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John Ballou Newbrough – Biography, History and Inventions

John Ballou NewbroughJohn Ballou Newbrough was humbly born on 5 June, 1828, in a log cabin in...

John Napier – Biography, History and Inventions

John Napier John Napier (John Napier frequently signed his name "Jhone Neper, Fear of Merchiston", but later on...

Johann Helfrich von Muller – Biography, History and Inventions

Johann Helfrich von MullerJohann Helfrich von Müller was born in Cleve (a town in the northwest of...

John Mauchly – Biography, History and Inventions

John MauchlyJohn William Mauchly was born on 30 August, 1907, in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the family of...

Samuel Morland – Biography, History and Inventions

Samuel MorlandThe English diplomat, mathematician and inventor Samuel Morland, interested for us in the context of his...

Fabrizio Mordente – Biography, History and Inventions

Fabrizio MordenteFabrizio Mordente was born in 1532 in Salerno, a town in Campania (south-western Italy).Until 1552 he...

Joseph Licklider – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

There are many claims for the “father” of internet technology. Only one has the title of computing’s...

Newman Marshman – Complete Biography, History and Inventions

Who Was Newman Marshman? Newman Marshman was the inventor of the modern typewriter. As an African-American inventor, Marshman's...

Jacob Leupold – Biography, History and Inventions

Jacob Leupold - Biography, History and InventionsJacob LeupoldJacob Leupold was born on 22 July, 1674, in Planitz,...

James Alvan Macauley – Biography, History and Inventions

James Alvan MacauleyJames Alvan Macauley, (he preferred to be called Alvan, to avoid name confusion with his...

Leonardo da Vinci – Biography, History and Inventions

Leonardo da VinciThe Uomo Universale of the Italian Renaissance and possibly the most brilliantly creative man in...

Athanasius Kircher – Biography, History and Inventions

Athanasius KircherThe Jesuit priest Athanasius Kircher was an authentic scientific superstar in his time, honoured with the...

Charles Labofish – Biography, History and Inventions

Charles Labofish - Biography, History and InventionsCharles LabofishIt seems Charles Schachan Labofish was from a German Jewish...

Semyon Korsakov – Biography, History and Inventions 2

Semyon KorsakovSemyon Nikolaevich Korsakov (Russian: Семён Николаевич Корсаков) was born on 14 January, 1787, in Kherson, modern...

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz – Biography, History and Inventions

Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizGottfried Wilhelm Freiherr Baron von Leibniz (the inventor of the Stepped Reckoner and a dreamer...

Heinrich Kummer – Biography, History and Inventions

Heinrich Kummer - Biography, History and InventionsHeinrich KummerThe information for Kummer in Russian sources is very scanty....

Wolfgang von Kempelen – Biography, History and Inventions

Wolfgang von KempelenWhat is behind the person, who created two hotly debated technical sensations from late XVIII...

Karel Capek – Biography, History and Inventions

Karel Čapek as 17 years old young man, Prague, 1907Karel CapekIn the middle 1889 Dr. Antonin Teuchmann...

Lewis Montgomery Hosea – Biography, History and Inventions

Lewis Montgomery HoseaLewis Montgomery Hosea was born on 16 December, 1842, in Montgomery, Alabama, to Robert Hosea...

Jack Kilby — Complete Biography, History and Inventions

Who was Jack Kilby? Jack Kilby, an engineer and recipient of the Nobel Prize for physics (along with...

William Hopkins – Biography, History and Inventions

William Hopkins - Biography, History and InventionsWilliam HopkinsWilliam Wallace Hopkins was born on 16 November, 1850, in...

Thomas Hill – Biography, History and Inventions

Thomas HillThomas Hill was born to Thomas Hill (1771-1828) and his second wife, Henrietta (Barker) Hill (1774-1824)...

Hillerin de Boistissandeau – Biography, History and Inventions

Hillerin de Boistissandeau - Biography, History and InventionsHillerin de BoistissandeauThe French mathematician and inventor Jean-Baptiste Laurent de...

Herman Hollerith – Biography, History and Inventions

Herman Hollerith in 1888Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith was born on 29 February, 1860, in Buffalo, New York (sadly,...