Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir

Man who created the first single-cylinder two-stroke engine

Early years

Jean was born on January-2nd-1822 and died august-4th-1900 of unknown causes. jean moved to Paris, France when he was in his teen years. There he self taught himself chemistry and engineering.

Invention

jean created the first single-cylinder two-stroke engine. he got the pation on the invention and started to sell them. people used these machines all over the place. over 1000 were being used when it came out. after that he came out with a invention of the Lenoir cycle which he used to make a vehicle with.

Info about jean

  1. he got into electroplating while he was in paris.
  2. he contributed to the making of the car,
  3. one thing he had to overcome was the engine not going fast enough
  4. he has lived in Berlin and France.

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