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a Russian naval technician. Working in the Russian naval base at Kronshtadt near Saint Petersburg, in 1829 he invented a "diving machine". This was a type of diving costume that consisted of air-supplied metallic helmet and leather suit. Gauzen's invention was used by the Russian Navy for underwater work until 1880.
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E. K. Gauzenunknown1820
 
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Eli Whitney1765, Dec 81793
 
18251825, Jan 8
 an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. This was one of the key inventions ...
Rene Laennec1781, Feb 171804
 
18261826, Aug 13
 a French physician. He invented the stethoscope in 1816, while working at the Hôpital Necker, an...
Sir Humphry Davy1778, Dec 171795
 
18291829, May 29
 a Cornish chemist and inventor, who is best remembered today for his discoveries of several alkal...
James Boydunknown1820
 
1829unknown
 an immigrant from Ireland living in Boston, received a patent for a cotton-webbed fire hose that ...
Pavel Schilling1786, Apr 51810
 
18371837, Jul 25
 a diplomat of Baltic German origin employed in the service of Russia in Germany, and who built a ...
William Otis1813, Sep 201835
 
18391839, Nov 13
 an American inventor of the steam shovel. Otis received a patent for his creation on February 24,...
Ithiel Town1784, Oct 31810
 
18431844, Jun 13
 a prominent American architect and civil engineer. One of the first generation of professional ar...
Karl Drais1785, Apr 291817
 
18451851, Dec 10
 a German inventor, who invented the Laufmaschine ("running machine"), also later called the veloc...
Napoleon Guerinunknown1830
 
1849unknown
 an inventor who obtained a U.S. patent for the first life preserver made of cork on November 16, ...
Thomas L. Jennings17911820
 
18551856, Feb 12
 an African-American tradesman and abolitionist in New York City, New York. He operated and owned ...
Isaac Singer1811, Oct 271830
 
18631875, Jul 23
 an American inventor, actor, and businessman. He made important improvements in the design of the...
John Herschel1792, Mar 71816
 
18671871, May 11
 an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer, and...
Sylvester Marsh1803, Sep 301826
 
18691884, Dec 30
 the United States engineer who designed and built the Mount Washington Cog Railway. He invented m...
Charles Babbage1791, DEc 261815
 
18711871, Oct 18
 an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage is b...
Anyos Jedlik1800, Jan 111817
 
18731895, Dec 13
 a Hungarian inventor, engineer, physicist, and Benedictine priest. He was also a member of the Hu...
John Deere1804, Feb 71821
 
18861886, May 17
 an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, one of the largest and leadi...
Alvan Clark1804, Mar 81830
 
18871887, Aug 19
 an American astronomer and telescope maker. He was a portrait painter and engraver (c.1830s-1850s...
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