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Who invented the fountain pen?

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Asked by nargis bhambi, 13 May '08 02:17 pm
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Romanian Petrache Poenaru
Answered by madhavi, 13 May '08 02:19 pm

 
  
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Even though the first fountain pen was invented by Romanian Petrache Poenaru, the effective & modern fountain pen was invented by the American Lewis Edson
Waterman.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 14 May '08 04:49 am

 
  
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Romanian Petrache Poenaru invented the fountain pen; an invention which the French Government patented in May 1827
Answered by JAYAKUMAR, 13 May '08 03:58 pm

 
  
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no idea
Answered by ARPIT SAKHARE, 13 May '08 02:17 pm

 
  
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The single man inventio of fountain pen is not attrivuted to anyone yet
Answered by Musaddiq Ameen, 14 May '08 11:00 am

 
  
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ofcos its not mee
Answered by rizwan ahmed, 13 May '08 07:36 pm

 
  
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Despite what you may read in various books, encyclopedias, magazine articles, and other sources, the origins of the fountain pen are lost in the mists of time. The earliest mentions of fountain pens go back hundreds of years; one of the earliest citations found to date is from the the 10th century.

The earliest surviving fountain pens date to the early 18th (or possibly later 17th) century; they are made of metal, and most used cut quills as nibs, although gold-nibbed examples are also known. These are often called "Bion" pens, after the French royal instrument maker Nicolas Bion (1652-1733) who described them in a treatise first published in 1709. Bion made no claim to be their inventor, nor is there any evidence that he ever made such pens himself -- let alone, held a patent on them.

From the beginning of the 19th century, the number of fountain pen designs patented and produced began to multiply. Three major advances, however, paved the way for the fountain pen ...more
Answered by Indra Datta, 13 May '08 02:23 pm

 
  
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Mr Fountain.
Answered by Twinkle Aurora, 13 May '08 02:17 pm

 
  
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