Important Inventions and Inventors

Inventions and Discoveries


Invention
Inventor
Year
Country
Automatic calculator
Wilhelm Schickard
1623
Germany
Adding machine
Blaise Pascal
1642
France
Animation
Emile Reynaud
1892
France
Aspirin
Dr. Felix Hoffman
1899
Germany
Antiseptic
Dr. Joseph Lister
1867
England
Atom Bomb
Julius Robert Oppenheimer
1945
U.S
Barometer
Evangelista Torricelli
1643
ITALY
Ballpoint Pen
László Bíró
1938
France
Bifocal Lens
Benjamin Franklin
1784
U.S
Cement
Joseph Aspdin
1824
England
Cadmium
Friedrich Stromeyer
1817
Germany
Clarinet
Johann Christoph Denner
1690
Germany
Cash register
James Ritty
1879
USA
Cinema
Lumiere brothers
1894
France
Dental Plate
Anthony A. Plantson
1817
U.S
Diesel Engine
Rudolf Diesel
1895
Germany
Dynamite
Alfred B. Nobel
1867
Sweden
Electronic calculator
IBM
1954
USA
Electric stove/cooker
William S. Hadaway
1896
USA
Electric Battery
Volta
1800
Italian
Electric Generator
Michael Faraday
1831
UK
Electric Lamp
Thomas Alva Edison
1879
U.S
Electromagnet
William Sturgeon
1824
England
Elevator
Elisha G. Otis
1852
U.S
Fountain Pen
Lewis Edson Waterman
1884
U.S
Gramophone
Thomas Edison
1878
U.S
Gyrocompass
Elmer A. Sperry
1908
U.S
Hot air balloon
Josef and Etienne Montgolfier
1783
France
Helicopter
Igor Sikorsky
1939
Russia
Jet Engine
Hans Von Ohain
1936
Germany
Light bulb
Heinrich Goebel
1854
Germany
Lightning Conductor
Benjamin Franklin
1752
U.S
Microwave oven
Percy Spencer
1947
USA
Machine Gun
Richard Gaffing
1861
U.S
Motor Scooter
Greville Bradshaw
1919
England
Microscope
Zacharis Janssen
1590
Netherlands
Pacemaker
Dr. Paul Zoll
1952
USA
Pocket watch
Peter Henlein
1510
Germany
Pendulum clock
Christiaan Huygens
1657
Netherlands
Piano
Bartolomeo Cristofori
1700
Italy
Parachute
Jean Pierre Blanchard
1785
France
Revolver
Samuel Colt
1835
U.S
Small Pox Vaccine
Edward Jenner
1796
England
Steam engine
Thomas Savery
1698
UK
Steam boat
John Fitch
1786
USA
Saxophone
Adolphe Sax
1846
Belgium
Steam-powered airship
Henri Giffard
1852
France
Soft contact lenses
Otto Wichterle
1961
Czech
Stethoscope
René Laennec
1816
France
Submarine
David Bushnell
1776
U.S
Synthesizer
Dr. Robert Arthur Moog
1964
U.S
Telegraph
Samuel Morse
1844
USA
Telephone
Scott Alexander Graham Bell
1874
Canada
Time Recorder
Harlow Bundy
1890
U.S
Typewriter
Peter Mitterhofer
1864
Austria
Vaccination
Dr. Edward Jenner
1796
England
Vacuum Cleaner
Ives McGaffey
1869
U.S
X-ray
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
1895
Germany



Frequently asked Inventions & Discoveries:
Who invented Aeroplane?
Orville & Wilbur Wright in 1903
Who invented Air Conditioning ?
Willis Carrier in 1902
Who invented Barometer ?
Evangelista Torricelli of Italy in 1644
Who invented Ball-Point Pen ?
John J. Loud of U.S.A. in 1888
Who invented DNA Structure ?
Crick(UK), Waston(US), Wilkins(UK) in 1951
Who invented Laser ?
Charles H. Townes
Who invented Locomotive ?
George Stephenson was first to buit steam locomotives.
Who invented Logarithms ?
John Napier (Scotland) invented Logarithm
Who invented Machine Gun ?
Helge Palmcrantz, Swedish inventor and industrialist
Who discovered HIV ?
Dr Robert Gallo invented HIV test
Who invented Helicopter ?
Igor Sikorsky
Who discovered Circulation of blood ?
William Harvey of Britain in 1628
Who invented Vaccine of Rabies ?
Louis Pasteur of France in 1885
Who discovered Vitamin A ?
Mc Collum and M.Davis of U.S.A. in 1913
Who discovered Vitamin B1 ?
Casimir Funk discovered in 1912
Who discovered Vitamin C ?
Scottish naval surgeon James Lind in 1747
Who discovered Vitamin D ?
Edward Mellanby discovered Vitamin D while researching a disease called rickets in 1922
Who discovered Vitamin K ?
Doisy Dam of U.S.A. in 1938.
Who invented by Electric Lamp ?
Thomas Alva Edison of U.S.A. in 1879
Who invented CT scan ?
Hounsfield by Britain in 1973.

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