Emil Kolben

Emil Kolben

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Emil Kolben (November 1, 1862 in Stran ice - September 3, 1943 in Terez n) was an engineer and entrepreneur from Bohemia in the Czech Republic. The large engineering company KD bears his name. He died in the concentration camp Theresienstadt.Kolben was born into the German-speaking Jewish family of a small shopkeeper in the village of Stran ice near Prague. He had nine siblings and from the age of 15 he was left to care for himself. After completing his secondary education in Prague, Kolben studied at the German Technical University in Prague. After finishing university he obtained a two-year stipend (named after Franti ek Josef Gerstner) that allowed him to study abroad. In 1887 he travelled to Z rich, Paris and London and finally settled for five years in the United States.
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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135728873
  • 9786135728873