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 63

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Sandford Fleming is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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 57

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

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Casimir Gzowski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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
Died at 71 (1821-1892)

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James Hillier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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
Died at 78 (1861-1939)

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

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Earl W. Bascom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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 55

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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
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
Died at 82 (1918-2000)

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Herbert Henry Dow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Canadian Inventors List
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 47