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Person: PLANK, Ernst  (fl. 1860s-1930s)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Ernst PLANK
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern and slide manufacturing business
Main period of activity
1860s-1930s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
date unknown
born at
unknown location
1866
founder
date unknown
died at
unknown location
Short biography
Founder 1866 of tin toy company in Nuremberg which made innovative, improved toy lanterns plus simplified steam engines, locomotives, and ships.
Lucerna ID  6003786

Record created by Deac Rossell and Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 January 2012

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