Inventions and their Inventors

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Invention Inventor Country Year
Adding Machine Blaise Pascal France 1642
Aeroplane Wright brothers USA 1903
Animation Emile Reynaud France 1892
Antiseptic Dr. Joseph Lister England 1867
Aspirin Dr. Felix Hoffman Germany 1899
Atom Bomb Julius Robert Oppenheimer USA 1945
Automatic Calculator Wilhelm Schickard Germany 1623


Balloon Jacques and Joseph  Montgolfier France 1783
Ball –Point pen Laszlo Biro Hungary 1938
Barometer Evangelista Torricelli Italy 1643
Bicycle K. Macmillan Scotland 1839
Bicycle Tyre J.B. Dunlop Scotland 1888
Bifocal Lens Benjamin Franklin USA 1784


Cadmium Friedrich Stromeyer Germany 1817
Calculating Machine Pascal France 1642
Cash Register James Ritty USA 1879
Cement Joseph Aspdin England 1824
Centrigrade Scale A.Celsius France 1742
Cinematograph Thomas Alva Edison USA 1891
Clarinet Johann Christoph Denner Germany 1690
Computer Charles Babbage Britain 1834
Contact Lens Otto Wichterle Czech 1961
Cine Camera Friese-Greene Britain 1889
Cinema A.L. and J.L. Lumiere France 1894
Clock (Machanical) Hsing and Ling –Tsan China 1725
Clock (Pendulum) C. Hugyens Netherlands 1657


Dental Plate Anthony A. Plantson USA/td>

Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel Germany 1895
Dynamite Alfred Nobel Sweden 1867
Dynamo Michael Faraday England 1831


Electric Battery Volta Italian 1800
Electric Generator Michael Faraday UK 1831
Electric Iron H.W. Seeley USA 1882
Electric lamp Thomas Alva Edison USA 1879
Electric Stove/Cooker William S. Hadaway USA 1896
Electromagnet W. sturgeon England 1824
Electronic Calculator IBM USA 1954
Evolution (theory) Charles Darwin England 1858


Film (with sound) Dr. Lee de forest USA 1923
Fountain Pen LE. Waterman USA 1884


Gas Lighting William Murdoch Scotland 1794
Gramophone T.A . Edison USA 1878


Hot Air Balloon Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier France 1783
Helicopter Igor Sikorsky Russia 1939


Jet Engine Sir Frank whittle England 1937


Lift E.G. Otis USA 1852
Light Bulb Heinrich Goebel Germany 1854
Locomotive Richard Trevithick England 1804


Machine Gun Richard Gatling USA 1861
Match (Safety) J.E. Lurdstrom Sweden 1855
Microphone David Hughes USA 1878
Microscope Z. Jansen Netherlands 1590
Microwave Oven Percy Spencer USA 1947
Motor Car (Petrol) Karl –Benz Germany 1885
Motorcycle Edward Butler England 1884


Neon -Lump G. Claude France 1915
Nylon Dr W.H. Carothers USA 1937


Pacermaker Dr. Paul Zoll USA 1952
Parachute Jean Pierre Blanchard France 1785
Pendulum Clock Christian Huygens Netherlands 1657
Photography (Paper) W.H. Fox Tablot England 1835
Piano Bartolomeo Cristofori Italy 1700
Printing Press J. Gutenberg Germany 1455


Rader Dr A.H. Taylor and L.C. young USA 1922
Radium Marie and Pierre Curie France 1898
Radio G. Marconi England 1901
Rayon American viscose Co. USA 1910
Razor (Safety) K.G. Gillette USA 1895
Razor (electric) Col. J. Schick USA 1931
Refrigerator J . Harrison and A. Catlin Britain 1834
Revolver Samuel Colt USA 1835
Rubber (Vulcanized) Charles Good year USA 1841
Rubber (Waterproof) Charles Macintosh Scotland 1819


Safety Lamp Sir Humphrey England 1816
Safety pin William Hurst USA 1849
Saxophone Adolphe Sax Belgium 1846
Sewing Machine B. Thimmonnier France 1830
Scooter G. Bradshaw England 1919
Ship ( Steam) J.C. Perier France 1775
Ship ( turbine) Sir Charles parsons Britain 1894
Shorthand (Modem) Sir Issac Pitman Britain 1837
Small Pox Vaccine Edward Jenner England 1796
Spinning jenny James Hargreaves England 1764
Steam engine (Piston) Thomas Newcome Britain 1712
Steam engine ( Condenser) James Watt Scotland 1765
Steel production Henry Bessemer England 1855
Stainless steel Harry Brearley England 1913
Steam-Powered Airship Henry Giffard France 1852
Steam Boat John Fitch USA 1786
Submarine David Bushnell USA 1776
Synthesizer Dr. Robert Arthur Moog USA 1964


Tank Sir Ernest Swington England 1914
Telegraph Samuel F.B. Morse USA 1837
Telephone Alexander Graham Bell scotland 1876
Telescope Hans Lippershey Netherlands 1608
Television John logie bared Scotland 1926
Terylene J. Whinfield and H. Dickson England 1941
Thermoscope Galileo Galilei Italy 1593
Time Clock Willard Le Grand Bundy USA 1888
Tractor J. Froelich USA 1892
Transistor Bardeen, Shockley USA & UK 1949
Typewriter Christopher Latham Sholes USA 1868


Vaccination Dr. Edward Jenner England 1796
Vacuum Cleaner Ives McGaffey USA 1869
Valve of radio Sir J.A. ‘fleming Britain 1904


Watch A.L.  Breguet France 1791


X-ray Wilhelm Roentgen Germany 1895


Zip fastener W.L. Judson USA 1891


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