When Was the Compass Invented?

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The first compass was invented around the year 1044. Modern liquid magnetic compasses stem from the mariners compass that was invented in Europe around 1190.
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Most men have still not discovered the compass and still refuse to stop and ask for directions. The first compass was created sometime before the 2nd century by the people of China!
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The compass might have been invented and used earlier than 1000 BC, but it was perfected near the end of China's Tang Dynasty.
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The compass was invented by the Chinese during the 1st century.
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