The first flush toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington in the 16th century.
The flushing toilet was invented by John Harrington in 1596. Joseph Bramah of
Yorkshire patented the first practical water closet in England in 1778.
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
Despite these ancient beginnings, flush toilets as we know them today are a
much more recent invention. The inventor of the modern flush toilet is generally ...
By Mary Bellis , About.com GuideAugust 20, 2003
Thomas Crapper, the inventor
of the toilet
aka the crapper, does not exist and he did not invent the toilet
. There was a Thomas Crapper who was a plumber working in England from 1861 to 1904, however, this was long after ... More »
"The assumption that Crapper invented the flushing toilet in untrue. The device
was created by Sir John Harington, a courtier of Elizabeth I, who had a 'john' built
Sep 7, 2010 ... He's the hilariously named inventor of the flushing toilet, right? Wrong! Crapper's
crapper is one of the world's most famous potties, but ...
Jan 31, 2016 ... Is it true that a 19th-century British plumber named Sir Thomas Crapper (aka
John Crapper) invented the flush toilet?
Jun 1, 1993 ... Myth: Thomas Crapper invented the toilet. Fact: No one in the know about
Thomas Crapper would ever make this statement. In his research ...
May 15, 2011 ... Today I found out why the toilet is also often called “The Crapper”. ... The toilet
was invented a couple hundred years before Mr. Crapper by ...