Famous British Inventors
Alexander Graham Bell
Educator, Linguist, Inventor, Scientist / 1847 - 1922
Alexander Graham Bell was one of the primary inventors of the telephone, did important work in communication for the deaf and held more than 18 patents.
Inventor, Political Leader, Journalist / 1737 - 1809
Thomas Paine was an English American writer and pamphleteer whose "Common Sense" and other writings influenced the American Revolution, and helped pave the way for the Declaration of Independence.
John Logie Baird
Inventor, Chemist / 1778 - 1829
Humphry Davy was a British chemist best known for his contributions to the discoveries of chlorine and iodine. He is also noted for suggesting the anesthetic use of nitrous oxide in human surgery.
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