Gustaf Erik Pasch

Inventor

1788 – 1862

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Who was Gustaf Erik Pasch?

Gustaf Erik Pasch was a Swedish inventor and professor of chemistry at Karolinska institute in Stockholm and inventor of the safety match. He was born in Norrköping, the son of a carpenter. He enrolled at Uppsala University in 1806 and graduated with a masters degree in 1821. Pasch is mostly known for the safety match, but he was also involved with making waterproof concrete for the Göta Canal, manufacture of bank notes and growing of silk worms. He married Augusta Fredrika Vilhelmina Berg in 1827.

In 1827, he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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Born
Sep 3, 1788
Norrköping
Profession
Education
  • Uppsala University
Lived in
  • Norrköping
Died
Sep 6, 1862

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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