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Monument of Heinrich Goebel
Germany

Zu Ehren des Erfinders der elektrischen Glühlampe Heinrich Goebel Geboren am 20. April 1818 in Springe,gestorben am 15 Dezember 1893 in New York. Errichtet am 26.6.1954 durch die Stadt Springe anlässlich der 100- Jahrfeier der Erfindung.                                                                                                                               

 Monument from 1954 in honor of Heinrich Goebel, the "inventor of the electric light bulb". Death date on the monument is December 16, 1893. The Electrical World reported the death of Henry Goebel at December 4. In Germany, December 16 was reported to be the date of his death in an important article about Goebel 1923. This is the reason for the wrong date of death as well in the inscription as in many other published documents in several countries.

Copyright: Dirk Rabe
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Tags: monument; heinrich goebel; glühlampe; springe
  • Dirk Rabe 10 months ago
    Heinrich Goebel oder Thomas Alva Edison, wer ist der Erfinder der Glühlampe ? Heinrich Goebel or Thomas Alva Edison, who is the inventor of the light bulb ?
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