Ignacy Łukasiewicz

Fischer 2651-2656 | Michel 2799-2804 | Scott 2508-2513 | Year of issue 1982 | People's Republic of Poland

100th anniversary of the death of Ignacy Łukasiewicz.

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Paraffin lamps

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Glossary

Ignacy Łukasiewicz (1822-1882), pharmacist, inventor of the first method of distilling kerosene from seep oil, inventor of the paraffin lamp.
A paraffin lamp is called a kerosene lamp in the United States.

Relevant pages

Ignacy Łukasiewicz is also commemorated on Fischer 1034 and Fischer 3338.

Resources

Ignacy Łukasiewicz
Paraffin lamp (kerosine lamp)