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Claim To Fame : Scientists and Inventors

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Cleveland Abbe

3 Dec 1838 – 28 Oct 1916

Scientist. A native of New York City, New York, he studied and...

Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA

Louis Agassiz

28 May 1807 – 12 Dec 1873

Scientist. He was a paleontologist, glaciologist, geologist and...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Edwin Howard Armstrong

18 Dec 1890 – 1 Feb 1954

Inventor. Born in Manhattan, New York, he was one of the most...

Merrimac, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

Benjamin Banneker

9 Nov 1731 – 9 Oct 1806

Inventor, Scientist. He is arguably the best-known...

Oella, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA

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Benjamin Banneker Cenotaph

9 Nov 1731 – 9 Oct 1806

Inventor, Scientist. He is arguably the best-known...

Oella, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA

Elmer Clinton Adolph Berger

12 Aug 1891 – 15 Jul 1952

Inventor of rear view mirror. Berger is often credited as being...

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

George Washington Carver

12 Jul 1864 – 5 Jan 1943

Scientist, Inventor. He developed three hundred uses for peanuts...

Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, USA

Samuel Colt

19 Jul 1814 – 10 Jan 1862

Inventor, Industrialist. He is best remembered as the founder of...

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA

Peter Cooper

12 Feb 1791 – 4 Apr 1883

Inventor, Philanthropist. A Native of New York City, New York, as...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Ely Culbertson

22 Jul 1891 – 27 Dec 1955

Card Player, Author and Businessman. The son of an American...

Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA

Lee de Forest

26 Aug 1873 – 30 Jun 1961

Inventor. He was born in Iowa but raised in Alabama where his...

Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Herbert Dow

26 Feb 1866 – 16 Oct 1930

Chemist. Member, National Inventors Hall of Fame. Herbert Henry...

Midland, Midland County, Michigan, USA

Albert Einstein

14 Mar 1879 – 18 Apr 1955

Scientist, Social Reformer. Widely considered the most...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Enrico Fermi

29 Sep 1901 – 28 Nov 1954

Physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1938. He...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Robert Fulton

14 Nov 1765 – 24 Feb 1815

Inventor, Artist. While not the inventor of the steamboat, he was...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Dr Robert Hutchings Goddard

5 Oct 1882 – 10 Aug 1945

Scientist. A graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (BS,...

Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA

MG George Washington Goethals

29 Jun 1858 – 21 Jan 1928

United States Army Major General. He is most remembered as being...

West Point, Orange County, New York, USA

Charles Goodyear

29 Dec 1800 – 1 Jul 1860

Inventor. He invented the vulcanization process that made rubber...

New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA

Charles Elmer Hires

19 Aug 1851 – 31 Jul 1937

Businessman. He developed and helped popularize root beer, which...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Karen Horney

16 Sep 1885 – 4 Dec 1952

Scientist. She was an eminent and influential psychoanalyst who...

Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA

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