Slavoljub Eduard Penkala

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Birthday
20, 1871
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Feb 5, 1922 (50)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1871
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Feb 5, 1922 (50)

About

Engineer and inventor who became famous for further developing the mechanical pencil and created the first solid-ink fountain pen.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Dresden University of Technology in 1898.

Trivia

He had 80 patents, and was responsible for constructing the first Croatian two-seat airplane.

Family Life

He moved with his wife and children to Zagreb after earning his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.

Associated With

He was an inventor similar to Hiram Maxim.

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