Profession: Pharmacist and Inventor of Coca-Cola
Biography: After being wounded in the American Civil War, Pemberton invented Coca-Cola, the world's most ubiquitous soft drink.
Originally intended as a substitute to morphine, he sold the rights to the drink shortly before his death at age 55.
- 1886-05-29 American pharmacist John Pemberton begins to advertise his patent medicine - Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia
- John Pemberton - Lemelson-MIT