Inventors and their Inventions
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Inventors and Inventions are important to us. Whether an invention is small or big it always acts as a development for the whole human beings.

Inventors are the peoples who create, discover, or find any new method or device for a useful purpose. There are many inventions that happened by mistake. Inventors spend their whole life on the creation of one thing. We reached today due to their hard work and unstoppable practice. We should always be thankful to them.

Inventors and inventions
Inventors and their Inventions

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3D printer Chuck Hull U.S 1983

AC current Nikola Tesla Serbia/U.S 1882

Acrylic Paint swami golden leonard Bocour U.S 1946-1949

 Air break rail George westinghouse U.S  1869

AK 47 AK 74 assault rifles Mikhail Kalashnikov Russia 1949

  Analytical Engine  Charles Babbage UK  1837

Anti perspirant Deodorant Jules Montenier U.S 1947

Apple Macintosh computer iPod (2001) iPhone (2007) iPad (2010) Steve Jobs U.S

 Arc wielding Nikolay Barnardos Russian empire  1800

 Artificial cell Thomas Chang China  1957

 Artificial heart Paul Winchell U.S  1961

Aspirin Felix Hoffman Germany 1897

Atomic Bomb J.Robert Oppenheimer U.S 1945

Automobile self starter ignition Charles Kettering U.S 1912

B

 Bakelite  Leo Baekeland Belgian  1907

Ballpoint pen laszlo biro Hungary  1938

Barbie Doll Ruth Handler U.S 1959

Barcode Bernard silver with Norman Joseph woodland U.S 1949

Barometer  Evangelists Torricelli Italy  1647

Battery Alessandro Volta Italy 1799

Body Mass Index(BMI) Adolphe Quetelet France Belgium 1830s

C

C programming language Dennis Ritchie U.S 1972

C++ programming language Bijarne Stroustrup 1985

ceiling fan Philip Diehi U.S 1887

Chloroform Samuel Guthrie U.S 1831

coca cola John Pemberton U.S 1886

Compact Disc Toshitada Doi Japan Joop Sinjou Netherlands 1982

compiler Grace Murry Hopper U.S 1952

Computer mouse Douglas Engelbart 1963-1964

condom Julius Fromm Germany 1916

Contact lens Adolf Fick Germany 1887

 creator of Lego Ole Kirk Christiansen 1932 Denmark.

 Crossword puzzle Arthur Wynne UK  1913

Cyclotron Ernest Orlando Lawrence U.S 1939

D

  Daniell cell John Frederick Daniell UK  1837

Diesel engine Adolf diesel Germany 1897

  digital signatures, e-cash David chaum U.S 1983

 Disc record gramophone Emile Berliner Germany U.S 1888

Dynamic random Access memory Robert Dennard U.S 1967

Dynamite Alfred Nobel Sweden 1867

E

Ejection seat Anastase Draomir Romania 1920s

Electric Boat Moritz Von Jacobi Germany Russia 1839

Electric Chainsaw Andreas stihl Switzerland Germany 1929

Electric fence Alfred William gallagher New Zealand 1937

Electric Guitar Adolph Rickenbacker Switzerland 1931

Electrocardiogram Willem Einthoven Netherlands 1895

Electromagnetic Relay Joseph Henry Scotland U.S 1835

Electron Microscope Ernst Ruska Germany 1933

Electronic Cigarette Hon lik Chinese 2004

Electroscope Jean Nollet France 1750

ENIAC the first general purpose programmable digital computer J.Presper Eckert U.S 1946

Ethernet Robert Metcalfe U.S 1970

Ethernet  David boggs U.S  1975

F

Female Condom Lasse Hessel Denmark 1990

Fire extinguisher George Manny U.K 1818

First anti cholera and anti plaque vaccines Waldemar Haffkine Russia and  Switzerland 1892.

 first artificial refrigerator William Cullen UK 1748 

Flash memory Fujio Masuoka Japan 2001

Flush Toilet John Harrington UK 1596

Fountain pen Petrache Poenaru Romania 1827

Fuel cell William Robert Grove Wales 1842

G

Gyroscope, Eddy current Jean-bernard Leon Foucault France 1855

H

hard disk drive Reynold Johnson U.S 1956

Hot air balloon Montgolfier brothers France 1783

 hovercraft  Christopher cockerell U.S 1959

Hydrogen Bomb Edward teller Hungary 1952

Hygrometer Antonio Meucci Italy U.S 1876

I

Improved steam engine James Watt Scotland  1769

In vitro Fertilisation Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards UK 1978

Incandescent lamp Alexander Nikolayevich Lodygin Russia 1872

Incandescent Lamp Heinrich Gobel Germany 1854

  Induction coil Nicholas Callan Ireland  1836

Insulin  Frederick Banting Canada  1921

 Internet protocol Vent Cerf with Bob Kahn U.S  1970s

J

Java ( programming language) James Gosling U.S 1994

Java Script Brendan  Rich U.S 1995

K

Kevlar Stephanie Kwolek U.S 1965

L

laser printer Gary starkweather U.S 1971

Laser Theodore Maiman U.S 1960

Led Nick Holonyak U.S 1962

Liquid Crystal Display George Heilmerier U.S 1968

Liquid Fuel Rocket Robert Goddard U.S 1926

Liquid Helium Heike Onnes Netherlands 1908

Logarithms John Napier Scotland 1614

M

Machine Gun Richard j gatling U.S 1861

Mechanical Pencil Slavoljub Eduardo Penkala Croatia 1906

Microprocessor Federico Faggin Italy 1974

Microprocessor Ted Hoff U.S 1971

Microwave Oven Percy Spencer 1947

 Mobile phone  Martin Cooper U.S 1972-1973

Motion Picture Eadweard Muybridge UK 1872

N

 Neon lamp Georges Claude France  1910

Nuclear power plant Igor Kurchatov Russia 1954

Nuclear Reactor Enrico Fermi Italy 1942

Nuclear Submarine Hyman George Rickover U.S 1979

 Nylon and neoprene  Wallace Carothers U.S

O

Optical character Recognizantion , Flatbed Scanner Raymond Kurzweil 1974

Oral polio vaccine Albert Sabin U.S 1961

P

Paper Cai Lun China 105

Pascal Calculator Blaise Pascal France mid 17 century

Pascal programming language   Niklaus Wirth Switzerland  1970

Pendulum clock Christiaan Huygens Netherlands 1656

Penicillin Alexander Fleming Scotland 1928

Petrol powered automobile Karl Benz Germany  1879

piano Bartolomeo Cristofori Italy 1688

PlayStation Ken Kutaragi Japan 1994

Portland cement  Joseph Aspdin UK  1840s

Postage stamp Rowland Hill 1837

Powered airplane wright Brothers Orville and Wilbur U.S  1903

Printed circuit board Paul Eisler Austria U.S 1936

Punched cards Herman Hollerith U.S 1890

PVC eugene Bowmann Germany  1872

Python programming language Guido Van Rossum Netherlands 1989

Q

Quantum machine Aaron D. O’Connel U.S 2009

R

Radio Control John Hays Hammond Jr. U.S 1929

Radio telegraphy, Electromagnetic Radiation Heinrich Hertz Germany 1880s

Radio Telescope Karl jansky U.S 1931

Radioactive Tracer George Hevesy  Hungary 1913

Radiocarbon Dating Willard Frank Libby U.S 1946

Richter magnitude scale CharlesRichter U.S 1935

Riverted jeans Jacob Davis U.S 1873

Roll film George Eastman U.S 1889

Rubber band Stephen Perry UK 1845

S

Saccharin Ira Remsen U.S 1878

Seismometer Luigi Palmieri Italy 1855

Seismometer Zhang Heng China 132AD

Sewing Machine Elias Howie U.S 1846

Sewing machine Isaac singer U.S  1850s

Ship Propeller Josef Ressel Czechoslovakia 1827

Single Mode Optical Fibre Huang Hongjia China 1980

  Space flight Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Russia  1903

Space Pen Paul Fisher U.S 1967

Spandex Joseph shivers U.S 1962

Stethoscope Rene Laennec France 1816

 super glue Harry Coover  U.S 1958

Synthetic Diamond Tracy Hall U.S 1960

Teflon Roy Plunkett U.S 1938

Telephone exchange Tivadar Puskas Hungary 1877

Telephone  Alexander Graham Bell UK Canada and US  1876

 Television  John logie Baird Scotland  1926

Three-phase electric power Mikhail Dolivo Dobrovolsky Poland and Russia 1891

Three point safety belt Nils Bohlin  1959

Transformer, Electric motor Michael Faraday UK electric 1831

U

Underwater welding Konstantin Khrenov Russia 1932

Universal Standard Time sandford Fleming Canada 1883

V

Vacuum Diode John Ambrose Fleming UK 1904

Vacuum pump, Manometer, Dasymetre Otto von Guericke Germany 1686

Vulcanization of rubber Charles Goodyear U.S 1839

W

Water Turbine Benoit Fourneyron France 1827

 Wheatstone bridge Samuel Hunter Christie UK 1833

Wikipedia Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales U.S 2001

 World Wide Web Tim Berners Lee UK with Robert cailliau Belgium 1989

Y

X-ray machine Wilhelm Rontgen Germany 1895

Z

Zipper whitcomb Judson U.S 1891

Bottom Line

Inventions are always for good purpose. It depends on us how we use them. Alfred Nobel invented dynamite for breaking large mountains but now humans use it for killing others.

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