Gustaf Erik Pasch

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Birthday
3, 1788
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Sep 6, 1862 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1788
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Sep 6, 1862 (74)

About

Inventor of the safety match who never profited from his work because, although it was safer and more reliable, they were also too expensive for most people. He also made waterproof concrete for the Göta Canal and grew silk worms.

Before Fame

He graduated Sweden's Uppsala University in 1806.

Trivia

In 1827, he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Family Life

He got married to Augusta Fredrika Vilhelmina Berg in 1827.

Associated With

Like William Herschel, he was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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