Alexandru Ciurcu

Inventor

1854 – 1922

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Who was Alexandru Ciurcu?

Alexandru Ciurcu was a Romanian inventor and publisher, famous for his invention with Just Buisson of a reaction engine. It used rocket propulsion and was successfully used to power to boat in 1886. The two men envisioned that such motors would later be used for air travel.

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Born
Jan 29, 1854
Șercaia
Nationality
  • Romania
Profession
Died
Jan 22, 1922
Bucharest

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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