Famous Australian Inventors & Discoverers

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David Unaipon
(Preacher)
David Unaipon
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Birthdate: September 28, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Australia
Died: February 7, 1967

David Unaipon was an Aboriginal Australian preacher, author, and inventor. He is best remembered for his significant contribution to Australian society, which helped break several stereotypes about Aboriginal Australians. Apart from establishing a couple of awards in his honor, the Australian government has also featured Unaipon on the Australian fifty-dollar note.

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David Warren
(Scientist)
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Birthdate: March 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Groote Eylandt, Anindilyakwa, Australia
Died: July 18, 2010
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Lawrence Hargrave
(Inventor & Explorer)
Lawrence Hargrave
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Birthdate: January 29, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich
Died: July 14, 1915
Australian aeronautical engineer Lawrence Hargrave is best remembered for inventing the box kite, or the cellular kite. He went on several expeditions at sea before devoting himself to aeronautics. His initial monoplane models were built after detailed research on the flight of insects and birds.
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Graeme Clark
(Educator, Inventor)
Graeme Clark
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Birthdate: August 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camden, Australia