03 Sep 2017

        Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American painter of portraits and historic scenes, the creator of a single wire telegraph system, and co-inventor, with Alfred Vail, of the Morse Code. Birth and education Samuel F.B. Morse was born on April 27, 1791 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, […]

03 Sep 2017

                Samuel Colt (born Hartford, Connecticut July 19, 1814 – died Hartford, Connecticut January 10, 1862) was an American inventor and industrialist. He was the founder of the Colt’s Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (now known as Colt’s Manufacturing Company), and is widely credited with popularizing the revolver gun. Colt’s […]

03 Sep 2017

                  Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (December 15, 1832 – December 27, 1923; in French pronounced [ɛfɛl], in English usually pronounced /ˈaɪfəl/) was a French structural engineer and architect and a specialist of metallic structures. He is famous for designing the Eiffel Tower, built 1887-1889 for the 1889 Universal Exposition […]

03 Sep 2017

                  Alexander Graham Bell (3 March 1847 – 2 August 1922) was an eminent scientist, inventor and innovator who is credited with the invention of the telephone. His father, grandfather and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife […]

03 Sep 2017

                  Michael Faraday (September 22, 1791 – August 25, 1867) was an English chemist and physicist (or natural philosopher, in the terminology of that time) who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. Faraday studied the magnetic field around a conductor carrying a DC electric current, and […]

03 Sep 2017

                Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1706] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat. As a […]

03 Sep 2017

                  Marchese Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, best known for his development of a radiotelegraph system, which served as the foundation for the establishment of numerous affiliated companies worldwide. He shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand […]