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Frederik Louis Wilhelm Hellesen

Frederik Louis Wilhelm Hellesen

F. L .Wilhelm Hellesen and wife (circa 1890).
Kalundborg, Denmark
DiedDecember 22 1892

Frederik Louis Wilhelm Hellesen (1836 – December 22 1892) was a Danish inventor and industrialist. In 1887 he designed what is thought to be the first dry cell battery based on the Leclanché cell design.[1] The same year he founded the company W. Hellesen (later know as A/S Tudor-Hellesens, A/S Hellesens, and GN Hellesens), now defunct. Today the Hellesens brand name is owned by Duracell.

Notes and references

  1. ^ Energi på dåse, Jytte Thorndahl; Last accessed on June 26, 2007

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