George Washington Carver was an African-American educator and agricultural researcher who headed the Tuskegee Institute, and who developed many uses for lesser-used crops, such as cow peas, sweet potatoes and peanuts. Mu... More »

Although popular belief points to George Washington Carver as the inventor of peanut butter, according to LiveScience, he developed a type of peanut butter product but did not invent peanut butter. He is responsible for ... More »

George Washington Carver claimed that he discovered over 300 ways to use peanuts, and he published a list of all them. He was an American educator, botanist, and inventor. He is known for inventing several new uses for t... More »

George Washington Carver claimed that he discovered over 300 ways to use peanuts, and he published a list of all them. He was an American educator, botanist, and inventor. He is known for inventing several new uses for t... More »

Although popular belief points to George Washington Carver as the inventor of peanut butter, according to LiveScience, he developed a type of peanut butter product but did not invent peanut butter. He is responsible for ... More »

George Washington Carver died of complications after a fall in his home on Jan. 5, 1943, according to A&E's Biography. The scientist was 78 years old at the time of his death. More »

George Walker Bush is famous for being the 43rd U.S. president. He was president during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, which led to a declaration of war in 2003. More »