Category: Norwegian Inventors

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Invented the Birkeland-Eyde process and the electromagnetic cannon.

Kristian Olaf Birkeland was born on December 13, 1867 in Oslo which was called Christiana at that time. His parents were Reinart and Ingeborg Birkeland.

When he was 18, he completed his first ever scientific paper, showing his great interest and potential in the scientific field.

Person Profiles (2)

13 Dec 1867 Christiana, Norway - 15 Jun 1917 photo
30 Oct 1889 Øvre Smestad, Lillehammer, Oppland, Norge - 08 Dec 1975

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