Denis Papin

1647 - 1712

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Denis Papin was a French inventor who worked on the steam engine and invented the pressure cooker and the paddle boat.
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List of References (17 books/articles)

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Honours awarded to Denis Papin
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Fellow of the Royal Society1682
Paris street namesRue Papin (3rd Arrondissement)


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. The Galileo Project

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