The first flush toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington in the 16th century.
Contrary to widespread misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the flush toilet.
He did, however, do much to increase the popularity of the toilet, and developed
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 ...
Sep 14, 2009 ... While he did not invent the toilet, Crapper still has a close connection to the first
patent for the toilet. Albert Gilblin, an employee of Crapper, ...
"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 ... Ah, Thomas Crapper. He's the hilariously named inventor of the flushing toilet,
right? Wrong! Crapper's crapper is one of the world's most ...
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 ...
Indeed, he invented the bathroom showroom and displayed his wares in large
plate glass windows at the Marlboro' Works. This caused quite a stir and it is said
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 ...