyros Kyprianou, Igor Ansoff, Yousuf Karsh, Peggy Lee, Juan Antonio Bardem, and Brad Dexter. After him are Velibor Vasović, Thomas Gordon, Marina Berti, Roberto Matta, Fernando Belaúnde Terry, and Shigeo Sugimoto.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Uziel Gal ranks 1,869 out of 6,142Before him are Gertrud Scholtz-Klink (1902), Adolf Hurwitz (1859), Philip, Elector Palatine (1448), Klaus Fischer (1949), Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781), and Margarete Buber-Neumann (1901). After him are Matthias Kleinheisterkamp (1893), Karl Mauss (1898), Hermann Carl Vogel (1841), Ernst Nolte (1923), Andreas Karlstadt (1486), and Anna of Brandenburg (1487).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Uziel Gal ranks 21Before him are Alfred Krupp (1812), Hugo Schmeisser (1884), Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740), Heinrich Göbel (1818), Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse (1787), and Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (1772). After him are Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (1803), Siegfried Marcus (1831), Peter Henlein (1479), Johann Christoph Denner (1655), Oskar Barnack (1879), and Hans von Ohain (1911).