1803 – 1889
Who was John Ericsson?
John Ericsson was a Swedish-American inventor and mechanical engineer, as was his brother Nils Ericson. He was born at Långbanshyttan in Värmland, Sweden, but primarily came to be active in England and the United States. He is remembered best for designing the steam locomotive Novelty and the ironclad ship USS Monitor.
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- Jul 31, 1803
- Swedish American
- United States of America
- Lived in
- Mar 8, 1889
- Resting place
- New York City Marble Cemetery
on July 23, 2013
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