Inventors

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

28 May 1738 - 26 March 1814

Inventors

Charles F. Kettering

Charles F. Kettering

August 29, 1876 - November 25, 1958

American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 140 patents

Ottmar Mergenthaler

Ottmar Mergenthaler

May 10, 1854 - October 28, 1899

German inventor of linotype

Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell

December 21, 1922 - June 24, 2005

Ventriloquist, voice ator, inventor

Lee de Forest

Lee de Forest

August 26, 1873 - June 30, 1961

Inventors

Leo Baekeland

Leo Baekeland

November 14, 1863 - February 23, 1944

Inventors

John Roebuck

John Roebuck

1718 - 1794

Inventors

László Bíró

László Bíró

29 September 1899 - 24 October 1985

Inventors

Colin Chapman

Colin Chapman

19 May 1928 - 16 December 1982

British automotive designer, inventor, builder; founder of Lotus Cars

Hugo Junkers

Hugo Junkers

3 February 1859 - 3 February 1935

German aviation pioneer

Emile Berliner

Emile Berliner

May 20, 1851 - August 3, 1929

German / American inventor of the gramophone and disc for record player

Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick

13 April 1771 - 22 April 1833

English inventor, engineer and steam locomotive builder

Ruth Handler

Ruth Handler

November 4, 1916 - April 27, 2002

Inventors

Robert Bosch

Robert Bosch

23 September 1861 - 12 March 1942

Inventors

Nikolaus Otto

Nikolaus Otto

14 June 1832 - 26 January 1891

Inventors

Henry Miller Shreve

Henry Miller Shreve

October 21, 1785 - March 6, 1851

American businessman

King C. Gillette

King C. Gillette

January 5, 1855 - July 9, 1932

Inventors

Emily Davenport

Emily Davenport

-

American inventor

Thomas Davenport (inventor)

Thomas Davenport (inventor)

1802 - 1851

Inventors

Waldo Semon

Waldo Semon

September 10, 1898 - May 26, 1999

American inventor

Samuel Morey

Samuel Morey

October 23, 1762 - April 17, 1843

Inventors

Igor Sikorsky

Igor Sikorsky

May 25, 1889 - October 26, 1972

Russian aerospace designer

Hans Lippershey

Hans Lippershey

1570 - 1619

Inventors

Henri Coandă

Henri Coandă

June 7, 1886 - November 25, 1972

Romanian inventor

William Otis

William Otis

September 20, 1813 - November 13, 1839

Inventors

Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt

July 19, 1814 - January 10, 1872

inventor of the Colt revolver; founder of Colt Firearms

Isaac Singer

Isaac Singer

October 27, 1811 - July 23, 1875

American businessman

Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy

March 27, 1844 - October 10, 1929

Inventors

Richard Jordan Gatling

Richard Jordan Gatling

September 12, 1818 - February 26, 1903

Inventors

Harvey Fletcher

Harvey Fletcher

September 11, 1884 - July 23, 1981

Inventors

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

12 January 1917 - 2008

Inventor of Transcendental Meditation

Samuel O'Reilly

Samuel O'Reilly

- 1908

Inventors

Edwin H. Land

Edwin H. Land

May 7, 1909 - March 1, 1991

Inventors

Jacques Charles

Jacques Charles

November 12, 1746 - April 7, 1823

Inventors

John Deere (inventor)

John Deere (inventor)

February 7, 1804 - May 17, 1886

Inventors

Claude Chappe

Claude Chappe

December 25, 1763 - January 23, 1805

Inventors

Almon Brown Strowger

Almon Brown Strowger

1839 - May 26, 1902

Union Army officer, inventor

Henry Maudslay

Henry Maudslay

22 August 1771 - 14 February 1831

Inventors

Alberto Santos-Dumont

Alberto Santos-Dumont

July 20, 1873 - July 23, 1932

Aviation pioneer

Albert Ballin

Albert Ballin

15 August 1857 - 9 November 1918

Inventors

Nicéphore Niépce

Nicéphore Niépce

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inventor

Joseph Marie Jacquard

Joseph Marie Jacquard

7 July 1752 - 7 August 1834

French inventor

Cai Lun

Cai Lun

ca. 50 - 121

Chinese inventor of paper and the papermaking process

Gregory Goodwin Pincus

Gregory Goodwin Pincus

April 9, 1903 - August 22, 1967

Inventors

Jethro Tull (agriculturist)

Jethro Tull (agriculturist)

30 March 1674 - 1741

British agriculturist

Charles Cros

Charles Cros

October 1, 1842 - August 9, 1888

Inventors

Reginald Fessenden

Reginald Fessenden

October 6, 1866 - July 22, 1932

Inventors

James Naismith

James Naismith

1861 - 1939

Inventors

Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh

February 4, 1902 - August 26, 1974

Aviator

Cyrus McCormick

Cyrus McCormick

February 15, 1809 - May 13, 1884

Inventor, businessman

John Pemberton

John Pemberton

July 8, 1831 - August 16, 1888

Inventors

Louis Braille

Louis Braille

1809 - 1852

Inventors

William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong

William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong

26 November 1810 - 27 December 1900

inventor, scientist, engineer, industrialist

Werner von Siemens

Werner von Siemens

13 December 1816 - 6 December 1892

German inventor

James Gosling

James Gosling

May 19, 1955 -

Inventors

Henry Bessemer

Henry Bessemer

19 January 1813 - 15 March 1898

Inventors

Alec Jeffreys

Alec Jeffreys

19 January 1950 -

Inventor of genetic fingerprinting

George Pullman

George Pullman

March 3, 1831 - October 19, 1897

American businessman

Philo Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth

19 August 1906 - 11 March 1971

Inventors

Robert Watson-Watt

Robert Watson-Watt

13 April 1892 - 5 December 1973

Inventor, engineer

Walter Houser Brattain

Walter Houser Brattain

February 10, 1902 - October 13, 1987

Inventors

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

February 11, 1847 - October 18, 1931

American inventor and businessman

Ron Popeil

Ron Popeil

May 3, 1935 -

Inventors

René Laennec

René Laennec

17 February 1781 - 13 August 1826

Inventors

Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce

December 12, 1927 - June 3, 1990

Co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel

Paul Allen

Paul Allen

January 21, 1953 -

Co-Founder of Microsoft

Paul Héroult

Paul Héroult

April 10, 1863 - May 9, 1914

Inventors

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla

10 July 1856 - 7 January 1943

Serbian-American inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer

L. L. Zamenhof

L. L. Zamenhof

df=y March 12 - 14 April 1917

Inventor of Esperanto

Lars Magnus Ericsson

Lars Magnus Ericsson

May 5, 1846 - December 17, 1926

Swedish inventor, entrepreneur and founder of telephone equipment manufacturer Ericsson

Karl Ferdinand Braun

Karl Ferdinand Braun

6 June 1850 - 20 April 1918

Inventor and physicist

Karl Benz

Karl Benz

November 25, 1844 - April 4, 1929

Inventors

John Harrison

John Harrison

24 March 1693 - 24 March 1776

English clockmaker, horologist and inventor of the marine chronometer

Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg

c. 1398 - 3 February 1468

German inventor who invented movable type

Herman Hollerith

Herman Hollerith

29 February 1860 - 17 November 1929

statistician, inventor, businessman

Henry J. Heinz

Henry J. Heinz

October 11 1844 - May 14, 1919

American businessman (food processing)

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

1864 - 5 January 1943

botanist

Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney

8 December 1765 - 8 January 1825

American inventor

Dean Kamen

Dean Kamen

1951 -

Inventors

Dan Bricklin

Dan Bricklin

16 July 1951 -

VisiCalc inventor

Douglas Engelbart

Douglas Engelbart

1925 - 2013

Inventor

Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller

July 12, 1895 - July 1, 1983

American inventor and author

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

October 28, 1955 -

American business magnate

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell

March 3, 1847 - August 2, 1922

Telephone inventor


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine