Ányos Jedlik

Physicist, Inventor

1800 – 1895

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Who was Ányos Jedlik?

Ányos István Jedlik was a Hungarian inventor, engineer, physicist, and Benedictine priest. He was also a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and author of several books. He is considered by Hungarians and Slovaks to be the unsung father of the dynamo and electric motor.

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Born
Jan 11, 1800
Zemné
Also known as
  • Anyos Jedlik
  • Ányos István Jedlik
Parents
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Slovaks
Nationality
  • Kingdom of Hungary
  • Hungary
Profession
Died
Dec 13, 1895
Győr

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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