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  • William Henry Perkin (1838 - 1907)
    from: Wikipedia Sir William Henry Perkin, FRS (12 March 1838 – 14 July 1907) was a British chemist and entrepreneur best known for his accidental discovery of the first aniline dye: the purple mauvei...
  • Trevor Graham Baylis (1937 - 2018)
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Trevor Graham Baylis CBE (13 May 1937 – 5 March 2018) was an English inventor best known for the wind-up radio. The radio, instead of relying on batteries or ext...
  • Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert (1894 - 1991)
    Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert (May 16, 1894 - October 14, 1991) was an American educator, nutritionist, activist and writer. Cabeza de Baca is also known as the inventor of the u-shaped fried taco...
  • Willard Sterling Boyle, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2009 (1924 - 2011)
    Willard Sterling Boyle, CC (August 19, 1924 – May 7, 2011) was a Canadian-American physicist, pioneer in the field of laser technology and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6, 2009, ...
  • Ellis Mark Zacharias, Jr. (1926 - 2006)
    Ellis M. Zacharias Jr. was a businessman, inventor, and avid amateur photographer. He died in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of eighty.


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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