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Jan Ernst Matzeliger (September 15, 1852 – August 24, 1889) was a Surinamese revolutionary ... He had some interest in mechanics in his native country, but his efforts at inventing a shoe-lasting machine began in the United States after a life  ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Discover more about Jan Ernst Matzeliger, the Surinamese inventor who patented a shoe lasting machine that increased the ... Did You Know?

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Background: Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born in Dutch Guiana, the South American country now called Suriname. ... Invention: In 1883, Matzeliger successfully invented what many before him had attempted: an automated ... Did You Know?

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Such is the case with Jan Matzeliger - the man who made it possible for ... Jan showed a remarkable ability to repair complex machinery and often did so when  ...

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Jan Matzeliger facts: Jan Matzeliger (1852-1889) revolutionized the ... Matzeliger did not live long enough to see the true impact of his lasting machine on the ...

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Jan Ernst Matzeliger: Sept. 15, 1852 Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana [now Suriname] Aug. 24, 1889 Lynn, Mass., U.S. inventor best known for his shoe-lasting ...

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Jan Ernst Matzeliger was born on September 15, 1852 in Surinam (South ... in this area, Matzeliger did not initially pursue a career in engineering or inventing.

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Inventor Jan Matzeliger (pictured) placed his name in the history books by inventing and patenting the shoe lasting machine in the late 1800s. Matzeliger filed ...

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*This date marks the birth of Jan Matzeliger in 1852. He was an African American inventor best known for his shoe-lasting machine that mechanically shaped the ...

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Biography of Jan Ernst Matzeliger. ... When Jan Matzeliger came to work in the shoe factories, no machinehad been invented that could complete the lasting ...