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Timeline of invention

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This is a list of inventions, listed in chronological order.

Table of contents
1 Significant inventions not assigned
2 Significant inventions, arranged in chronological order
2.1 8th millennium BC
2.2 7th millennium BC
2.3 4th millennium BC
2.4 3rd millennium BC
2.5 2nd millennium BC
2.6 1st millennium BC
2.7 1st millennium
2.8 2nd millennium
2.9 3rd millennium
3 See also

Significant inventions not assigned

Significant inventions, arranged in chronological order

Note: Dates for inventions are often controversial. Inventions are often invented by several inventors around the same time, or may be invented in an impractical form many years before another inventor improves the invention into a practical form. Where there is ambiguity, the date of the first practical, fielded, version of the invention should be used here.

8th millennium BC

7th millennium BC

4th millennium BC

33rd century BC

31st century BC

3rd millennium BC

27th century BC

23rd century BC

22nd century BC

21st century BC

2nd millennium BC

19th century BC

18th century BC

16th century BCE

15th century BC

1st millennium BC

7th century BC

6th century BC

5th century BC

4th century BC

3rd century BC

2nd century BC


1st century BC

1st millennium

1st century

2nd century

3rd century

4th century

5th century

6th century

7th century

8th century

9th century

10th century

2nd millennium

11th century

12th century

13th century

14th century

15th century

16th century

17th century

18th century

19th century

1800s
1810s
1820s
1830s
1840s
1850s
1860s
1870s
1880s
1890s

20th century

1900s
1910s
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s

3rd millennium

21st century

See also

Other Technology Timelines