The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Ruhmkorff, Heinrich Daniel

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Ruhmkorff, Heinrich Daniel
Edition of 1920. See also Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

RUHMKORFF, room'kŏrf, Heinrich Daniel, German inventor: b. Hanover, 1803: d. Paris, 21 Dec. 1877. He removed to Paris in 1839, where he continued to reside. In 1851 he invented the induction coil which bears his name.