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John Dunlop

(1840—1921) inventor of the pneumatic tyre


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(1840–1921), Scottish inventor.

Dunlop's significance was as the inventor of a pneumatic cycle tire, patented in Britain in 1888, and a detachable pneumatic tire, in 1891. Although the 1888 patent ...

Subjects: British History — Economic History.


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