Greatest Inventors of all Time

Who is the Greatest inventor of all time?
It is hard to pick out a winner of the greatest inventor of all time. Also for some inventions we don't know the first person to invent it was. For example, fire, the wheel, a boat. All these are marvellous and essential inventions that could have been invented by anyone.
Also, sometimes inventions don't come all at once but are more gradual evolutions. For example, Baron Von Drais is credited with inventing the bicycle. But, others made significant contributions to its development.
These are some of the greatest inventors. who do you think was the greatest inventor of all time?
  • Thomas Edison - the light bulb and many more. One of the most prolific inventors of all time
  • The Wright Brothers - for making the powered aircraft flight.
  • John Deer - inventing the plough
  • Henry Ford - for inventing the assembly line and the first low cost automobile cars
  • Benjamin Franklin - discovered electricity and invented the Franklin stove
  • Charles Babbage - created first mechanical computer
  • John Boyd Dunlop for inventing and producing the rubber pneumatic tyre.
  • Marie Curie - discovered Radium and help make use of radiation and X Rays.
  • Alexander Bell - Inventing the telephone
  • Leonardo Da Vinci - one of the greatest ever minds, invented models that proved workable 3-500 years later.
  • Galileo - the telescope and revolutionary theories about the nature of the world.
  • Tim Berners Lee the http:// protocol for the internet.
  • Archimedes - amongst other things worked out pi and developed the archimedes screw for lifting up water from mines or wells.
  • James Watt - inventor of the steam engine in the industrial revolution.
  • Nikola Tesla - fluorescent lighting, the Tesla coil, the induction motor, and 3-phase electricity and AC electricity.
  • John Logie Baird - TV

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Blogger Mike said...

Nikola Tesla, By far the greatest Inventor of all time.

April 23, 2010 at 5:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

where is george washington carver on this whole list??

August 31, 2010 at 8:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

where is george washington carver in this whole ordeal? he created hundreds of inventions in his time

August 31, 2010 at 8:04 AM  
Blogger Levi said...

Edison was a crook. He paid off people to create things and then took the credit or try to prove the ones who couldn't be bought wrong. Tesla by far is the greatest of all time. Electric motor and alternating current...need I say more.

September 4, 2010 at 8:14 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

C'mon man.
Tesla should be at the top of the list. Thomas Edison was a great inventor but Tesla was the first and true mad scientist.

January 10, 2011 at 7:08 PM  
Blogger ketul.... said...

editiom was great invetor all time....

January 21, 2011 at 2:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nikola Tesla.
Far and away the greatest of all time, and most important to us today.
AC electricity; electric motor; radio; remote control; some X-rays; fluorescent light; Tesla coil; etc.
Edison was a businessman, but in terms of inventors, he couldn't even shine Tesla's shoes.

October 12, 2011 at 2:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tesla is the greatest inventor of all time.Why? Well every electric gadget you use would have a bit of Tesla in it.He was the first to patent the logic gate for computers.Also a lot of his work he could not afford to patent and just wrote about it in his jounals for others to take and get the credit.

March 25, 2012 at 4:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

All I got to say is that Nikola Tesla was one of the greatest Inventors who walked this earth and its a shame that only few people know about him, so I would suggest to people who would like to know more about him to watch this "The Missing Secrets of Nikola Tesla"

June 14, 2013 at 7:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nikola Tesla and Leonardo Da Vinci (don't undervalue that one).

July 10, 2013 at 9:54 PM  
Anonymous Bob Builder said...

None of them, it's me! JK. I think it's either Nikola Tesla or Leonardo Da Vinci.

- Bob Builder (don't ask but it realyy is my last name)

December 23, 2014 at 2:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

None other than Nikola tesla...edison was businessman

September 1, 2015 at 8:50 AM  

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