French Revolution Inventions

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In History
  • Thomas Newcomen and the invention of the Newcomen atmospheric engine

    was an English inventor who created the atmospheric engine, the first practical fuel-burning engine in 1712. He was an ironmonger by trade and a Baptist lay preacher by calling.
  • Henry Cort

    Henry Cort
    Was an English ironmaster. During the Industrial Revolution in England, Cort began refining iron from pig iron to wrought iron using innovative production systems.
  • Richard Artwright and the invention of the water frame

    Richard Artwright and the invention of the water frame
    The water frame is a spinning frame that is powered by a water-wheel. Water frames in general have existed since ancient Egypt times. Richard Arkwright, who patented the technology in 1769, designed a model for the production of cotton thread; this was first used in 1765. Wikipedia
  • David Ricardo and his theories

    David Ricardo and his theories
    Was a classical economist best known for his theory on wages and profit, labor theory of value, theory of comparative advantage, and theory of rents. David Ricardo and several other economists also simultaneously and independently discovered the law of diminishing marginal returns."
  • Nicolas LeBlanc

    "French chemist Nicolas Leblanc, inventor of the process for transforming sodium chloride (NaCL, or common salt) into soda ash. Nicolas Leblanc invented a method of making alkali soda from salt that became one of the most important chemical processes of the nineteenth century."
  • Eli Whitney

    Eli Whitney
    A cotton gin – meaning "cotton engine" – is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, enabling much greater productivity than manual cotton separation. Wikipedia
  • Robert Fulton and the invention of the steamboat

    "Which carried passengers between New York City and Albany, New York."
  • John Roebuck

    John Roebuck
    Was an English inventor and industrialist who played an important role in the Industrial Revolution and who is known for developing the industrial-scale manufacture of sulfuric acid.
  • Robert Owen

    a new invention for spinning cotton thread, but exchanged his share of the business within a few months for six spinning mules that he operated in a rented factory space.
  • John Wesley and the first injection moulding machine.

    John Wesley and the first injection moulding machine.
    Hyatt's other patented inventions include the first injection moulding machine, sugarcane milling, juice extraction, roller bearings, and a multiple-stitch sewing machine. John Wesley Hyatt founded the Hyatt Roller Bearing Company in 1892 in Harrison, New Jersey.
  • Elias Howe

    Elias Howe
    "Elias Howe invented the first practical sewing machine. Born in Spencer, Massachusetts, he spent his childhood and early adult years in Massachusetts. He became a skilled machinist, apprenticing in a textile factory and then for a master mechanic. By April 1845, Howe had created a practical sewing machine."
  • Cyrus Field

    Cyrus Field
    "Was an American businessman and financier who, along with other entrepreneurs, created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858."
  • John Wesley and the first injection moulding machine

    "John Wesley was an English cleric, theologian and evangelist who was a leader of a revival movement within the Church of England known as Methodism. The societies he founded became the dominant form of the independent Methodist movement that continues to this day."