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Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. He died on Aug 1922 at the age of 75 Alexander Graham Bell, Canadian History, People Of Interest, World Famous, World History, Famous People, At Least, The Past, Portrait

Top 10 Most World Famous Canadians

Standing in the frigid shadows of a superpower is never easy, but Canadians make it look so. Of course, part of the reason may be because they're bigger than we are (barely) and consider themselves part of a worldwide commonwealth, but who knows. In any case, and despite our miniscule population (about a tenth of that of the U.S.) a few of them have gone on to become quite famous. So who are these renowned Canadians of whom I speak so glibly? While determining who among the citizenry of our…

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Bill Gates

With his wife Melinda, Bill Gates chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation. In May 2020, the Gates Foundation said it would spend $300 million to fight the coronavirus pandemic, funding treatment, detection and vaccines.

William Sylvester Harley (December 1880 – September was a co-founder of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in and received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Harley Davidson Chopper, Harley Davidson Motorcycles, University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Mississippi, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota

William S. Harley - Wikipedia

William S. Harley co-founder of Harley Davidson motorcycles

Johannes Gutenberg - orn c. 1398 Mainz, Electorate of Mainz Died February 1468 (aged Mainz, Electorate of Mainz Cause of death Natural Causes Nationality German Occupation Engraver, Inventor, and Printer Religion Catholic Spouse Else Wirick zum Gutenburg Johannes Gutenberg, Gutenberg Bible, Scientific Revolution, Age Of Enlightenment, Late Middle Ages, Italian Renaissance, Printing Press, New Media, Printmaking

Johannes Gutenberg - Wikipedia

Johannes Gutenberg - inventor of 'movable type' printing circa 1439

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Top 10 Greatest Inventors in History

How to determine who the greatest inventors in history were is often a passionate and, at times, even a heated debate. Many men can lay claim to having invented or, at very least, perfecting someone else’s obscure invention, making such a listing problematic at best. Fortunately, I don’t maintain any personal favorites, which will hopefully give me the ability to remain a little more objective than some people. I know that some readers whose favorites failed to make the list will consider…

The Bell Labs team of John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and William Shockley won the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work in developing transistors. See more electronic parts pictures. Big Data, Nobel Prize In Physics, Today In History, University Of Wisconsin, Bellini, Change The World, Science And Technology, Digital Revolution, Lovers

William Shockley

John Bardeen, William Shockley and Walter Brattain - inventors of the Transistor

Sir Tim Berners-Lee - British computer scientist who invented the World Wide Web Win Money, The Inventors, Image News, Computer Science, Change The World, Revolutionaries, Historical Photos, Inventions, History

How Much Do You Know About the History of the Internet?

Learn about the history and the creation of the internet, including the timelines and heroes who played a role in its invention.

Consumer demand for blank tape used for personal music-recording was unanticipated by Philips as the Norelco Carry-Corder dictation machine was released in the US Youtube Music Converter, Rock Festivals, Recorder Music, Free Youtube, Cool Technology, Video Link, Useful Life Hacks, I Movie, Inventions

Here's How World War II Led to Duct Tape

One of the world's most versatile fixer-uppers only came about because of one persistent woman's plea to the President.