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Cornet i Mas, Josep Maria (1839 - 1916)

Spanish entrepreneur, engineer and politician.

Josep María Cornet i Mas obtained a degree in engineering at the Industrial Engineering School of Barcelona. He worked on the design and construction of railroad bridges and later in market projects such as the Born and the Sant Antoni markets in Barcelona. He also invented a machine to stamp the teeth of bevel gears. His last years as engineer were dedicated to the construction of land and sea machinery.
variant spelling:
Cornet i Mas, Josep Maria; Cornet Mas, José María
Curriculum vitae  
* 1839 Barcelona,Spain born
1868 Barcelona,Spain He got his degree in engineering
1871 - 1872 Barcelona, Spain He designed the railway bridges from Barcelona to Sant Joan de les Abadesses.
1876 Barcelona, Spain He invented a machine to stamp the teeth of the conical gear wheels
1883 - 1884 Barcelona, Spain President of the Industrial Engineering Association of Barcelona.
1887 - 1888 Barcelona, Spain President of the Foment del Treball Nacional, a Catalan business organization.
1890 France He was honorary member of the Société des Ingénieurs Civils in France.
1904 Barcelona, Spain Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona.
1908 - 1916 Barcelona, Spain He directed La Maquinista Terrestre y Marítima company.
† 1916 Barcelona,Spain died
Industrialisation, ca. 1850-1920
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