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    Gutenberg, Inventor Movable Type - 1439   Gutenberg, Inventor Movable Type - 1439
Johannes Gutenberg was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced modern book printing. His invention of mechanical movable type printing started the Printing Revolution and is widely regarded as the most important event of...
 
    James Watt, Engineer   James Watt, Engineer
James Watt was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world. While worki...
 
    George Stephenson, Father of Railways   George Stephenson, Father of Railways
George Stephenson was an English civil engineer and mechanical engineer who built the first public railway line in the world to use steam locomotives. Renowned as being the "Father of Railways", the Victorians considered him a great example of dilige...
 
    Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Engineer   Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Engineer
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a leading British civil engineer, famed for his bridges and dockyards, and especially for the construction of the first major British railway, the Great Western Railway; a series of famous steamships, including the first p...
 
    Thomas Edison, Inventor   Thomas Edison, Inventor
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman who developed many devices which greatly influenced life in the 20th century. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the princi...
 
    Henry Ford, Car Mass Production 1913   Henry Ford, Car Mass Production 1913
Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, he developed and...
 
    Wilbur Wright, The Wright Brothers   Wilbur Wright, The Wright Brothers
The Wright brothers, Orville (18711948) and Wilbur (18671912), were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered...
 
    Orville Wright, The Wright Brothers   Orville Wright, The Wright Brothers
The Wright brothers, Orville (18711948) and Wilbur (18671912), were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered...
 
    J. Paul Getty, American Industrialist   J. Paul Getty, American Industrialist
Jean Paul Getty was an American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, whilst the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an e...
 
    Walt Disney, Animation Film Innovator   Walt Disney, Animation Film Innovator
Walt Disney was an American business magnate, animator, producer, director, screenwriter, philanthropist, and voice actor. As a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as a cultural icon, known...
 
    Charles Lindbergh, Aviator   Charles Lindbergh, Aviator
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, an American aviator, made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927. Other pilots had crossed the Atlantic before him. But Lindbergh was the first person to do it alone nonstop. Lindbergh's...
 
    Howard Hughes, Film and Aviation Tycoon   Howard Hughes, Film and Aviation Tycoon
Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business tycoon, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist. He was one of the wealthiest people in the world. As a maverick film tycoon, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywo...
 
    Wernher Von Braun, Inventor of the Rocket   Wernher Von Braun, Inventor of the Rocket
Wernher Von Braun was one of the world's first and foremost rocket engineers and a leading authority on space travel. His will to expand man's knowledge through the exploration of space led to the development of the Explorer satellites, the Jupiter a...
 
    David Attenborough, English Naturalist   David Attenborough, English Naturalist
Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and naturalist. His career as the face and voice of natural history programmes has endured for 60 years. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with...
 
    Oprah Winfrey   Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey, often referred to simply as Oprah, is an American television host, media mogul, and philanthropist. Her internationally-syndicated talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, has earned her multiple Emmy Awards and is the highest-rated tal...
 
       
         



 
 
         
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