Robert Fulton

  • American

Robert Fulton was an American inventor who is notable for designing the first commercially successful steamboat and an early submarine. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Founder Livingston-Fulton Company


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1765/11/14 Robert Fulton is born in a little stone house in Little Britain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Born Robert Fulton Birthplace Quarryville
1797/05/00 Thomas Paine is never idle in the house, if not writing he busies himself by reading up on current politics, working with a mechanical devise or else entertaining such visitors as Mr Barlow, Mr Fulton and Sir Robert Smith. Visitor 10 rue de l'Odeon Rue de l'Odeon, Paris
1800/00/00 Robert Fulton completes his submarine, NAUTILUS, for the French Navy. Naval Architect Invention of the Submarine
1803/08/09 Robert Fulton's steamboat sinks, he had been testing his steamboat on the Seine Rive near the Quai des Bonshommes Naval Architect Seine in Paris Invention of the Steamboat
1808/00/00 New York State legislature awards Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston a 20 year monopoly of navigation rights for steam driven vessels on the waters within the State. Charter Owner Gibbons v Ogden
1808/01/07 Harriet Livingston marries Robert Fulton in the parlor of Teviotdale Groom Teviotdale Linlithgo Marriage of Harriet Livingston and Robert Fulton
1812/07/00 Fulton's Powles Hook Ferry line begins operation Naval Engineer
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