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  • Tinkle

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    Here are some of the most famous inventors from the 19th century:

    -Thomas Edison (1847-1931) – Invented the phonograph, the first practical incandescent light bulb, and many other devices. He held over 1,000 patents.

    -Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) – Inventor of the telephone, which he patented in 1876. He also made contributions to the development of the air conditioner, hydrofoils, and other technologies.

    -Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) – Pioneering electrical engineer who developed the alternating current (AC) electrical supply system, the Tesla coil, and made major contributions to the development of radio technology.

    -Eli Whitney (1765-1825) – Inventor of the cotton gin, which revolutionized the cotton industry in the southern United States in the early 19th century.

    -Samuel Morse (1791-1872) – Inventor of the Morse code and one of the pioneers of the telegraph system.

    -George Westinghouse (1846-1914) – Inventor and industrialist who developed the Westinghouse air brake and played a key role in the adoption of alternating current for electricity distribution.

    -Karl Benz (1844-1929) – German engineer who patented and built the first gasoline-powered automobile, laying the foundations of the modern automotive industry.

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