Dalen, Nils Gustaf

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Born: Nov 30, 1869 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 68 years of age.

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.

 

 

 

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