Name

Denis Papin

Career

Science

Identifier

Proposed steam-driven ship

Region

Europe

Era

Anglo-American Atlantic World (1641-1750)

Born

1647

Died

1712

Text

French physicist invented a pressure cooker in 1679, with principles later used in earliest steam engines

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1685 - Denis Papin proposes idea of a steam-driven ship,