We all know that there are tons of famous people from Georgia, ranging from actors and singers to even a U.S. President. But the Peach State has also stood at the forefront of many firsts in the country, and even in the world! Many things invented in Georgia have gone on to change history, and there’s no shortage of Georgia inventions that deserve celebration. Check out a few of our favorite inventions from Georgia and notable firsts and see how many you are familiar with:

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Who are some famous people from Georgia?

Many celebrities have their roots in Georgia! We've raised everything from world-famous singers to the president of the United States. Here are a few of the most famous people born in Georgia:

  • Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, was born in the small town of Plains and lived there for most of his life.
  • Luke Bryan, one of the most successful country artists of all time, was born in the small town of Leesburg.
  • Julia Roberts, Academy Award-winning actress, was born in Smyrna, GA.
  • Jackie Robinson, star baseball player and the first African American to play in the Major Leagues, was born in the small town of Cairo, GA.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., the most famous civil rights activist of all time, was born in Atlanta.
  • Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind (perhaps the most famous book about the South ever written!) was born in Atlanta and was a lifelong resident of the Peach State.

 

What are some of the most famous Georgia inventions from history?

Lots of famous Georgia inventions have changed the world! Here are a few of the most notable things from Georgia:

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