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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- 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 immigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City. He soon struck out on his own with financial backers, setting up laboratories and companies to develop a range of electrical devices. His patented AC induction motor and transformer were licensed by George Westinghouse, who also hired Tesla for a short time as a consultant. ... more on Wikipedia
- Age: Dec. at 87 (1856-1943)
- Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia
- Photo: Adam Berry / Getty ImagesRowan Sebastian Atkinson (born January 6, 1955), 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. His other work includes the sitcom The Thin Blue Line. He has been listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy and amongst the top 50 comedians ever, in a 2005 poll of fellow comedians. He has also had cinematic success with his performances in the Mr. Bean movie adaptations Bean and Mr. Bean's Holiday and in Johnny English and its sequel Johnny... more on Wikipedia
- Age: 65
- Birthplace: Consett, United Kingdom
- Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission, development of Marconi's law, and a radio telegraph system. He is credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy".Marconi was also an entrepreneur, businessman, and founder of The Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company in the United Kingdom in 1897 (which became the Marconi Company). He succeeded in making an engineering and commercial... more on Wikipedia
- Age: Dec. at 63 (1874-1937)
- Birthplace: Bologna, Italy
- Lee de Forest (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor, self-described "Father of Radio", and a pioneer in the development of sound-on-film recording used for motion pictures. He had over 180 patents, but also a tumultuous career—he boasted that he made, then lost, four fortunes. He was also involved in several major patent lawsuits, spent a substantial part of his income on legal bills, and was even tried (and acquitted) for mail fraud. His most famous invention, in 1906, was the three-element "Audion" (triode) vacuum tube, the first practical amplification device. Although De Forest had only a limited understanding of how it worked, it was the foundation of the field of... more on Wikipedia
- Age: Dec. at 88 (1873-1961)
- Birthplace: Council Bluffs, Iowa