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  • Anthony Francis Lucas (1855 - 1921)
    Antun Lučić (Split, 9. rujna 1855. - Washington, SAD, 2. rujna 1921.), pomorski časnik, mineralog, najzaslužniji za prvu naftnu bušotinu u Teksasu u mjestu Spindletop, kraj Beaumonta. Živeći u SAD-u, a...
  • Dr. Howard Burnham Sprague (1895 - 1970)
    Cardiologist. Role as inventor of the Sprague stethoscope. Biography here: Military draft registration : Between 1917 and 1918 - Swampscott City no 24, United States, Massachusetts Residence ...
  • Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818 - 1890)
    Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow was an American surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Harvard University. A dominating figure in Boston medicine for many decades, he is remembered for the Bigelow maneuver for hi...
  • Colonel James G. Benton (USA) (1820 - 1881)
    USMA Class of 1842. History of Bedford, New Hampshire James Gilchrist Benton was graduated from West Point in 1842 and appointed additional Second Lieutenant of ordinance. He was stationed at Wat...
  • John Wesley Hyatt (1837 - 1920)
    Invented a knife sharpener, a new way of making dominoes and checkers, a method of dissolving pyroxylin under pressure, and celluloid (with his brother).


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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