Top 10 Greatest Inventors in History

Here’s a list of the top ten inventors of all time who have made significant contributions to the world as we know it. From the creation of the telephone to the discovery of electricity, these inventors have revolutionized the way we live our lives. In this list, let's explore the lives and inventions of these great minds, and how their work has impacted the world.
The Top Ten
1 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. He also developed technologies in areas such as X-rays, wireless communication, and radar. Tesla holds 300 patents and his work laid the foundation for many technologies that we use today.

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.

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

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.

2 Artem Mikoyan Artem Mikoyan was an Armenian-Soviet aircraft designer who co-founded the MiG military aviation design bureau. Best known for his line of fighter aircraft that served in various wars, he was a key figure in Soviet aviation history. Mikoyan was awarded numerous honours including the Hero of Socialist Labour and the Order of Lenin.
3 Hovannes Adamian Hovannes Adamian was an Armenian engineer and one of the pioneers in color television technology. He is credited with developing the first tricolor principle of television imaging and reproduction. His work significantly influenced the evolution of television systems and technologies.
4 Asatour Sarafian (Oscar H. Banker) Asatour Sarafian, also known as Oscar H. Banker, was an Armenian-American inventor renowned for his contributions to automotive engineering. He is credited with the invention of the automatic transmission for automobiles and the improvement of power steering systems. Banker holds multiple patents and his work has had a lasting impact on automotive design.
5 Raymond Damadian Raymond Damadian is primarily known for his groundbreaking work in the development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). He is an American medical doctor and inventor who created the first full-body MRI scanner. His innovations have revolutionized medical diagnostics, allowing for detailed imaging of soft tissues.
6 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman who held over 1,000 patents. He is most famous for inventing the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and the motion picture camera. Edison also founded General Electric, which remains one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world.

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

Most influential inventor in history. Famously known for inventing the lightbulb.

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

7 Alexander Kemurdzhian Alexander Kemurdzhian was an Armenian-Russian engineer and a key figure in the Soviet Union's space program. He designed the first rovers to land on another celestial body, specifically the Moon and Mars. His work laid the foundation for subsequent planetary exploration missions and robotic vehicles.
8 Edward Keonjian Edward Keonjian was an Armenian-American electrical engineer renowned for his work in microelectronics and computer engineering. Often cited as the father of microelectronics, he contributed to the development of low-power technologies. His work has had significant implications for portable and implantable medical devices.
9 Luther George Simjian Luther George Simjian was an Armenian-American inventor known for developing the Bankograph, an early version of the ATM. He held over 200 patents for a variety of technologies, ranging from optical devices to flight simulators. His innovations have influenced multiple industries, including finance and aviation.
10 Archimedes of Syracuse Archimedes of Syracuse was an ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, and inventor. He is famous for his work in geometry, calculus, and mechanics, and for inventions like the Archimedes screw, a water pump still used today. He also formulated the principle of buoyancy and developed methods for determining the volume and density of objects.

He invented engines that changed the word on his time

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11 Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born inventor, scientist, and engineer. He is best known for inventing the first practical telephone. His innovations in telecommunications have had a lasting impact, changing the way humans communicate over long distances.
12 Stephen Stepanian Stephen Stepanian was an Armenian-American inventor who developed the concept of the self-discharging motorized transit mixer, which led to the creation of the ready-mixed concrete industry. His invention dramatically changed the construction sector by enabling more efficient delivery and use of concrete. This innovation accelerated the pace of construction projects worldwide.
13 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a polymath who made contributions in multiple fields. Among his many inventions are the lightning rod, bifocal glasses, and the Franklin stove. His scientific endeavors in the field of electricity were groundbreaking and have made him a lasting figure in American history.

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

14 Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath who lived during the Renaissance. Known for his masterpieces in art like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, he also excelled in science and engineering. His notebooks reveal a wide range of inventions, from flying machines to armored vehicles, showcasing his immense creativity and curiosity.
15 Ivan Knunyants Ivan Knunyants was a Soviet chemist who is best known for his work in the field of polymer chemistry. He was instrumental in the development of poly-caprolactam, a material used in the production of nylon. His contributions have had a long-lasting impact on the textiles and plastics industries.
16 Johannes Gutenberg Johannes Gutenberg was a German inventor and printer who introduced printing to Europe with his movable-type press. His most famous work, the Gutenberg Bible, was printed around 1455 and is considered one of the first major books printed in Europe. Gutenberg's invention played a pivotal role in the spread of knowledge, initiating the mass production of books and the democratization of information.
17 The Wright Brothers The Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, were American inventors and aviation pioneers. They achieved the first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight on December 17, 1903. Their work laid the groundwork for modern aeronautics and significantly influenced transportation technology.
18 George Westinghouse George Westinghouse was an American entrepreneur and engineer who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer in the electrical industry. He founded the Westinghouse Electric Company and was instrumental in promoting the use of alternating current (AC) electrical systems. His work had a profound impact on the development of modern electricity and transportation.
19 Henry Ford Henry Ford was an American industrialist who revolutionized the automotive industry with the introduction of assembly line production techniques. He founded the Ford Motor Company in 1903 and produced the Model T, the first mass-produced automobile. Ford's innovations made cars affordable for the average American and transformed transportation and industry.
20 Michel Ter-Pogossian Michel Ter-Pogossian was an Armenian-French-American physicist who is considered a pioneer in the field of Positron Emission Tomography (PET). His work laid the foundation for modern PET scanning, which has become a crucial tool in medical imaging for diagnosing diseases. His innovations have had a significant impact on medical diagnostics and research.
21 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist known for developing the theory of relativity. Although he did not invent a physical object, his intellectual contributions have had a profound influence on science and technology. His famous equation, E=mc^2, has applications ranging from nuclear energy to modern GPS technology.
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23 Jerome "Jerry" Hal Lemelson Jerome "Jerry" Hal Lemelson was an American inventor and engineer who held over 600 patents in various fields. Some of his most significant inventions include innovations in automated warehouses, industrial robots, and cordless telephones. He was also an advocate for the rights of independent inventors and founded the Lemelson Foundation to support invention and innovation.
24 Hero of Alexandria Hero of Alexandria was an ancient Greek mathematician and engineer. He is best known for his work on simple machines, such as the Aeolipile, often described as the first recorded steam engine. His inventions and writings have had a lasting impact on engineering and mechanical design.
25 Eli Whitney Eli Whitney was an American inventor best known for creating the cotton gin. This machine mechanized the process of separating cotton seeds from fiber, greatly speeding up production and contributing to the expansion of the cotton industry. Although his invention had profound economic effects, it also indirectly led to the expansion of slavery in the American South.
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