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List of famous male electrical engineers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male electrical engineers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being electrical engineers. There are thousand of males working as electrical engineers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic electrical engineers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a electrical engineer then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male electrical engineers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male electrical engineers?" and "Who are the best male electrical engineers?"
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Electrical Engineers
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Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Tesla gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before ...more

Age: Died at 87 (1856-1943)

Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia

Profession: Futurist, Physicist, Inventor, Scientist, Mechanical engineer, + more

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Rowan Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Electrical Engineers
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Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Atkinson first came to prominence in the sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News, and via his participation in The Secret Policeman's Balls from 1979. ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Consett, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Lion King, Bean, Mr. Bean's Holiday, Johnny English

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#55 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#24 on The Best Living English Actors

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Guglielmo Marconi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Electrical Engineers
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Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system. He is often credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1874-1937)

Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

Profession: Physicist, Inventor, Electrical engineer, Engineer

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Lee de Forest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Electrical Engineers
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Lee de Forest was an American inventor with over 180 patents to his credit. He named himself the "Father of Radio," and famously said, "I discovered an Invisible Empire of the Air, intangible, yet solid as granite." In 1906 de Forest invented the Audion, the first triode vacuum tube and the first ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1873-1961)

Birthplace: Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Cinematographer, Inventor, Film Director, Electrical engineer, + more

Credits: My Old Kentucky Home, A Musical Monologue, Ben Bernie and All the Lads, Love's Old Sweet Song, A Few Moments with Eddie Cantor, + more

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