List of Inventions and Inventors for Government Exams

List of Inventions and inventors and discoveries

Questions related to inventions, discoveries in the various fields are quite often asked in many of the competitive examinations such as SSC, RRB, Bank, Insurance, etc. In this article we shall a list of Inventions and inventors and discoveries.  These are some of the famous inventors and their inventions and discoveries in the history of mankind.

List of Inventions and Inventors, and discoveries 

Invention / Discovery Inventor
Automatic Calculator Wilhelm Schickard
Air Conditioner Willis Carrier
Anemometer Leon Battista Alberti
Atom Bomb Julius Robert Oppenheimer
Aspirin Dr. Felix Hoffman
Airplane Wilber and Orville Wright
Adhesive tape Richard G. Drew
Bifocal Lens Benjamin Franklin
Barometer Evangelista Torricelli
Barbed Wire Joseph F. Glidden
Blood Group Karl Lansdsteiner
Ball Point Pen John Loud
Bicycle Tyres John Boyd Dunlop
Pedal Driven Bicycle Kirkpatrick Macmillan
Celluloid Alexander Parkes
Cine Camera Wm. Friese-Greene
Circulation of blood William Harvey
Clock Mechanical Hsing and Ling-Tsan
Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel
Centigrade Scale Anders Celsius
Chlorine Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Dynamite Alfred B. Nobel
Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel
Electric stove/cooker William S. Hadaway
Electroscope William Gilbert
Electric Fan Schuyler Wheeler
Electric Battery Volta
Elevator Elisha G. Otis
Electric Motor (DC) Thomas Davenport
Electromagnet William Sturgeon
Fountain Pen Petrache Poenaru
Fluorine André-Marie Ampère
Gramophone Thomas Edison
Hydrogen Henry Cavendish
Helicopter Igor Sikorsky
Hovercraft Christopher Cockerell
Hot Air Balloon Josef & Etienne Montgolfier
Helium Jules Janssen
Insulin Sir Frederick Banting
Jet Engine Hans Von Ohain
Lightning Conductor Benjamin Franklin
Locomotive George Stephenson
Laser Theodore Maiman
Light Bulb Thomas Edison
Motorcycle Gottlieb Daimler
Microscope Zacharis Janssen
Microphone Alexander Graham Bell
Machine Gun Richard Gatling
Neon Lamp Georges Claude
Oxygen Joseph Priestley
Ozone Christian Schonbein
Piano Bartolomeo Cristofori
Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg
Parachute Louis-Sebastien Lenormand
Polio Vaccine Hilary Kaprowsky
Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Penicillin Alexander Fleming
Pacemaker Rune Elmqvist
Petrol for Motor Car Karl Benz
Refrigerator William Cullen
Radium Marie & Pierre Curie
Rubber (vulcanized) Charles Goodyear
Rocket Engine Robert H. Goddard
Radio Guglielmo Marconi
Richter Scale Charles Richter
Ship (Turbine) Charles Parsons
Steam Ship Robert Fulton
Steam Boat Robert Fulton
Submarine Cornelis Drebbel
Stethoscope Rene Laennec
Saxophone Adolphe Sax
Sewing Machine Elias Howe
Steam-Powered Airship Henri Giffard
Soft Contact lenses Otto Wichterle
Synthesizer Dr. Robert Arthur Moog
Thermometer Galileo
Theory of Evolution Charles Darwin
Typewriter Christopher Latham Sholes
Transistors John Bardeen, William Shockley & Walter Brattain
Telephone Graham Bell
Valve. Radio Sir J.A Fleming
Vacuum Cleaner Hubert Cecil Booth
Vitamin A Frederick Gowland Hpokins
Vitamin B Christiaan Eijkman
Vitamin C Albert Szent-Gyorgi
Vitamin K Henrik Dam
Vitamin E Herbert McLean Evans & Katherine Scott Bishop
Windshield wipers Mary Anderson
World Wide Web Tim Berners Lee with Robert Cailliau
X-ray Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
Xerox Machine Chester Carlson

 

 

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