- Name: Eli Whitney
- Died: 01/08/1825
- Born: December 8, 1765
Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765? January 8, 1825) was an American inventor, widely known for inventing the cotton gin, one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South.
Birth Place: Westborough, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
Death Place: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Eli Whitney quotes :
I have now taken a serious task upon myself and I fear a greater one that is in the power of any man to perform in the given time-but it is too late to go back.Eli Whitney