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Charles Stanhope – Biography, History and Inventions

Charles StanhopeThe British statesman and versatile scientist Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl Stanhope and Viscount Mahon, was born...

Chaim Zelig Slonimski – Biography, History and Inventions

Chaim Zelig SlonimskiChaim Zelig Slonimski (also known by many name variations through Hebrew, Yiddish, Polish, and the...

Abraham Jakub Stern – Biography, History and Inventions

Abraham Jakub SternAbraham Jakub Stern (also known as Avraham Yaakov, Abraham Ya’akov, Avram Yaakov, Авраам Штерн, etc.)...

Brainard Fowler Smith – Biography, History and Inventions

Brainard Fowler SmithBrainard Fowler Smith was born in Madison, Indiana, on 4 July, 1849, to Samuel Fowler...

Eduard Selling – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

Who was Eduard Selling  Eduard Selling was a German mathematician and an inventor of calculating machines.  Early life Eduard Selling...

Pehr-Georg Scheutz – Biography, History and Inventions

Pehr-Georg ScheutzPehr Georg Scheutz was born in Jönköping, Sweden, on 23 September, 1785. His father, Fredrik Christian...

James Ritty – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

Few know of James Ritty, but he is a man who has influenced the life of virtually...

David Roth – Biography, History and Inventions

David RothThe Austrian Jew David Roth was born in 1808 in Cassovia (now Košice in Slovakia, but...

Jean-Baptiste Schwilgue – Biography, History and Inventions

Jean-Baptiste SchwilgueJean-Baptiste Sosime Schwilgue was born on 18 Dec. 1776 in Strasbourg, France, in a house located...

Wilhelm Schickard – Biography, History and Inventions

Wilhelm SchickardWilhelm Schickard (see the calculating machine of Schickard) was born in the morning at half past...

Charles Felton Pidgin – Biography, History and Inventions

Charles Felton PidginCharles Felton Pidgin was born on 11 November, 1844, in a house in Felton place...

Johann Reichold – Biography, History and Inventions

Johann Reichold - Biography, History and InventionsJohann ReicholdJohann Christoph Reichold was born on 17 January, 1753, in...

Giovanni Poleni – Biography, History and Inventions

Giovanni PoleniGiovanni Poleni was born on 23 August, 1683, in Venice, Italy, to Jacopo (Giacomo) Poleni (1655-1737)...

Fawcett Plumb – Biography, History and Inventions

Fawcett PlumbFawcett Plumb was born on 10 December, 1834, in Andover, Ohio, to Frances Merrill Plumb (1806-1899)...

Solomon Pool – Biography, History and Inventions

Solomon PoolSolomon Pool was born on 21 April 1832 at Elmwood on the Pasquotank, the Pool plantation...

Jacob-Rodrigues Pereira – Biography, History and Inventions

Jacob-Rodrigues PereiraJacob-Rodrigues Pereira, better known as Pereire, was born in Berlanga, Extremadura, Spain (or in Peniche, Portugal,...

Claude Perrault – Biography, History and Inventions

Claude Perrault in 1656, a portrait by Philippe de ChampaigneClaude PerraultClaude Perrault (see the calculating machine of...

Axel Jacob Petersson – Biography, History and Inventions

Axel Jacob Petersson - Biography, History and InventionsAxel Jacob PeterssonAxel Jacob (also spelled as Jakob) Petersson was...

The History of People Behind Modern Computing

Aiken, Howard Hathaway Jacobson, Jewna Scheutz, Pehr and Edvard Atanasoff, John Vincent Schickard, Wilhelm Auch, Jacob Schwilgué, Jean-Baptiste...

Blaise Pascal – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

Who Was Blaise Pascal? Blaise Pascal was a famous French mathematician and philosopher. As a converter to Christianity,...

La Verne Noyes – Biography, History and Inventions

La Verne NoyesLa Verne W. Noyes was born on 7 January, 1849, in Genoa, New York, in...

Willgodt Odhner – Biography, History and Inventions

Willgodt OdhnerThe swedish mechanic and inventor Willgodt Theophil Odhner was born in Westby, parish of Dalby in...

Maxwell Newman – Biography, History and Inventions

Maxwell NewmanThe famous english mathematician Maxwell Newman was born as Maxwell Hermann Alexander Neumann in Chelsea, London,...

Robert Noyce – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

Who Was Robert Noyce? Robert Noyce was an American inventor, engineer, and businessman. He made a massive impact...