Jan Ernst Matzeliger

About Jan Ernst Matzeliger

Birth Day: September 15, 1852
Birth Place: Guyana
Died On: Aug 24, 1889 (age 36)
Birth Sign: Virgo

Jan Ernst Matzeliger Net Worth

Jan Ernst Matzeliger was bornon September 15, 1852 in Guyana. Dutch Guyana-born shoemaker who invented a machine that allowed for the production of up to 700 pairs of shoes per day.
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About

Dutch Guyana-born shoemaker who invented a machine that allowed for the production of up to 700 pairs of shoes per day.

Before Fame

He was a Sailor during his teenage years, and he later moved to the United States where he worked at the Harney Brothers Shoes Factory.

Trivia

He suffered from tuberculosis and died in Massachusetts at the age of 37.

Family Life

He was the Dutch-Surinamese son of an Engineer and a slave.

Associated With

He and street lamp creator Charles Brush were both important 19th-century inventors.