Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Inventors & Discoverers, including Adolphe Sax, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell and Alfred Nobel
Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla

10 July 1856

American

Thomas EdisonThomas Edison

11 February 1847

American

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell

03 March 1847

Canadian,Scottish

George Washington CarverGeorge Washington Carver

01 January 1864

American

Alfred NobelAlfred Nobel

21 October 1833

Swedish

Willem EinthovenWillem Einthoven

21 May 1860

Dutch

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev

08 February 1834

Russian

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi

25 April 1874

Italian

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird

13 August 1888

British,Scottish

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton

16 February 1822

British

Louis BrailleLouis Braille

04 January 1809

French

Antonio MeucciAntonio Meucci

13 April 1808

Italian,American

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Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax

06 November 1814

Belgian

George EastmanGeorge Eastman

12 July 1854

American

Gottlieb DaimlerGottlieb Daimler

17 March 1834

German

James ChadwickJames Chadwick

20 October 1891

British

Nicéphore NiépceNicéphore Niépce

07 March 1765

French

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz

31 August 1821

German

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Cyrus McCormickCyrus McCormick

15 February 1809

American

Richard TrevithickRichard Trevithick

13 April 1771

British

Christopher Latham Sholes Christopher Latham Sholes

14 February 1819

American

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis

26 September 1887

British

Lee de ForestLee de Forest

26 August 1873

American

David UnaiponDavid Unaipon

28 September 1872

Australian

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Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith

29 February 1860

American

Werner von SiemensWerner von Siemens

13 December 1816

German

Henry BessemerHenry Bessemer

19 January 1813

British

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland

14 November 1863

Belgian,American

Charles F. KetteringCharles F. Kettering

29 August 1876

American

Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner

20 May 1851

American

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Wallace Hume Carothers Wallace Carothers

27 April 1896

American

Kirkpatrick MacmillanKirkpatrick Macmillan

02 September 1812

Scottish

Orville WrightOrville Wright

19 August 1871

American

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke

10 February 1883

American

Karl Ferdinand BraunKarl Ferdinand Braun

06 June 1850

German

Wilbur WrightWilbur Wright

16 April 1867

American

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Beulah Louise HenryBeulah Louise Henry

11 February 1887

American

Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett

10 January 1898

American

Alexander BainAlexander Bain

01 October 1811

Scottish

Frank HornbyFrank Hornby

15 May 1863

British

Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston

01 September 1877

British

Lawrence HargraveLawrence Hargrave

29 January 1850

Australian

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Gustaf Dalén Gustaf Dalén

30 November 1869

Swedish

Victor Francis HessVictor Francis Hess

24 June 1883

American

Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola

10 May 1859

Slovak

Jozef MurgašJozef Murgaš

17 February 1864

Slovak

Louis LumièreLouis Lumière

05 October 1864

French

Auguste LumièreAuguste Lumière

19 October 1862

French

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Mary WaltonMary Walton

1827 AD

American

Olive DennisOlive Dennis

20 November 1885

American

Alberto Santos DumontAlberto Santos Dumont

20 July 1873

Brazilian

Karl BenzKarl Benz

25 November 1844

German

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche

03 September 1875

Austrian,German

Thomas CrapperThomas Crapper

28 September 1836

British

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John BrowningJohn Browning

23 January 1855

American

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel

18 March 1858

German,French

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge

09 April 1830

British

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard

28 May 1818

American

Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky

25 May 1889

Ukrainian,Russian

Garrett MorganGarrett Morgan

04 March 1877

American

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George WestinghouseGeorge Westinghouse

06 October 1846

American

Richard HauptmannRichard Hauptmann

26 November 1899

German

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier

26 November 1876

American

Lewis Howard LatimerLewis Howard Latimer

03 September 1848

American

Charles GoodyearCharles Goodyear

29 December 1800

American

Peter Carl FabergéPeter Carl Fabergé

18 May 1846

Russian

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James W. MarshallJames W. Marshall

08 October 1810

American

Alberto Santos-DumontAlberto Santos-Dumont

20 July 1873

Brazilian

Louis Le PrinceLouis Le Prince

28 August 1841

French

Louis DaguerreLouis Daguerre

18 November 1787

French

John PembertonJohn Pemberton

08 July 1831

American

Hiram MaximHiram Maxim

05 February 1840

British,American

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Elisha OtisElisha Otis

03 August 1811

American

Joseph SwanJoseph Swan

31 October 1828

British

Otto LilienthalOtto Lilienthal

23 May 1848

German

Marcel DassaultMarcel Dassault

22 January 1892

French

Justus von LiebigJustus von Liebig

12 May 1803

German

Robert BoschRobert Bosch

23 September 1861

Austrian,German

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Léon ThereminLéon Theremin

15 August 1896

Russian

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof

15 December 1859

Polish

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin

08 July 1838

German