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  • Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister (1827 - 1912)
    Born to Quaker parents, father was a wine merchant and amateur sceintist. Joseph Lister is considered by many to be the father of modern antisepsis. Lister came to Edinburgh in 1853 after graduatin...
  • Herbert "Zeppo" Marx (1901 - 1979)
    Herbert Manfred Marx was the youngest of the five Marx Brothers. He appeared in the first five Marx Brothers films as a straight man and romantic lead, before leaving the team for a career as a theatri...
  • Earl Herbert Dilley (1921 - 2008)
    Earl Dilley worked for NASA and the Naval Ordinance Laboratory. He participated in the Apollo Moon Landing missions. He was an inventor, with several of his inventions still sitting on the moon. He s...
  • Jethro Tull, III (1674 - 1741)
    Jethro Tull Birth date : 1674 Birth Place : Basildon, Berkshire, England Baptised : 30 March 1674, Basildon, Berkshire, England Date of Death : 21 February 1741 Place of Death : Prosperous Fa...
  • James Buchanan Eads (1820 - 1887)
    American Civil Engineer and Inventor. He was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. Largely self-educated, he left school at the age of 13 to help support his family. One of ...

Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries.

List of notable inventors

For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles.

  • Dr. Andre Cipriani, pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation protection.

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