Top 20 Inventor celebrities in England
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Inventor celebrities [Updated August 17, 2022].
Charles Green was born
on January 31, 1785
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.
William Webb Ellis was born
on November 24, 1806
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.
Matthew Carter was born
on October 1, 1937
He also designed a logo for the British magazine Private Eye in May 1962.
Andrew Smith Hallidie was born
on March 16, 1836
In the late 1860s, he invented an aerial tram known as the "Hallidie ropeway."
Richard Lovell Edgeworth was born
on May 31, 1744
He came up with the idea of the caterpillar track, calling it 'a cart that carries its own road.'
Eliza Lucas was born
on December 28, 1722
Her son, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, signed the United States Constitution and ran as the 1800 vice-presidential candidate for the Federalist Party.
Ebenezer Kinnersley was born
on November 30, 1711
He demonstrated that electric fluid could pass through water in 1748, which led him to invent the electrical thermometer.
William Mills was born
on April 24, 1856
He also invented the telescopic walking stick seat.
Thomas Hancock was born
on May 8, 1786
He published the story of his work in 1857 as The Origin and Progress of the Caoutchouc or India-Rubber Industry in England.