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Thomas Crapper

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Thomas Crapper (baptised 28 September 1836; died 27 January 1910) was a plumber who founded Thomas Crapper & Co in London. Contrary to widespread misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the flush...

Who invented the flush toilet? - Ask History

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May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...

Myth Busted: Thomas Crapper Invented the Flush Toilet

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Jan 31, 2016 ... Is it true that a 19th-century British plumber named Sir Thomas Crapper (aka John Crapper) invented the flush toilet?

Thomas Crapper's Toilet - Top 10 Famous Toilets - TIME

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Sep 7, 2010 ... Ah, Thomas Crapper. He's the hilariously named inventor of the flushing toilet, right? Wrong! Crapper's crapper is one of the world's most ...

Toilet History - read about the history of flushing toilets

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This marvelous invention is the flush toilet. We don't like to think about what our lives would be like without modern conveniences such as electricity, ...

Thomas Crapper and the Toilet : snopes.com

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May 31, 2011 ... celebrated figure in Victorian England, an ingenious plumber who invented the modern flush toilet; others believe him to be nothing more than ...

Thomas Crapper: inventor of the flushing toilet - Ward's Book of Days

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On this day in history in 1910, died Thomas Crapper. Crapper was an engineer who is credited with the invention of the flushing toilet and adding the word crap ...

The first flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington | Bathtub ...

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Jul 2, 2009 ... In 1596, the first flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington. He made one for himself and one for his godmother Queen Elizabeth.

Sir John Harrington - inventor of the toilet or loo - Historic UK

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The invention of the indoor water closet or lavatory. ... During his 'exile', 1584-91, he built himself a house, and devised and installed the first flushing lavatory, ...

Thomas Crapper: Myth & Reality – thePlumber.com

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Jun 1, 1993 ... The error probably resulted from an honest typo in “Flushed With Pride,” by Wallace Reyburn, says ... Myth: Thomas Crapper invented the toilet.

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Who Invented the Toilet? | Wonderopolis

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Despite these ancient beginnings, flush toilets as we know them today are a much more recent invention. The inventor of the modern flush toilet is generally ...

Who invented the toilet? - Toilet Paper Blog - ToiletPaperWorld.com

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Sep 14, 2009 ... While Thomas Crapper is commonly given credit for inventing the first flushing toilet in the late 1800s, the first version can actually be traced ...

John Crapper Myth and why a crapper loo toilet is not a John

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"The assumption that Crapper invented the flushing toilet in untrue. The device was created by Sir John Harington, a courtier of Elizabeth I, who had a 'john' built  ...