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Ressel, Josef (1793 - 1857)


Josef Ressel was an inventor by carrying out an intense activity for research and design in several fields of mechanics, especially naval mechanics. He was a personality of reference in his time in national frames but the value of his inventions was recognized only after several years. He patented the ship propeller, and also the pneumatic mail service and cylindrical bearings
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Ressel, Josef
Curriculum vitae  
* 1793 Chrudim born
1812 He studied at Wien University
1827 he got patent for the propeller of ships
1828 Construction of a ship with his propeller
† 1857 Lubiana died
Industrial Revolution, ca. 1780-1850
Industrialisation, ca. 1850-1920
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