InventorsWheelbarrow History of Engineering: Wheelbarrow Chuko Liang (181-234 A.D.) of China
is considered to be the inventor of the wheelbarrow. Liang was a general
who used the wheelbarrows to transport supplies injured soldiers. The Chinese
wheelbarrows had two wheels and required two men to propel and steer.
Wheelbarrow Descriptions of the wheelbarrow
in China refer to first century BC.