There is a little overlap on this list with our previous list “Top 10 Scientists Killed Or Injured By Their Experiments” – but there are sufficiently new people here to make this a definite must-have list for the site. In the pursuit of greater knowledge, there is risk to life and limb. The people on this list took the risk and died – but not before making progress for all man. Here are 10 great inventors who died (in a round-about way) at their own hands.