Walker, John

Born: May 29, 1781 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Inventor

1781 - Born on May 29th in Stockton-on-Tees, England. John Walker invented the friction match.

1827 - He first sold his "friction lights" on his store.

1859 - Died on May 1st in Stockton-on-Tees.
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