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Famous roman leader

Julius Caesar

1

Monastery in Iona Scotland

St. Columcille

2

Patron of the arts

Lorenzo the magnificent (di Medici)

3

Earth revolved around sun

Nicholas Copernicus

4

Pendulum clock

Galileo Galilei

5

Anatomy

Andreas Vesalius

6

Heart pumps blood

William Harvey

7

Printing press

Johann Gütenberg

8

School of navigation

Prince Henry the Navigator

9

Cape of storms

Bartholomew Diaz

10

Sailed around Africa to India

Vasco da Gama

11

First to sail completely around the world

Ferdinand Magellan

12

Aztecs invasion

Hernando Cortes

13

Incas invasion

Francisco Pizarro

14

City of God, Geneva

John Calvin

15

Jesuits

St. Ignatius Loyola

16

Plantation of Laois and Offaly

Queen Mary

17

Munster Plantation

Queen Elizabeth 1

18

Ulster Plantation

King James 1

19

Reign of Terror

Maximilien Robespierre

20

Cattle breeding

Robert bakewell

21

Mechanical seed drill

Jethro Tull

22

Four field system

Charles Townshend

23

Spinning jenny

James Hargreaves

24

Water frame

Richard Arkwright

25

Mule

Samuel Crompton

26

Flying shuttle

John Kay

27

Power loom

Edmund Cartwright

28

Steam engine

Thomas Newcomen

29

Use steam to turn a wheel (rotary steam engines)

James Watt

30

Davy lamp

Sir Humphrey Davy

31

Covert coal to coke

Abraham Darby

32

Puddling and rolling

Henry Cort

33

Steel converter

Henry Bessemer

34

Factory Act of 1833

Robert Owen

35

Factory 1844 Act

Lord Shaftesbury

36

Grand National Consolidated Trade Union

Robert Owen

37

Chartists

William Lovett

38

Communism

Karl Marx

39

Pasteurising

Louis Pasteur

40

Chloroform

James Simpson

41

Antiseptic spray

Joseph lister

42

Better roads

John Macadam and Thomas Telford

43

First canal

James Brindley for duke of bridge water

44

Steam carriage

Richard Trevithick

45

First passenger train - The Rocket

George Stephenson