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

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev

08 February 1834

Russian

Alfred NobelAlfred Nobel

21 October 1833

Swedish

Guglielmo MarconiGuglielmo Marconi

25 April 1874

Italian

Louis BrailleLouis Braille

04 January 1809

French

John Logie BairdJohn Logie Baird

13 August 1888

British,Scottish

Francis GaltonFrancis Galton

16 February 1822

British

Antonio MeucciAntonio Meucci

13 April 1808

Italian,American

George EastmanGeorge Eastman

12 July 1854

American

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James ChadwickJames Chadwick

20 October 1891

British

Gottlieb DaimlerGottlieb Daimler

17 March 1834

German

Nicéphore NiépceNicéphore Niépce

07 March 1765

French

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz

31 August 1821

German

Adolphe SaxAdolphe Sax

06 November 1814

Belgian

Richard TrevithickRichard Trevithick

13 April 1771

British

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Cyrus McCormickCyrus McCormick

15 February 1809

American

Christopher Latham Sholes Christopher Latham Sholes

14 February 1819

American

Henry BessemerHenry Bessemer

19 January 1813

British

Lee de ForestLee de Forest

26 August 1873

American

Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith

29 February 1860

American

Barnes WallisBarnes Wallis

26 September 1887

British

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David UnaiponDavid Unaipon

28 September 1872

Australian

Werner von SiemensWerner von Siemens

13 December 1816

German

Leo BaekelandLeo Baekeland

14 November 1863

Belgian,American

Charles F. KetteringCharles F. Kettering

29 August 1876

American

Emile BerlinerEmile Berliner

20 May 1851

American

Kirkpatrick MacmillanKirkpatrick Macmillan

02 September 1812

Scottish

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Willem EinthovenWillem Einthoven

21 May 1860

Dutch

Wallace Hume Carothers Wallace Carothers

27 April 1896

American

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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Katharine Burr BlodgettKatharine Burr Blodgett

10 January 1898

American

Frank HornbyFrank Hornby

15 May 1863

British

Beulah Louise HenryBeulah Louise Henry

11 February 1887

American

Alexander BainAlexander Bain

01 October 1811

Scottish

Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston

01 September 1877

British

Gustaf Dalén Gustaf Dalén

30 November 1869

Swedish

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Lawrence HargraveLawrence Hargrave

29 January 1850

Australian

Victor Francis HessVictor Francis Hess

24 June 1883

American

Aurel StodolaAurel Stodola

10 May 1859

Slovak

Louis LumièreLouis Lumière

05 October 1864

French

Jozef MurgašJozef Murgaš

17 February 1864

Slovak

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

Garrett MorganGarrett Morgan

04 March 1877

American

Karl BenzKarl Benz

25 November 1844

German

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche

03 September 1875

Austrian,German

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Lewis Howard LatimerLewis Howard Latimer

03 September 1848

American

John BrowningJohn Browning

23 January 1855

American

Thomas CrapperThomas Crapper

28 September 1836

British

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge

09 April 1830

British

Rudolf DieselRudolf Diesel

18 March 1858

German,French

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

28 May 1818

American

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Igor SikorskyIgor Sikorsky

25 May 1889

Ukrainian,Russian

George WestinghouseGeorge Westinghouse

06 October 1846

American

Granville WoodsGranville Woods

23 April 1856

American

Frederick McKinley JonesFrederick McKinley Jones

17 May 1893

American

Louis DaguerreLouis Daguerre

18 November 1787

French

Louis Le PrinceLouis Le Prince

28 August 1841

French

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Charles GoodyearCharles Goodyear

29 December 1800

American

Richard HauptmannRichard Hauptmann

26 November 1899

German

Alberto Santos-DumontAlberto Santos-Dumont

20 July 1873

Brazilian

Elisha OtisElisha Otis

03 August 1811

American

Marcel DassaultMarcel Dassault

22 January 1892

French

Peter Carl FabergéPeter Carl Fabergé

18 May 1846

Russian

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Joseph SwanJoseph Swan

31 October 1828

British

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier

26 November 1876

American

Otto LilienthalOtto Lilienthal

23 May 1848

German

James W. MarshallJames W. Marshall

08 October 1810

American

John PembertonJohn Pemberton

08 July 1831

American

Robert BoschRobert Bosch

23 September 1861

Austrian,German

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Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin

08 July 1838

German

Justus von LiebigJustus von Liebig

12 May 1803

German

Isaac SingerIsaac Singer

27 October 1811

American