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Zenobe Gramme

Belgian electrical engineer

Zénobe Théophile Gramme (4 April 1826, Amay - 20 January 1901) was a Belgian electrical engineer. He invented the Gramme machine. The Gramme machine was a type of direct current dynamo. It made smoother (less AC) and much higher voltages than other dynamos.

Zénobe Gramme
Zénobe Gramme 1893.jpg
Zénobe Gramme in 1893
Born(1827-04-27)27 April 1827
Died20 January 1901(1901-01-20) (aged 74)
Resting placePère Lachaise Cemetery
NationalityBelgian
Occupationelectrical engineer
Known forGramme dynamo