American Inventors

Wright brothers's Inventions

Wright brothers

Orville and Wilbur Wright, known famously as the Wright Brothers, were American pioneers in the field of aviation and are recognized for inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane and making the first human flight in 1903.

William Shockley's Inventions

William Shockley

William Bradford Shockley Jr. was an American physicist and inventor who won the Nobel Prize for co-inventing the transistor. Shockley was born on 13 Febuary 1910 in London, but his parents were American and he grew up in California.

Walt Disney's Inventions

Walt Disney

Walt Disney (formally Walter Elias Disney) was an American cartoonist, animator, producer, director and voice actor, best known for inventing memorable characters such as Mickey Mouse and establishing The Walt Disney empire.

Vannevar Bush's Inventions

Vannevar Bush

Vannevar Bush was a well-known American engineer, scientist, and inventor, who has made many remarkable contributions to modern science.

Ub Iwerks's Inventions

Ub Iwerks

Ub Iwerks (formally Ubbe Eert Iwerks) is best known as the co-creator of the Mickey Mouse cartoons for Walt Disney. Ub was born in Kansas, Missouri in 1901 but his father had originally come to America from Germany.

Thomas Jefferson's Inventions

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States, and the one responsible for drafting the American Declaration of Independence.

Thomas Alva Edison's Inventions

Thomas Alva Edison

The name of Thomas Alva Edison needs no introduction. He was one of the greatest inventors of the 20th century with a staggering 1,093 inventions patented to his name.

Temple Grandin's Investor

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin (born Mary Temple Grandin) is an American autism activist and spokesperson, doctor of animal science, bestselling author and inventor of the “squeeze box”.

Ted Nelson's Inventions

Ted Nelson

Ted Nelson (formally Theodor Holm Nelson) is an American philosopher, scientist, and internet pioneer, famous for having coined the terms “hypertext” and “hypermedia” and the idea of “Xanadu” in the sixties.

Steve Wozniak's Inventions

Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak (formally Stephan Gary Wozniak) is an American computer programmer and inventor, best known for being the co-founder of Apple Computer along with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne.

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