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Famous United Kingdom Inventors List  

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

Examples of items on this list include Alexander Graham Bell and Arthur C. Clarke.

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Alan Turing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 42 (1912-1954)
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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kel... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 83 (1824-1907)
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Charles Babbage is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 80 (1791-1871)
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Frank Whittle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 89 (1907-1996)
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Alexander Fleming is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 74 (1881-1955)
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Tim Berners-Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
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Richard Trevithick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 62 (1771-1833)
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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 75 (1847-1922)
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Robert Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 56 (1803-1859)
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Alexander Melville Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Alexander Melville Bell Dec. at 86 (1819-1905)
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Richard Tangye is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Richard Tangye Dec. at 73 (1833-1906)
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Joseph Cyril Bamford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 85 (1916-2001)
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John Logie Baird is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 58 (1888-1946)
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George Edward Dering is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
George Edward Dering Dec. at 80 (1831-1911)
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Charles Algernon Parsons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 77 (1854-1931)
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Robert Stirling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 88 (1790-1878)
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Charles Wheatstone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 73 (1802-1875)
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John Harrison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 83 (1693-1776)
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John Herschel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 79 (1792-1871)
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Joseph Aspdin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Joseph Aspdin Dec. at 77 (1778-1855)
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Theophilus Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Theophilus Carter Dec. at 79 (1825-1904)
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Geoffrey Pyke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 55 (1893-1948)
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Humphry Davy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 51 (1778-1829)
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William Willett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 59 (1856-1915)
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Hiram Maxim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous United Kingdom Inventors List
Dec. at 76 (1840-1916)