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Dalen, Nils Gustaf

Born: 1869 AD
Died: 1937 AD
Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Inventor

1869 – Born on the 30th of November in Stenstorp, in present day Falköping municipality, Sweden.


1892 – He invented a milk-fat tester to check milk quality of the milk delivered.


1896 – Admitted to the Chalmers University of Technology where he earned his Master’s degree and a Doctorate.


1901 – Married Elma Persson, they had two daughters and two sons,Gunnar and Anders.


1906 – Chief Engineer at the Gas Accumulator Company (manufacturer and distributor of acetylene).


1909-1937 – Managing Director of the renamed company Svenska Aktiebolaget Gasaccumulator (AGA).


1912 – Dalén was blinded in an Acetylene explosion.


       – Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his automatic regulator for lighthouses and buoys.


1922 – He invented the AGA cooker


1937 – Nils Gustaf Dalén died on 9th of December.