|Birth Day||December 29, 1766|
|Age||253 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 25, 1843 (age 76)|
Chemist and Inventor who created the first waterproof fabrics. His name adorned the Mackintosh raincoat.
He worked as a clerk while spending his free time studying chemistry.
He helped James Beaumont Neilson commercialize the hot blast blowing of blast furnaces.
He worked with Jean-Paul Gaultier at Hermes to bring cloth rubber into high fashion.