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  • Glenda

    July 1, 2024 at 5:58 pm
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    Thomas Edison

    • Considered one of the greatest inventors of all time, Edison held over 1,000 patents and is known for inventions like the phonograph, motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

    The Wright Brothers (Wilbur and Orville Wright)

    • Credited with inventing, building, and flying the world’s first successful motor-operated airplane in 1903. Their pioneering work laid the foundation for modern aviation.

    Bill Gates and Steve Jobs

    • Co-founders of Microsoft and Apple respectively, they were key figures in the personal computer revolution and helped bring computing technology to the masses.

    Tim Berners-Lee

    • Invented the World Wide Web in 1989, creating the foundation for the modern internet and revolutionizing global communication.

    Nikola Tesla

    • A prolific inventor, Tesla is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.

    Alexander Graham Bell

    • Invented the telephone, one of the most transformative technologies of the 20th century, enabling long-distance communication.

    Frederick Jones

    • Invented portable refrigeration units critical for food and medical transport during World War II.

    Joy Mangano

    • Inventor of the Miracle Mop and other household products that became hugely successful through TV marketing.

    These inventors are highlighted as some of the most influential and innovative of the 20th century, with their creations shaping the modern world in fields like electricity, transportation, computing, and communication.

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