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  • Charles Edward “Charlie” Taylor (1868 - 1956)
    ) Charles Edward Taylor (May 24, 1868 – January 30, 1956) was an American inventor, mechanic and machinist. He built the first aircraft engine used by the Wright brothers and was a vital con...
  • George Herbert Taylor (1821 - 1896)
    George H. Taylor was born in Williston, Vermont, on January 4, 1821 - the same day as John W. Hutchinson. Largely self-educated, before he was eighteen he began teaching in the common schools of Willis...
  • Charles Fayette Taylor (1827 - 1899)
    Physiologist and pathologist Invalided orthopaedic surgeon and US therapeutic massage pioneer Charles Fayette Taylor was issued with two typewriter patents on this day (December 26) in 1893, one of...
  • Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (1858 - 1913)
    A German engineer and inventor who contributed to the advancement of technology with his internal-combustion engine. Although he was best recognized for his invention of the pressure-ignited heat engin...
  • Shu Chien
    Shu Chien (traditional Chinese: 錢煦 ; simplified Chinese: 钱煦 ; pinyin: Qián Xù ) is an eminent Chinese–American physiologist and engineer. His pioneering...


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

This project is on History Link

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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