Cornelis Corneliszoon van Uitgeest

Inventor

1550 – 1600

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Who was Cornelis Corneliszoon van Uitgeest?

Cornelis Corneliszoon van Uitgeest, or Krelis Lootjes was a Dutch windmill owner from Uitgeest who invented the wind-powered sawmill, which made the conversion of log timber into planks 30 times faster than before.

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Born
1550
Uitgeest
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • North Holland
Died
1600

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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