Who invented the Refrigerator ?

William Cullen 

  • It was in 18th century that the process of invention of refrigerator started. In 1748 William Cullen (1710-1790) was a Scottish physician, chemist and professor of University of Glasgow who developed a process for creating an artificial cooling medium. No one took interest in it for commercial or home consumption, it only attracted scientific attention.
  • An American inventor Oliver Evans (1755-1819) made the first design for the refrigerator in 1804 but until 1834 none was interested in the same. Jacob Perkins built the first refrigeration machine in 1834.

Refrigerator

William Cullen 1710-1790          Oliver Evans 1755-1819

Refrigerator History

Ice SafesFirst Refrigerator

Fridge change over years

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