It has been long debated on who was a better inventor, Leonardo DA Vinci or Thomas Edison? Thomas Edison might have been a leading inventor in his time, because he created the light bulb but that was really his main achievement. Leonardo DA Vinci was better because he had more inventions, better known for his work, and he was specialized in many lines of inventing.
Now you really need to think Thomas Edison was responsible for some of the world's leading innovations back in his time he was laying the road for further generations to build off of. In the end it wasn't enough Edison was a very great inventor but DA Vinci was better, DA Vinci was the first to beat him to starting …show more content…
Thomas Edison was the inventor of the light bulb from 1878 and 1880 he worked on over 3000 different designs for the light bulb. Edison was a great business man, he was much more socially accepted compared to DA Vinci, and Edison was also had a much easier time making and creating his inventions because he had his own company and funding.¨ After years of heated legal battles with his competitors in the fledgling motion-picture industry, Edison had stopped working with moving film by 1918.” Thomas Edison and Leonardo DA Vinci were born into pretty wealthy families for their times. This was not that big of a help though later on,Edison built up his own estate and DA Vinci was apprenticed off so his father didn't have to pay. Thomas Edison was not born into poverty in a backwater mid-western town. Actually, he was born on Feb. 11, 1847 to middle-class parents in the bustling port of Milan, Ohio, a community that next to Odessa, Russia which was one of the largest wheat shipping center in the world at the time. Even though his parents probably had enough money to support his studies till he could support himself yet they didn't. See where it got him though he had to work twice as hard to get to where he was and he ended up rich, so to say if you work hard you get rich.
So who was a better inventor Thomas Edison or Leonardo DA Vinci. Leonardo DA Vinci was better because he was a man of many capabilities. Thomas Edison did make the one thing most people take for granted theses days which are light bulbs. In the end it is really your choice on who you think is better, you could think light bulbs were better or some people would think 1450’s mechanical robots were cool. You need to research more about Leonardo DA Vinci, and then you’ll know why he is a better