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Anyos Jedlik

* 1800 Szimő/Hungary
+ 1895 Győr/Hungary



Ányos István Jedlik was a Hungarian inventor, engineer, physicist, and Benedictine priest.
He was also an author of several books.
He is considered by Hungarians and Slovaks to be the unsung father of the dynamo and electric motor.
Jedlik's best known invention is the principle of dynamo self-excitation,
six years before Siemens and Wheatstone.

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