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INVENTORS AND  INVENTIONS

 

 

 

Alexander Graham Bell                   The telephone

 

Thomas Alva Edison                      The phonograph

 

E. Berliner                                      The gramophone

 

Professor David Edward Hughes    The microphone

 

John L. Baird                                  Television

 

Evangelista Torricelli                       The barometer

 

Galileo Galilei                                 The thermometer and the telescope

 

Janssen                                           The microscope

 

William Gascoigne                          The micrometer

 

John Harrison                                 The chronometer

 

Laennec                                         The stethoscope

 

Sir David Brewster                          The kaleidoscope

 

Orville and Wilbur Wrig                  The aeroplane

 

Count Von Ferdinand Zeppelin       The Zepplin dirigible airship

 

Dr. Alfred Bernhard Nobel              Dynamite

 

Roger Bacon                                  Gunpowder

 

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim                The automatic gun

 

Samuel Colt                                    The revolver

 

Sir Joseph Whitworth                      The Whitworth rifle

 

Elias Howe                                     The sewing-machine

 

James Watt                                     The steam engine

 

George Stephenson                         The locomotive

 

James Nasmyth                               The steam hammer

 

Sir Charles Algernon Parsons          The steam turbine

 

Marchase Gulielimo Marconi            The wireless telegraph      

 

Micheal Faraday                              The dynamo and electric transformer

 

Messrs Coke and Wheatstone           The electric telegraph       

 

Benjamin Franklin                             The lighting conductor

 

Robert Stephenson                           The flashing system of the throwing

                                                        light out to sea from lighthouses

Sir Humphrey Davy                          The safety lamp

 

Sir Joseph Wilson Swan                   The incandescent electric lamp

                                                       The autotype process of photography

                                                       The art of making rapid dry             

                                                       Photographic plates

 

George Eastman                               The roll photographic film

                                                        The Kodak camera

 

Alois Senefelder                               Lithography

 

Johann Gutenberg                            The art of painting

 

Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof                Esperanto

 

Samuel Finley Morse                        The Morse Code of signals

                                                       The Morse system of electric

                                                       Telegraph

Gerhardus Mercator                         A celestial and a terrestrial globe

 

Sir Richard Arkwright                       The spinning frame

 

Edmund Cartwright                           The power loom

 

Samuel Crompton                             The spinning mule

 

James Hargreaves                              The spinning jenny

 

Sir Henry Bessemer                           The process of converting cast-iron

                                                         Into steel

 

John Macadam                                   Macadamised roads

 

Henry Cort                                         The process known as “ puddling” for

                                                          Converting pig iron into malleable

                                                          Iron

 

The Marquis De Vauban                       Income Tax

 

 

 

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