Did the cigarette lighter or match come first?

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The answer to which came first, the cigarette lighter or the match may come as a surprise to many. They had matches long ago that needed an outside source to light them. This means most don't consider them actual matches. Modern matches were invented in 1827. The cigarette lighter was invented in 1816, making the lighter first.
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The cigarette Lighter was invented in 1816 by German Chemist JW Dobereiner and the match was invented in 1805 by K. Chancel. The match was invented in 1826 by English Chemist John
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actually the cigarette lighter came first in 1816 and the match was invented in 1844. Source(s) i had to randomly do a corrective assignment at school about this '
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Matches were invented first. It was invented in 1805 while the lighter was invented in 1816. Ask more! report this answer. Updated on Saturday, February 04 2012 at 11:21AM EST. Source
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