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  • William Emery Nickerson (1853 - 1930)
    He was an inventor, bank director and vice president of the Gillette Safety Razor company. He was credited along with King Gillette for inventing the disposable razor blade in 1901. Citations The...
  • Francis Hugh Sandford, DSO (1888 - 1926)
    LOTFWW Military Events Other war service awards: France - Croix de Guerre, 23rd April 1918 Military Events British Awards and Decorations: Distinguished Service Order (DSO), 16th August 1915, ...
  • 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...


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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