Josef Ressel

Austrian inventor

Joseph Ludwig Franz Ressel (Czech: Josef Ludvík František Ressel; June 29, 1793 – October 9, 1857) was a forester and inventor of Czech-German descent, who designed one of the first working ship's propellers.

Josef Ressel
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Born(1793-06-29)29 June 1793
Died9 October 1857(1857-10-09) (aged 64)
NationalityAustrian
Known formarine propeller