What if there weren´t Croatia, Croatian Inventions and Discoveries.
Croatia like Dragoon, Croatia, one of the world´s oldest and smallest countries, which is given our world much of technology and innovations that we use today. How it all came to be and who are the champions of this endavours? Lets find out in starting in alphabetical order.
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Andrija Mohorovičić 01:04
(23 January 1857 – 18 December 1936) was a Croatian meteorologist and seismologist. He is best known for the eponymous Mohorovičić discontinuity and is considered as one of the founders of modern seismology
Antun Lučić – Anthony F. Lucas 02:41
was an American Croatian-born oil explorer. With Pattillo Higgins he organized the drilling of an oil well near Beaumont, Texas that became known as Spindletop. This led to the widespread exploitation of oil and the start of the petroleum age.
Antonio Grossich 05:41
(Draguć (Draguccio d’Istria) by Buzet (Pinguente) Istria, 7 June 1849 – died at Fiume, 1 October 1926.). He was a surgeon from Fiume, a politician and writer.
Darko Pervan 06:59
Croatian entrepreneur and innovator founder of Pervanovo group and “valinge innovation AB”
Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger 07:46
born October 25, 1856 in Zagreb, died December 24, 1936, Zagreb) was a Croatian geologist, paleontologist, and archeologist
Faust Vrančić – Fausto Veranzio 09:45
(Latin: Faustus Verantius; Croatian: Faust Vrančić; Hungarian and Vernacular Latin: Verancsics Faustus) (circa 1551 – January 17, 1617) was a Croatian polymath and bishop from Šibenik, then part of the Venetian Republic and today part of Croatia.
Ferdinand Kovačević 11:27
(1838–1913) was a Croatian inventor, engineer, and pioneer in telegraphy who originated from Gospić (actually near Smiljan).He invented the duplex connection of telegraphic transmission,patented in 1876 in Vienna and Budapest
Franjo Hanaman 12:21
(June 30, 1878 in Drenovci, Slavonia, Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia, Austria-Hungary – January 23, 1941 in Zagreb, Kingdom of Yugoslavia – Croatia today) was a Croatian inventor, engineer, and chemist, who gained world recognition for inventing the world’s first applied electric light-bulb with a metal filament (tungsten) with his assistant Alexander Just, independently of his contemporaries. They were granted the Hungarian Patent #34541 on December 13, 1904 in Budapest. His invention of tungsten filament was also applied in improving early diodes and triodes.
Ivan Vukić – Giovanni (Ivan) Biagio Luppis Freiherr von Rammer 13:07
(27 August 1813 – 11 January 1875), sometimes also known by the Croatian name of Vukić, was an officer of the Austro-Hungarian Navy who developed the first prototypes of the self-propelled torpedo.
John A. Miscovich (1918–2014) 14:48
was an Croatian inventor and gold miner. He and his family owned about 1400 acres of mining claims around Flat, Alaska and were active placer gold miners there. Miscovich was known as the “mayor of Flat.
Josip Belušić 15:36
(1847 – ?) was a Croatian inventor. He was born in the region of Labin in Istria, and later lived in the settlement of Županići. Belušić was schooled in Pazin. He eventually became a professor in Koper. In 1888 Josip Belušić invented and designed the first electric speedometer. This invention was patented in Austria-Hungary under the name of “velocimeter.”
Ivan Vučetić – Juan Vucetich 16:20
(July 20, 1858 – January 25, 1925) was a Croatian-born Argentine anthropologist and police official who pioneered the use of fingerprinting
Leo Sternbach 17:17
(May 7, 1908 – September 28, 2005) was a Croatian-Polish-Jewish chemist who is credited with discovering benzodiazepines, the main class of tranquilizers