Charles Macintosh

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Birthday
29, 1766
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jul 25, 1843 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1766
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jul 25, 1843 (76)

About

Chemist and inventor who created the first waterproof fabrics. His name adorned the Mackintosh raincoat.

Before Fame

He worked as a clerk while spending his free time studying chemistry.

Trivia

He helped James Beaumont Neilson commercialize the hot blast blowing of blast furnaces.

Family Life

He married Mary Fisher in 1790.

Associated With

He worked with Jean-Paul Gaultier at Hermes to bring cloth rubber into high fashion.