INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIES | gk


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE || INVENTION AND DISCOVERIES LIST 







Electric Iron-------------- H.W. Seeley 1882 U.S.A
Electric Motor-------- Moritz Jacobi 1834 Russia
Evolution theory -----Charles Darwin 1858 England

Film sound------- Dr. Le de Forest 1923 U.S.A
Glider-------- Sir George Calyey 1853 England
Insulin-----Sir Frederick Banting 1923 Canada
Safety Match------- J.E. Lundstrom 1855 Sweden
Motor car, Petrol------------Karl Benz 1885 Germany

Radium Marie & Pierre Curie---------- 1898 France
Rubber (vulcanized) ----------Charles Goodyear 1841 U.S.A
Safety Lamp----------- Sir Humphry Davy 1816 England
Telescope------------- Hans Lippershey 1608 Netherlands
Television------------- John Logic Baird 1926 Scotland
Thermometer---------------- Galileo 1593 Italy
Valve. Radio Sir J.A Fleming 1904 Britain

Printing Press------------- Johannes Gutenberg 1440 Germany
Pocket Watch-----------Peter Henlein 1510 Germany
Microscope------------- Zacharis Janssen 1590 Netherlands
Logarithms---------------Napier Bones & 
decimal point---------- John Napier 1590s Scotland
Automatic Calculator-------------Wilhelm Schickard 1623 Germany
Adding Machine------------------ Blaise Pascal 1642 France
Barometer------------------------ Evangelista Torricelli 1643 Italy
Air Pump--------------------------Otto Von Guericke 1650 Germany
Bacteria-------------------------- Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1665 Netherlands

Pendulum Clock-------------- Christian Huygens 1657 Netherlands
Gravity & Reflecting telescope----- Isaac Newton 1668 England

Clarinet----------Johann Christoph Denner 1690 Germany
Steam Engine-------------- Thomas Savery 1698 UK
Piano--------------- Bartolomeo Cristofori 1700 Italy
Centigrade Scale----------------- Anders Celsius 1742 Sweden

Electroscope---------------------- Jean Nollet 1748 France
Lightning Conductor----------- Benjamin Franklin 1752 USA
Hydrogen------------------------ Henry Cavendish 1766 England
Chlorine--------------------------Karl Wilhelm Scheele 1774 Sweden

Ship (Steam)----------------J.C Perier 1775 France
Oxygen------------------------- Antoine Laurent Lavoisier 1775 France
Submarine-------------------- David Bushnell 1776 USA
Hot Air Balloon------------- Josef & Etienne Montgolfier 1783 France

Tungsten----------------------- Juan José Elhuyar Lubize & Fausto de Elhuyar 1783 Spain

Bifocal Lens----------------- Benjamin Franklin 1784 USA

Parachute------------ Jean Pierre Blanchard 1785 France

Steam Boat------------ John Fitch 1786 USA
Guillotin----------------- Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin 1790s France

Watch (Self Winding)--------Abraham-Louis Breguet 1791 France

Milling machine & cotton gin------ Eli Whitney 1793 USA

Small Pox Vaccine------------- Edward Jenner 1796 England

Electric Battery--------------- Volta 1800 Italian
Locomotive-------------- Richard Trevithick 1804 England

Stethoscope----------------- Rene Laennec 1816 France

Dental Plate--------Anthony A.Plantson 1817 USA

Cadmium----------- Friedrich Stromeyer 1817 Germany

Cement--------------- Joseph Aspdin 1824 England

Electromagnet----- William Sturgeon 1824 England

Photography (on metal)---------- Joseph Nicéphore Niepce 1826 France

Braille---------------------- Louis Braille 1829 France
Electromagnetic Induction---------- Michael Faraday 1831 UK

Electric Generator Revolver--------- Samuel Colt 1835 USA

Photography (on paper)-----------W. H. Fox Talbot 1835 England

Telegraph----------------------- William Cook & Charles Wheatstone 1837 England

Telegraph code -----------Samuel Morse 1837 USA

Ozone-----------Christian Schonbein 1839 Germany

Typewriter--------------Peter Mitterhofer 1841 Austria

Transformer (Induction coil)--- William Stanley .Jr 1842 US

Saxophone---------- Adolphe Sax 1846 Belgium

Sewing Machine------------------ Elias Howe 1846 USA

Motorcycle-------- Edward Butler 1848 England

Bullet-------------- Claude Minie 1849 France

Safety Pin--------- William Hunt 1849 US

Burglar Alarm---- Edwin T. Holmes 1851 US

Refrigerator---- James Harrison 1851 Australia

Elevator--------- Elisha G. Otis 1852 USA

Steam-Powered Airship-------- Henri Giffard 1852 France

Light Bulb-------------- Heinrich Goebel 1854 Germany

Generator------------- Piciontti 1860 Italy

Machine Gun--------- Richard Gaffing 1861 USA

Typewriter----------- Peter Mitterhofer 1864 Austria

Antiseptic------------ Dr. Joseph Lister 1867 England

Dynamite------------ Alfred B. Nobel 1867 Sweden

Helium--------------- William Ramsay 1868 Great Britain

Vacuum Cleaner---- Ives McGuffey 1869 USA

Electric Motor (DC)--- Zenobe Gramme 1873 Belgium

Barbed Wire---------- Joseph F. Glidden 1873 US

Telephone----- Graham Bell 1874 Canada

Microphone-------- Alexander Graham Bell 1876 US

Carburetor--- Gottlieb Daimler 1876 Germany

Phonograph----------- Thomas Edison 1877 USA

Welder (Electric Welding)----------- Elisha Thompson 1877 US

Gramophone---- Thomas Edison 1878 USA

Cash Register------- James Ritty 1879 USA

Arc Lamp---------- C. F. Brush 1879 Ohio

Electric Lamp------ Thomas Alva Edison 1879 USA

Electromagnetic theory of light & electromagnetic waves, Radio and electrical frequencies (Hz)------- Heinrich Rudolph Hertz 1880 Germany

AC motor and transformer, vacuum tube amplifier, Tesla coil, X-Ray technology-- Nikola Tesla 1880s USA


Electric Fan-------- Wheeler 1882 USA

Fountain Pen---- Lewis Edson Waterman 1884 USA

Fluorine---- Ferdinand Frederick Henri Moissan 1886 France

Ball Point Pen------ John Loud 1888 USA

Bicycle------- Tyres John Boyd Dunlop 1888 Scotland

Photography (on film)------- John Carbutt 1888 US

Time Recorder----- Harlow Bundy 1890 USA

Animation-------- Emile Reynaud 1892 France

Cinema------- Lumiere brothers 1894 France

Argon------- William Ramsay & Baron Ray Leigh 1894 UK

Radio------ Guglielmo Marconi 1894 Italy

Ship (Turbine)------ Charles Parsons 1894 England

Diesel Engine------ Rudolf Diesel 1895 Germany

X-ray------ Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen 1895 Germany

Electric stove/cooker----- William S. Hadaway 1896 USA

Aspirin---------- Dr. Felix Hoffman 1899 Germany

Cellophane---------- I.E. Brandenberger 1900 Switzerland

Tractor (Caterpillar)------ Benjamin Holt 1900 US

Disc Brake----- Dr. F. Lanchester 1902 England

Windshield wipers-------- Mary Anderson 1903 USA

Airplanes Wilber and Orville--------- Wright 1903 USA

Silicones-------- F.S Kipping 1904 England

Bakelite------ H. Backcland 1907 Belgium/US

Gyrocompass----- Elmer A. Sperry 1908 U.S

Vitamin A------ Elmer V. McCollum & M. Davis 1913 USA

Air Conditioner------ Willis Carrier 1914 USA

Neon Lamp----- Georges Claude 1915 France

Vitamin B------- Elmer V. McCollum 1916 US

Motor Scooter----- Greville Bradshaw 1919 England

Vitamin C----- Albert Szent-Györgyi & Charles Glen King 1920 USA

Vitamin D----- Edward Mellanby 1920 USA
Band Aid Earle Dickson 1920 USA

Crescograph----- Jagadish Chandra Bose 1920s India

Insulin------- Frederick Banting & Charles H. Best 1921 Canada

Radar----------Dr. Albert H. Taylor & Leo C. Young 1922 US

Vitamin E------- Herbert McLean Evans 1922 USA

Film (Musical)------- Warner Bros 1923 US

Adhesive tape------ Richard G. Drew 1923 USA

Loud Speaker------ Chester W. Rice and Edward W. Kellogg 1924 US

Film (Talking)-------- Warner Bros 1926 US

Rocket Engine----- Robert H. Goddard 1926 USA

Penicillin------- Alexander Fleming 1928 England

Xerox------- Machine Chester Carlson 1928 USA

Car Radio-------- William Lear & Elmer Wavering 1929 US

Vitamin K------- Henrik Dam & Edward Adelbert Doisy 1929 Denmark & USA

Richter Scale------ Charles Richter 1935 USA

Jet Engine------- Hans Von Ohain 1936 Germany

Microscope(Electron)------- Vladimir Kosme Sworykin 1939 Russia

Helicopter----------- Igor Sikorsky 1939 Russia

Atom Bomb---------- Julius Robert Oppenheimer 1945 USA

Microwave----------- Oven Percy Spencer 1947 USA

Transistors----------- John Bardeen, William Shockley & Walter Brattain 1948 US

Pacemaker----------- Dr. Paul Zoll 1952 USA

Electronic Calculator------- IBM 1954 USA

Hovercraft------ Christopher Cockerell 1959 England

Laser------ Dr. Charles H. Townes 1960 US

Soft Contact lenses------- Otto Wichterle 1961 Czech

Synthesizer------ Dr. Robert Arthur Moog 1964 USA

Bicycle------ Kirkpatrick Macmillan 1839 Britain

Celluloid-------- Alexander Parkes 1861 Britain

Chloroform------- E. Soberran 1831 France

Cine Camera------ Wm. Friese-Greene 1889 Britain

Circulation of blood------ William Harvey 1628 England

Clock Mechanical------- Hsing and Ling-Tsan 1725 China

Diesel Engine----------- Rudolf Diesel 1892 Germany

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