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 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.
Werner Von Siemens was a German inventor who made remarkable contributions to the fields of electronics and engineering. Born in Prussia (now a part of Germany) in 1816, he was the fourth of fourteen children.
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.
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.
Tim Berners-Lee (formally Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee) is the inventor of the World Wide Web. He was born in Britain on June 8th, 1955 and graduated from Oxford University with a first-class honors degree in Physics.