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 used more.

Tesla is the best, 80% of world technology is based on his idea, he could make things we can't in this century, people like fatty Edison don't know anything, tesla you are the greatest

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

Tesla was the man who mastered eletricity, he guaranteed to give free eletricity for all earth, but was short on the budget to finish his project, we could had create mutants after same years of researching.

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2 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.

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

He did invent SOMETHING. He had so many inventions at least 100 of them are HIS OWN INVENTIONS - yanzchenthebest

He pretty much stole the idea of the lightbulb

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

Thomas edison bought the light bulb, put his name on it and sold it. he was no genius and he wouldn't even be an inventor if it weren't for Tesla

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3 Archimedes of Syracuse Archimedes of Syracuse Archimedes of Syracuse was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.

He invented engines that changed the word on his time

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 Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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 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


9 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.
10 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.

The Contenders

11 Jerome "Jerry" Hal Lemelson
12 Hero of Alexandria
13 Eli Whitney Eli Whitney
14 The Wright Brothers
15 John Logie Baird
16 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

He is awesome

17 Edwin Land
18 Tim Berners-Lee Tim Berners-Lee Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, also known as TimBL, is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.
19 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc., chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following more.

I'm using an iPhone right now

20 James Naismith
21 Herman Hollerith
22 Thomas Newcomen
23 Aleksandr Popov

He invented the radio!

24 Dmitri Mendeleev Dmitri Mendeleev
25 Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi

He invented algebra - Abby45823

26 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.

27 Les Paul Les Paul Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.
28 John Browning
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