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Darrow, Charles Brace

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Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Inventor

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US purported game inventor

 

1889 - Charles Brace Darrow was born on the 10th of August.

 

1933 - Introduced by neighbors to privately circulated board game "Monopoly".

 

1934 - Falsely claimed invention of "Monopoly" and attempted to sell game to Parker Brothers.

 

       - He started having the game printed on cardboard.

 

1935 - After initial rejection, sold "Monopoly" rights to Parker Brothers.

 

1967 - Darrow died on 29th of August.

 

 

 


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