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Alfred Freschl (1857 - d.)

Alfred invented and patented various devices: In 1884 he patented an application of fabrics to moldings and other articles for the Detroit Casket Company. He later patented the only tufting machine in ...

6/2/2009 3/19/2016

Harold Caminez (1898 - 1943)

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Albert Edward Woolf (1846 - 1920)

biography from The Jewish Encyclopedia : Talmud - Zweifel WOOLF, ALBERT EDWARD: American chemist and inventor; born in New York Sept. 26, 1846; educated in the public schools of that city and at ...

9/23/2013 12/21/2015

László Bíró MP (1899 - 1985)

"László Schweiger►Bíró", "László Schweiger Bíró", "László Bíró"

László József Bíró (29 September 1899 – 24 October 1985) was the inventor of the modern ballpoint pen. Bíró was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 189...

11/19/2015 11/19/2015

Michael Cahn MP (1849 - 1920)

"Rabbiner Dr Michael Cahn", "Moshe Michael ben Naftali HaKohen"

Died aged 70 on 10 Tevet 5680 = 1 January 1920 Was the inventor of the Metzitza tube for the use of hygienically sucking up the blood at the ritual of Brit Milah (circumcision) which was designed in ...

1/22/2011 8/26/2014

Leó Szilárd MP (1898 - 1964)

Leó Szilárd was a Hungarian-American physicist and inventor who conceived the nuclear chain reaction… Leó Szilárd , Szilárd Leó, Leo Spitz until age 2...

1/17/2014 1/18/2014

Nicolas Herzmark (1884 - 1964)

La liste des brevets de Nicolas disponible sur le web:

10/15/2010 4/5/2013

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 25, 1873 Death: Mar. 9, 1960 Invented the Reuben Sandwich while working as a chef at Omaha's Blackstone Hotel. Burial: Fisher Farm Cemetery Bellevue Sarpy County Ne...

1/10/2009 2/6/2013

Waldemar Mordecai Wolff Haffkine , CIE (Russian: Мордехай-Вольф ХавкиC...

4/11/2012 12/11/2012

Arthur Israel Korn MP (1870 - c.1945)

Arthur Korn (May 20, 1870, Breslau, Germany – December 21/December 22, 1945, Jersey City, New Jersey) was a German-born physicist, mathematician and inventor. He was involved in the development ...

6/28/2009 12/10/2012

Mary the Jewess MP (deceased)

Maria the Jewess (or Maria Prophetissima, Maria Prophetissa, Mary Prophetissa, Miriam the Prophetess) is estimated to have lived anywhere between the first and third centuries CE. She is attributed wit...

7/7/2011 12/10/2012

Sir Aaron Klug, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1982 MP

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Aaron Klug . Born: 11 August 1926, Zelvas, Lithuania. South African educated British chemist & biophysicist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982, "for his development of crystallographic electron microscopy...

4/14/2009 12/10/2012

Stanford R. Ovshinsky (1922 - 2012)

"Stan"

Stanford Robert Ovshinsky (November 24, 1922 – October 17, 2012) was a prolific American inventor and scientist who had been granted well over 400 patents over fifty years, mostly in the areas o...

5/20/2009 12/1/2012

Fritz Haber Born 9 December 1868, Wrocław, Germany. Died 29 January 1934 (aged 65), Basel, Switzerland. Nationality: German. Fields: Physical chemistry. Institutions: Swiss Federal Institute o...

2/3/2009 11/27/2012

Ricardo Wolf MP (1887 - 1981)

Ricardo Wolf (1887–1981) was a Jewish-German-Cuban-Israeli inventor, diplomat, philanthropist and former Cuban ambassador to Israel. He was the founder of the Wolf Foundation. Early years Ri...

11/27/2012 11/27/2012

Carl Djerassi MP (1923 - 2015)

Carl Djerassi (October 29, 1923 – January 30, 2015) was an Austrian-American chemist, novelist, and playwright best known for his contribution to the development of the first oral contraceptive ...

10/4/2010 11/27/2012

Richard Martin Willstätter (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) was a German organic chemist whose study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll included, won him the 1915 Nobel Prize...

4/10/2009 11/27/2012

Hedy Lamarr MP (1914 - 2000)

"Hedy Lamarr"

Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1914 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian-born American actress of Jewish descent. Though known primarily for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's "Golden ...

8/23/2010 11/27/2012

Lev Davidovich Landau (Russian language: Ле́в Дави́дович Ланда0...

11/3/2008 11/27/2012

Paul Ehrlich פאול ארליך Paul Ehrlich (14 March 1854 – 20 August 1915) was a German Jewish scientist in the fields of hematology, ...

8/3/2008 11/27/2012

Chaim Azriel Weizmann, Hebrew: חיים עזריאל ויצמן‎, (27 November 1874 – 9 November ...

9/13/2007 11/26/2012

Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof MP (1859 - 1917)

"L.L. Zamenhof", "Creator of Esperanto"

Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof (born Leyzer Leyvi Zamengov December 15, 1859 – April 14, 1917) is the creator of Esperanto, the most successful constructed language designed for international communica...

1/29/2012 11/26/2012

Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP 100 (1879 - 1955)

"אלברט אברהם איינשטיין"

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינ&#...

4/4/2007 11/26/2012

Abraham Ben Samuel Zacuto MP (1452 - 1515)

"Abraham Zacutto"

Official Zacuto Website Read The Book of Lineage , or Sefer Yohassin, his Opus Magnum. Abraham Zacuto (Hebrew: אברהם זכות, Portuguese:...

5/12/2008 11/26/2012

Edward Teller MP (1908 - 2003)

Edward Teller (Hungarian: Teller Ede; January 15, 1908 – September 9, 2003) was a Hungarian-American theoretical physicist, known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb", even though h...

5/10/2007 11/26/2012

Robert G. Adler MP (1913 - 2007)

l'inventeur de la télécommande ! Wikipedia : Robert Adler ..After emigrating to the United States, he began working at Zenith Electronics in the research division in 1941. In his lifeti...

10/15/2010 11/26/2012

Peter Carl Goldmark MP (1906 - 1977)

Peter Carl Goldmark (Hungarian: Goldmark Péter Károly) (December 2, 1906 – December 7, 1977) was a German-Hungarian engineer who, during his time with Columbia Records, was instrum...

2/4/2012 11/26/2012

Edwin Herbert Land, Dr. MP (1909 - 1991)

American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters for polarizing light, a practical system of in-camera inst...

8/4/2008 11/26/2012

Gordon Gould MP (1920 - 2005)

Gordon Gould (July 17, 1920 – September 16, 2005) was an American physicist who is widely, but not universally, credited with the invention of the laser. Gould is best known for his thirty-yea...

6/24/2011 11/26/2012

Levi "Löb" Strauss MP (1829 - 1902)

"Löb", "Levi Strauss & Co."

Levi Strauss (born Löb Strauß; February 26, 1829 – September 26,1902) was a German-Jewish immigrant to the United States who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. Hi...

2/23/2009 11/26/2012

J. Robert Oppenheimer ("father of the atomic bomb") MP (1904 - 1967)

"Doctor Atomic", "Robert Oppenheimer"

note ^ The meaning of the 'J' in J. Robert Oppenheimer has been a source of confusion. Historians Alice Kimball Smith and Charles Weiner sum up the general historical opinion in their volume Robert O...

12/28/2010 11/26/2012