Who Invented the Oil Lamp?

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Aime Argand a Swiss scientist is believed to have invented the first oil lamp in 1782. The Argand lamp was patented around 1784 it improved many home lighting.
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The invention of the lamp is technically unknown. The reason for this is that the first lamp was actually built from a fire. People used the source of fire just as we use lamps today
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70,000 BC.
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Argand (1750-1803) was a chemist who studied in France as a botanist and meteorologist, taught chemistry and developed improvements in brandy distillation. The Argand lamp was patented
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Researchers have discovered a center where oil lamps for Roman Empire were made.
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The oil lamp was invented in 70,000 BC. An object was soaked in animal fat and then ignited. It was around the 7th century that the Greeks began to make terra cotta lamps.
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