Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsEngineering · 1 decade ago

Who is the World's Greatest Inventor?

What did he invent?

17 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Too hard to say, because there are too many great ones. Edison was probably the most prolific.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think the greatest inventor is Thomas Alva Edison. He had invented more than 100 inventation. That's why he is known as greatest inventor.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think the worlds best inventor is the person who invented that little plastic coupling on the shoe lace.

  • 1 decade ago

    Thomas Alva Edison is the Greatest Inventor of all time. He has more than 1000 patents. Incandescent bulb, phonograph, stock ticker printer, electronic voting machine etc.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Nikola Tesla, who invented a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights, earthquake generators, radio controled submarines, bladeless turbines, and he sent lightning to the other side of the earth.

    Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:

    God said, "Let Tesla be", and all was light.

    B.A. Behrend, AIEE annual meeting, New York City, May 18, 1917.

  • 1 decade ago

    Certainly it would be Thomas Alva Edison.He invented more than a hundred things.Including the tube light.He was the best in the field of inventing.

  • 1 decade ago

    Alexander Graham Bell.

  • 1 decade ago

    Wright Brothers----> invented the plane

    Alexander G. Bell----> phone

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    1 decade ago

    John M. Browning

  • 1 decade ago


    All of those truths that he discovered and was ridiculed for...he was even thrown out of his church for his radical, forward-thinking.

    he invented the telescope, barometer, envisioned human flight long before the Wright Brothers (he even drew a prototype for a helicopter). Wow....


  • 1 decade ago

    The guy who invented the sports cod piece

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