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- étienne Lenoir a.k.a. Étienne Lenoir: Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir was a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Prior designs for such engines were patented as early as 1807, but none were commercially successful. Lenoir's engine was commercialized in sufficient quantities to be considered a success, a first for the internal combustion engine.
- étienne Lenoir a.k.a. Étienne Lenoir was a French scientific instrument maker and inventor of the repeating circle.
- born in (272 years ago)
- died in (184 years ago)
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