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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.

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James Gosling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
James Gosling age 62

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Sandford Fleming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Sandford Fleming Died 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 56

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Alexander Graham Bell Died at 75 (1847-1922)

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Casimir Gzowski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Casimir Gzowski Died at 85 (1813-1898)

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William Leggo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
William Leggo Died at 85 (1830-1915)

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Charles Fenerty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Charles Fenerty Died at 71 (1821-1892)

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James Hillier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
James Hillier Died 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 Died at 68 (1910-1978)

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James Naismith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
James Naismith Died at 78 (1861-1939)

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James Paris Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
James Paris Lee Died at 73 (1831-1904)

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Earl W. Bascom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Earl W. Bascom Died 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 Died at 57 (1907-1964)

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Thomas Willson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Thomas Willson Died 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 54

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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
Frederick Newton Gisborne Died 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 Died at 85 (1901-1986)

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Alfred J. Gross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Alfred J. Gross Died at 82 (1918-2000)

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Herbert Henry Dow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Herbert Henry Dow Died 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 46

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Reginald Fessenden is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Reginald Fessenden Died at 66 (1866-1932)

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Gerald G. Fuller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List

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Émile Gagnan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Émile Gagnan Died at 79 (1900-1979)

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Charles Rosen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Charles Rosen Died at 85 (1917-2002)

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Cyrille Duquet is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Cyrille Duquet

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Roman Kroitor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Roman Kroitor Died at 86 (1926-2012)

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Zachariah Adam Hall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Zachariah Adam Hall Died at 87 (1865-1952)

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Donald Hings is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Donald Hings Died at 97 (1907-2004)

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Samuel Bacon Hillocks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Samuel Bacon Hillocks

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James Foort is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
James Foort age 96

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Donovan Ruddock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List

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Gregory Lekhtman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Gregory Lekhtman age 71

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Gordon Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Gordon Smith Died at 56 (1950-2006)

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Edward S. Rogers, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Edward S. Rogers, Sr. Died at 39 (1900-1939)

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John Alexander Hopps is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
John Alexander Hopps Died at 79 (1919-1998)

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Steve Pasjack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Steve Pasjack

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Eli Franklin Burton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Eli Franklin Burton Died at 69 (1879-1948)

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Lewis Urry is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Lewis Urry Died at 77 (1927-2004)

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Vladimir Mackiw is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Vladimir Mackiw Died at 78 (1923-2001)

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Frederick G. Creed is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Frederick G. Creed Died at 86 (1871-1957)

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Wallace Rupert Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Wallace Rupert Turnbull Died at 84 (1870-1954)

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Michael Brook is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Michael Brook age 66

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Alexander Hrennikoff is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Alexander Hrennikoff Died at 88 (1896-1984)

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Graeme Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List

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Olivia Poole is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
Olivia Poole Died at 86 (1889-1975)