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List of Inventors And Their Inventions

List of Inventors And Their Inventions

This is the List of Inventors And Their Inventions. Static GK topic which covers all compitative exams such as IBPS, SSC, CPO, Railways,Banking.

1. Printing Press: Johannes Gutenberg

  • Year: 1440    
  • Country: Germany

2. Electromagnetic theory of light and electromagnetic waves, Radio and electrical frequencies (Hz): Heinrich Rudolph Hertz

  • Year: 1880s  
  • Germany

3. Electro Magnetic Radiations or X-Ray: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen                       

  • Year: 1895    
  • Germany

4. Dynamite: Alfred Nobel

  • Year: 1867
  • Sweden

5. Milling machine and cotton gin: Eli Whitney     

  • Year: 1793
  • America

6. Windshield wipers: Mary Anderson

  • Year: 1903
  • America

7. Airplanes: Wilber and Orville Wright (Wright Brothers) 

  • Year: 1903
  • America

8. Archimedes screw (a device used to raise the water level), explained the principle behind levers, Archimedes principle, accurate value of the ‘pi’, and many more: Archimedes

  • Year: 3rd century B.C.
  • Greece

9. Adhesive tape: Richard G. Drew           

  • Year: 1923
  • America

10. Reflecting Telescope: Sir Isaac Newton

  • Year: 1668
  • England

11. Logarithms and decimal point: John Napier

  • Year: 1590s  
  • Scotland

12. Bicycle, typewriter with keyboard, and wood saving cooker: Karl Friedrich von Drais

  • Year: 1820s
  • Germany

13. Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell

  • Year: 1875
  • Scotland

14. Air conditioner: Willis Carrier  

  • Year: 1914
  • America

15. Electroscope: Jean Nollet (Also known as Abbe Nollet)

  • Year: 1748
  • France

16. Band Aid: Earle Dickson          

  • Year: 1920
  • America

17. Basketball: James Naismith

  • Year: 1891
  • Canada

18. Blue jeans: Levi Strauss

  • Year: 1873
  • Germany/USA

19. Braille for the blind: Louis Braille

  • Year: 1829
  • France

20. Bunsen burner: Robert Wilhelm Bunsen

  • Year: 1855
  • Germany

23. Safety Lamp: Sir Humphrey Davy         

  • Year: 1815
  • England

24. Richter magnitude scale: Charles Richter

  • Year: 1935
  • America

25. Incandescent light bulb: Heinrich Göbel

  • Year: 1890s
  • Germany/America

26. Neck tie: Jesse Langsdorf

  • Year: 1920
  • America

27. Phonograph and electric light bulb: Thomas Edison

  • Year: 1877 and 1879 (respectively)    
  • America

28. Lighting rod, bifocals, Franklin stove, glass armonica, swim fins, urinary catheter, and also the carriage odometer: Benjamin Franklin

  • Year: 1750s
  • America

29. Diesel engine: Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel

  • Year: 1890s
  • Germany

30. Air pump or vacuum pump: Otto von Guericke

  • Year: 1650
  • Germany

31. Geometric compass, better 30X magnification telescope, ‘invented’ that the sun was the center of the solar system and not the earth: Galileo Galilei

  • Year: 1590s onwards
  • Italy

32. AC motor and transformer, vacuum tube amplifier, Tesla coil, X-Ray technology: Nikola Tesla

  • Year: 1880s
  • Austria/America

33. Xerography photocopying: Chester Carlson

  • Year: 1937-38
  • America

34. Cellophane: Jacques Edwin Brandenberger

  • Year: 1908
  • Switzerland

35. Chocolate chip and chocolate chip cookies: Ruth Wakefield

  • Year: 1930
  • America

36. Lens grinding machine, parachute, Strut bridge, automatic bobbin winder, and also machine for testing tensile strength of wires: Leonardo da Vinci      

  • Year: 1500s
  • Italy

37. Ventilator: Abd al-Latif al Baghdadi

  • Year: 1162-1231
  • Iraq/Egypt

38. Crescograph: Jagdish Chandra Bose

  • Year: 1920s
  • India

39. Paper: C ai Lun

  • 105 AD
  • China

40. Pressure suit: Evgeniy Chertovsky

  • Year: 1931
  • Russia

41. Coca Cola: Dr. John Stith Pemberton

  • Year: 1886
  • America

42. Compound microscope: Zacharias Janssen

  • Year: 1595
  • Holland

43. Crossword puzzle: Arthur Wynne

  • Year: 1913
  • England

44. Seamless globe, celestial globe: Lala Balhumal Lahuri

  • Year: Late 1842
  • Mughal India

45. Bhatnagar-Mathur Magnetic Interference Balance: Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar and K.N. Mathur

  • Year: 1928
  • India

46. Escalator: Jesse W. Reno

  • Year: 1891
  • America

47. Fountain pen: Lewis E. Waterman

  • Year: 1884
  • America

48. Sewing machine: Elias Howe

  • Year: 1846
  • America

49. Pasteurization: Louis Pasteur    

  • Year: Late 19th century
  • France
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