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Patent for world’s first internal combustion engine

Patent for world’s first internal combustion engine

20 July, 1807

Emperor Napoleon of France awarded the patent for the world’s first internal combustion engine to Nicéphore Niépce on 20th July 1807. The Pyréolophore created by Niépce had successfully powered a boat upstream on the river Saône.

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