Inventors' first names: Jean

Inventors' first names: Jean


No, it was not called Pepin who invented the folding umbrella... but a French trader Jean Marius who had this idea around 1710. Then a German, Hans Haupt, who added a telescopic handle.

Of Hebrew origin, John comes from the term Yehohanan which means "God has given grace". His birthday: December 27th.

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