Distinguished inventors


of Luxembourg origin

KROLL Guillaum                1889        industrial production of titanium and zirconium

LENOIR Étienne                 1822        internal combustion engine


having obtained Luxembourg patents

OTTO Nicolaus-August             1876           internal combustion engine

THOMAS Sidney Gilchrist        1879           eliminating phosphorus from iron

KOLBE  Hermann                     1875           synthesis of « aspirin »

BEINS Hendrik                           1873           production of liquid carbonic acid