Croatian inventions

Timeline created by marija ivić
  • FAUST VRANČIĆ

    FAUST VRANČIĆ
    Inventor, the first person who make a parachute
  • TIE

    TIE
    First in Croatia,soldiers were carrried tie in wars.
  • IVAN BLAŽ LUPIS

    IVAN BLAŽ LUPIS
    (1813-1875),invented the torpedo,a factory in Rijeka developed his invention and was the first in the world to begin mass production of torpedoes which were completely like those used today.
  • IVAN VUČETIĆ

    IVAN VUČETIĆ
    (1891-1925),invented dactyloscopy, system for classifying fingerprints which he applied in solving criminal cases.
  • SLAVOLJUB PENKALA

    SLAVOLJUB PENKALA
    (1871-1922),invented a ballpoint pen
  • MARIO PURATIĆ

    MARIO PURATIĆ
    (1904-1993),emigrated to the USA in 1929, where he invented a power block to help haul fishing nets out of the sea and on board vessels. His invention has been applied in all the world’s fishing fleets.
  • ZLATA BARTL

    ZLATA BARTL
    (1920-2008),created Vegeta in Croatia
  • FRANJO KAJFEŽ

    FRANJO KAJFEŽ
    (1936-2004),invented Apaurin,a cure for calming
  • TOMISLAV UZELAC

    TOMISLAV UZELAC
    Invented first MP3 player when he was student
  • MATE RIMAC

    MATE RIMAC
    Invented electric bycycle called Greyp