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The inventor of the sandwich is unknown, though the man who popularized and gave his name to the dish was John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, who was fond of this form of food.
Some say the first sandwich ever recorded was eaten by rabbi Hillel the Elder who lived during the 1st century BC.

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich - Wikipedia


John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, PC, FRS (13 November 1718 – 30 April 1792) was a ... and Secretary of State for the Northern Department, but is perhaps best known for the claim that he was...

Who invented the sandwich? | HowStuffWorks


Before you take a bite out of your sandwich, have you ever wondered who invented it? In this article by HowStuffWorks.com they answer the question: Who  ...

History of the Sandwich | The History Kitchen Blog | PBS Food


Jan 3, 2013 ... Discover the history of the sandwich with PBS Food. ... during my residence in London; it was called by the name of the minister who invented it.

The Food Timeline: history notes--sandwiches


Sadly, the name of real inventor of the sandwich (be it inventive cook or the creative consumer) was not recorded ...

Sandwich Kent England UK: Origin of the Sandwich


The origin of the word 'sandwich' for an item of food may have originated from a story about John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich. He didn't really 'invent' the ...

The Story of the Sandwich - Hungry History


Jul 18, 2014 ... Would you believe that Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day?

Who invented the Reuben sandwich? | Reference.com


There are two main theories as to who invented the Reuben sandwich, both of which involve the name Reuben. One theory is that the sandwich was first made  ...

John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich Facts - Biography


Invented the Sandwich. After Montagu separated from his mentally ill wife, his reputation was sullied. A story was spread in Grosley's Tour of London that a ...

History of the Sandwich - Kidzworld


Aug 12, 2015 ... But do you know how they were invented? Delve between the bread slices to find out the story of this delicious dish! History of the Sandwich ...