Many of these
The NPR report, quite cleverly, discusses Henry Shrapnel, Jules Leotard, Robert Bunsen, Samuel Maverick, Charles Boycott and several other individuals. Names who have become indelible expressions that lasted far beyond their life spans.
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There's also a long list of inventions named after the people who discovered them.
A couple more not mentioned in the article--