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Walker, John

Born: 1781 AD
Died: 1859 AD
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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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