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.

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

Remove his invention of alternating current and see the domino effect on standards of living

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

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2 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison

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

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 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.

The Contenders

11 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.
12 Hero of Alexandria
13 Eli Whitney Eli Whitney
14 The Wright Brothers
15 John Logie Baird
16 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein

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

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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