List of famous male opticians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male opticians list contains the most prominent and top males known for being opticians. There are thousand of males working as opticians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic opticians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a optician then the people below should give you inspiration.
This list is made up of many different people, including John Jacob Bausch and Jacob Metius.While this isn't a list of all male opticians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male opticians?" and "Who are the best male opticians?"
Johan (John) Jacob Bausch (July 25, 1830 – February 14, 1926) was a German-American maker of optical instruments who co-founded Bausch & Lomb (with Henry Lomb). Over six decades he transformed his small, local optical shop into a large-scale international enterprise, pioneering the American optical industry. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 96 (1830-1926)
Birthplace: Süßen, Germanysee more on John Jacob Bausch
Henry Lomb ((1828-11-24)November 24, 1828 – (1908-06-13)June 13, 1908) was a German-American optician who co-founded Bausch & Lomb (with John Jacob Bausch) and led a group of businessmen to found The Mechanics Institute, the forerunner of Rochester Institute of Technology. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 60 (1848-1908)
Birthplace: Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel
Ignatius Joachim Karl Hood, known as Karl Hood, is a politician from the island nation of Grenada. He served as an MP, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Ecclesiastical Affairs (2008-2010) and as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2010-2012) in a government led by former prime minister Tillman Thomas. He resigned as Minister of Foreign Affairs on 18 May 2012 after he abstained from a no-confidence vote against the government two days earlier. He currently serves as Grenada's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. ...more on Wikipedia
Robert Edward Cox (March 12, 1917 – December 16, 1989) was an American optical engineer and a popularizer of amateur telescope making. He conducted the popular "Gleanings for ATMs" (Amateur Telescope Makers) column in Sky and Telescope magazine for 21 years. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 72 (1917-1989)