Top 20 Inventor celebrities in England

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Inventor celebrities [Updated February 7, 2023].

1. Charles Green

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Charles Green was born on January 31, 1785 in England.
The British Balloon and Airship Club had a trophy named after him called the Charles Green Salver. It was given out for exceptional flying achievements.

2. William Webb Ellis

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William Webb Ellis was born on November 24, 1806 in England.
One of Ellis' Rugby School classmates, Matthew Bloxam (an amateur historian and archaeologist), claimed that Ellis had been the originator of the game of rugby.

3. Matthew Carter

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Matthew Carter was born on October 1, 1937 in England.
He also designed a logo for the British magazine Private Eye in May 1962.

4. Andrew Smith Hallidie

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Andrew Smith Hallidie was born on March 16, 1836 in England.
In the late 1860s, he invented an aerial tram known as the "Hallidie ropeway."

5. Richard Lovell Edgeworth

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Richard Lovell Edgeworth was born on May 31, 1744 in England.
He came up with the idea of the caterpillar track, calling it 'a cart that carries its own road.'

6. Eliza Lucas

Eliza Lucas was born on December 28, 1722 in England.
Her son, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, signed the United States Constitution and ran as the 1800 vice-presidential candidate for the Federalist Party.

7. Ebenezer Kinnersley

Ebenezer Kinnersley was born on November 30, 1711 in England.
He demonstrated that electric fluid could pass through water in 1748, which led him to invent the electrical thermometer.

8. William Mills

William Mills was born on April 24, 1856 in England.
He also invented the telescopic walking stick seat.

9. Thomas Hancock

Thomas Hancock was born on May 8, 1786 in England.
He published the story of his work in 1857 as The Origin and Progress of the Caoutchouc or India-Rubber Industry in England.