Nils Gustaf Dalén biography

Nils Gustaf Dalén

Physicist, Academic

1869 – 1937

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Who was Nils Gustaf Dalén?

Nils Gustaf Dalén was a Swedish Nobel Laureate and industrialist, the founder of the AGA company and inventor of the AGA cooker and the Dalén light. In 1912 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "invention of automatic regulators for use in conjunction with gas accumulators for illuminating lighthouses and buoys".

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Born
Nov 30, 1869
Stenstorp
Also known as
  • Gustaf Dalen
Nationality
  • Sweden
Profession
Education
  • Chalmers University of Technology
Lived in
  • Sweden
  • Västergötland
Died
Dec 9, 1937
Lidingö

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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