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George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the ...more
Age: Died at 67 (1732-1799)
Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Westmoreland County, + more
Profession: Surveyor, Politician, Soldier, Military Officer, Farmer, + more
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Benjamin Banneker was a free African American scientist, surveyor, almanac author and farmer. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland, to a free African American woman and a former slave, Banneker had little formal education and was largely self-taught. He is known for being part of a group led by Major ...more
Age: Died at 75 (1731-1806)
Birthplace: Maryland, United States of America
Profession: Surveyor, Mathematician, Inventor, Astronomersee more on Benjamin Banneker
William Austin Burt was an American inventor, legislator, surveyor, and millwright. He was the inventor, maker and patentee of the first typewriter constructed in America. He is referred to as the "father of the typewriter." Burt also invented the first workable solar compass, a solar use surveying ...more
Age: Died at 66 (1792-1858)
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Profession: Surveyor, Politician, Inventorsee more on William Austin Burt