Thomas Alva Edison – An American inventor and businessman.

One of the most famous and prolific inventors of all time, Thomas Alva Edison exerted a tremendous influence on modern life, contributing inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera, as well as improving the telegraph and telephone. Edison was born in 1847 in the canal town of Milan,…

A great Painter, Architect and Inventor – Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a painter, architect, inventor, and student of all things scientific. Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452, in the heart of the Renaissance in the heart of Europe. He was born outside Vinci, which lies high up on Mount Albano, in the valley of the Arno River, near the city…