List of famous inventors with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla
Austrian, American

Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell
Canadian, Scottish

Dean Kamen Dean Kamen
American

James Watt James Watt
Scottish

Eli Whitney Eli Whitney
American

Hero of Alexandria Hero of Alexandria
Egyptian, Greek

Antonio Meucci Antonio Meucci
Italian, American

Rudolf Diesel Rudolf Diesel
German, French

Leo Fender Leo Fender
American

Leo Baekeland Leo Baekeland
Belgian, American

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An Wang An Wang
Chinese, American

Erno Rubik Erno Rubik
Hungarian

Lori GreinerLori Greiner
American

Matthias W. BaldwinMatthias W. Baldwin
American

Rodney MullenRodney Mullen
American

Les PaulLes Paul
American
MasamuneMasamune
Japanese

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

Tom ScholzTom Scholz
American

William KamkwambaWilliam Kamkwamba
Malawian
Henry J. HeinzHenry J. Heinz
American
Thomas MassieThomas Massie
American

Paul WinchellPaul Winchell
American

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier
American

Alessandro VoltaAlessandro Volta
Italian
Mark ShuttleworthMark Shuttleworth
British, South African

Louis Le PrinceLouis Le Prince
French
MoondogMoondog
American

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
Polish

Alberto Santos-DumontAlberto Santos-Dumont
Brazilian
Clarence BirdseyeClarence Birdseye
American

Pranav MistryPranav Mistry
Indian
Max FleischerMax Fleischer
American

Ole Kirk ChristiansenOle Kirk Christiansen
Danish

Gerald BullGerald Bull
Canadian
Joseph SwanJoseph Swan
British

Josef HofmannJosef Hofmann
Polish, American
Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
American

Tony FadellTony Fadell
American

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
Polish

David Marshall WilliamsDavid Marshall Williams
American
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American

Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
American

Clive SinclairClive Sinclair
British

Charles GoodyearCharles Goodyear
American

Robert Watson-WattRobert Watson-Watt
British, Scottish
Theodore Miller EdisonTheodore Miller Edison
American

Robin LiRobin Li
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Nicolas-Joseph CugnotNicolas-Joseph Cugnot
French

Peter Carl FabergéPeter Carl Fabergé
Russian

Gerolamo CardanoGerolamo Cardano
Italian
Robert MoogRobert Moog
American

Elisha OtisElisha Otis
American
Gary FisherGary Fisher
American

David RittenhouseDavid Rittenhouse
American
Robert KearnsRobert Kearns
American

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
German

Elijah McCoyElijah McCoy
Canadian
Isaac SingerIsaac Singer
American

John HerschelJohn Herschel
British
Joseph-Ignace GuillotinJoseph-Ignace Guillotin
French