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  • Joseph Aloysius Hansom (1803 - 1882)
    Joseph Aloysius Hansom Born 26 October 1803 York Died 29 June 1882 Fulham Nationality English Occupation Architect Buildings Birmingham Town Hall, 1831 Projects inventor of the Hansom...
  • William Edward Friese-Greene (1855 - 1921)
    William Friese-Greene (born William Edward Green, 7 September 1855 – 5 May 1921) Born 7 September 1855 Bristol, England Died 5 May 1921 (aged 65) Connaught Rooms, London, England Resting pl...
  • Dr. Joseph Sampson Gamgee (1828 - 1886)
    Member of Royal Society of Edinburgh; member of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland; pioneered aseptic surgery; invented Gamgee Tissue (1880); founder of the Birmingham Hospital...
  • Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti (1864 - 1930)
    Sebastian Pietro Innocenzo Adhemar Ziani de Ferranti (9 April 1864 – 13 January 1930) was a British electrical engineer and inventor. See -
  • George Richards Elkington (1801 - 1865)
    George Richards Elkington (17 October 1801 – 22 September 1865) was a manufacturer from Birmingham, England. He patented the first commercial electroplating process. Born in Birmingham, the son of a ...


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

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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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