Who Invented Matches?

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K. Chancel from Paris, France was the creator of the first matches that were dipped in a asbestos bottle filled with sulfuric acid to ignite. The first friction matches were created by John Walker of England in 1826.
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Who Invented the Match?
A match uses chemicals and friction to create a controlled flame. The discovery of phosphorous, the chemical on a match head, in the 17th century helped lead to the creation of controlled flames. Since the 17th century, matches have evolved using... More »
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The pioneer of matches as we know them was John Walker. His matches were about a yard in length instead of the smaller types we have now. You can find more information here: http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/matches.htm
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