W. Ross Ashby

1903 - 1972

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of W. Ross Ashby has received more than 75,957 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. W. Ross Ashby is the 207th most popular engineer, the 2,466th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 23rd most popular British Engineer.

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Among engineers, W. Ross Ashby ranks 207 out of 325Before him are Vasily Mishin, Léon Charles Thévenin, Arkhip Lyulka, Vladimir Petlyakov, André Waterkeyn, and Charles Renard. After him are Charles F. Brush, Semyon Lavochkin, Franz Grashof, Jon Postel, Ed Heinemann, and Eugène Flachat.

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Among people born in 1903, W. Ross Ashby ranks 167Before him are Abba P. Lerner, Adolph Gottlieb, Hans Hedtoft, Claude Dauphin, Mary Norton, and Big Bill Broonzy. After him are Julio Antonio Mella, Felice Bonetto, Matvey Blanter, Alejandro Casona, Ivar Johansson, and Rudolf Wolters. Among people deceased in 1972, W. Ross Ashby ranks 118Before him are Bruce Cabot, Günter Eich, Maximus V of Constantinople, Gottfried Fuchs, Lee Beom-seok, and Raúl Leoni. After him are Bernabé Ferreyra, Prithviraj Kapoor, Mitchell Leisen, Markos Vamvakaris, Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, and Roger Courtois.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, W. Ross Ashby ranks 2,466 out of 6,924Before him are David Crystal (1941), Simon MacCorkindale (1952), Tom Hollander (1967), Thomas Fairfax (1612), Morris Travers (1872), and Jane Asher (1946). After him are Frederick North, Lord North (1732), Hubert Parry (1848), Leonard Hobhouse (1864), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), John Henry Mackay (1864), and Colin McRae (1968).

Among ENGINEERS In United Kingdom

Among engineers born in United Kingdom, W. Ross Ashby ranks 23Before him are John Bagot Glubb (1897), Alexander Cunningham (1814), Hertha Ayrton (1854), William Playfair (1759), William Froude (1810), and André Waterkeyn (1917). After him are Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), Robert W. Paul (1869), Ove Arup (1895), James B. Francis (1815), Mal Evans (1935), and Geoffrey de Havilland (1882).