Top 10 Greatest Inventors in History


The Top Ten

1 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system, X rays, Radio, Remote Control, Laser, and electric motors . Tesla developed and more.

I'm only 9 and I know all the presidents but forget that nikola tesla invented the yarn dikembe and the blog locate just like Edison he one of the best

I couldn't even fit all of his achievements here. The man was far inhead of his own time and if you look up what he has come up with it would blow your mind. The man is said to have made a ball of lightning. A BALL OF LIGHTNING! The dudes a wizard.

The Most Important Person To all of the electrical and electronic engineers around the world - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

To The Top with Niko! - oldfashionedmickeymousecol1995

Thank You! Tesla died penniless and was pretty much lost for a while. His inventions are actually his own ideas instead of Edisons!

V 2 Comments
2 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison

He was just a businessman and a chemist, he didn't invent anything - Ananya

He pretty much stole the idea of the lightbulb

The guys a genius. We wouldn't have light bulbs without him

Great mind!

3 Archimedes of Syracuse Archimedes of Syracuse Archimedes of Syracuse was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.
4 Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.
5 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin

What do you mean 6th?! He discovered electricity and think what will you do without it?!?!

6 Johannes Gutenberg Johannes Gutenberg Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (c. 1398 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. more.
7 George Westinghouse
8 Jerome "Jerry" Hal Lemelson
9 Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, poetry, more.

Amazing mind

10 Hero of Alexandria

The Newcomers

? Les Paul Les Paul Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.
? Isaac Newton Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton PRS was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution.

Issac Newton was a revolutionary physicist, and mathematician. He discovered the 3 Laws of Motion, and invented Calculus.

The Contenders

11 George Washington Carver George Washington Carver George Washington Carver, was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are unknown; he was born into slavery in Missouri, either in 1861, or January 1864.
12 Henry Ford Henry Ford Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
13 Eli Whitney
14 The Wright Brothers
15 John Logie Baird
16 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein

He is awesome

17 Edwin Land
18 James Naismith
19 Herman Hollerith
20 Thomas Newcomen
BAdd New Item

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top 10 Smartest People In History Best Quarterbacks in NFL History Top Ten Most Evil People in History Top Ten Bowlers in Cricket History Best Fielders in Cricket History

List Stats

26 listings
6 years, 66 days old

Top Remixes (4)

1. Thomas Edison
2. Alexander Graham Bell
3. George Washington Carver
1. Archimedes of Syracuse
2. Nikola Tesla
3. Thomas Edison
1. Nikola Tesla
2. Thomas Edison
3. Archimedes of Syracuse

View All 4


Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.