Canada Famous Canadian Inventors List

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List of famous Canadian inventors, listed loosely by relevance with photos when available. These are some of the greatest Canadian inventors that have helped make our lives easier by inventing things we use in our everyday lives. The inventions invented by each historic Canadian inventor are displayed next to the inventors name when available. These brilliant inventors from Canada can also be sorted by various bits of information, such as what year and where the inventor was born.

This list has a variety of items, like Alexander Graham Bell and Elijah McCoy, in it.

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James Gosling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
age 64
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Sandford Fleming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 88 (1827-1915)
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Mark Tilden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Mark Tilden age 58
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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 75 (1847-1922)
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Casimir Gzowski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 85 (1813-1898)
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William Leggo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
William Leggo Dec. at 85 (1830-1915)
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Charles Fenerty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 71 (1821-1892)
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James Hillier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 92 (1915-2007)
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Roy Ward Dickson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Roy Ward Dickson Dec. at 68 (1910-1978)
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James Naismith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 78 (1861-1939)
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James Paris Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 73 (1831-1904)
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Earl W. Bascom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 89 (1906-1995)
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Jock Brandis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Jock Brandis
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Simon Sunatori is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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John Lee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
John Lee
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Elijah McCoy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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Joseph-Armand Bombardier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Dec. at 57 (1907-1964)
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Thomas Willson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Thomas Willson Dec. at 55 (1860-1915)
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Troy Hurtubise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Troy Hurtubise age 56
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Mathew Evans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Mathew Evans
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Frederick Newton Gisborne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 68 (1824-1892)
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Wilbur R. Franks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Wilbur R. Franks Dec. at 85 (1901-1986)
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Alfred J. Gross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 82 (1918-2000)
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Herbert Henry Dow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Dec. at 64 (1866-1930)
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Iner Souster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Iner Souster age 48