Category Archives: Famous Inventors

Sir Richard Arkwright: Facts And Information

Here are some facts about Richard Arkwright. Richard Arkwright was born in Preston, England on 23 December 1732. He was one of the key inventors and businessmen during the early stages of the Industrial Revolution. Many people believe that he is the architect of the modern factory system. Richard was the youngest of seven children.… Continue Reading

Charles Babbage: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Charles Babbage. Charles Babbage was an English inventor, engineer and mathematician. He is best known for devising the first mechanical computer which led to modern advances in computers. Babbage was born in London in 1791, attended Cambridge University and became the college’s top mathematician. He and his friends at Cambridge… Continue Reading

Percy Shaw: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Percy Shaw. Percy Shaw was a British businessman and inventor. He is best known for inventing the cat’s eye, the reflective block that is set into roads to make it easier for motorists to identify the division between lanes and the edges of the roads at night. Shaw was born… Continue Reading

Henry Ford: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Henry Ford. Henry Ford was an American industrialist. He is most famous for founding the Ford motor company and for introducing the concept of the assembly line to improve production. He was born in Michigan in 1863 on a farm. Henry hated farm work and, at 14, he became an… Continue Reading

Famous Inventors and Engineers

Welcome to the Primary Facts page all about inventors and inventions. Use the links below to find the facts and information you’re looking for. Alexander Graham Bell James Watt Thomas Edison George Stephenson Isambard Kingdom Brunel Richard Arkwright Nikola Tesla Rowland Hill The Wright Brothers Tim Berners-Lee Blaise Pascal Leonardo da Vinci Percy Shaw Charles… Continue Reading