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Johann Jacob Schweppe

1740 - 1821

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Johann Jacob Schweppe ( SHVEP-ə, German: [ˈjoːhan ˈjaːkɔp ˈʃvɛpə]; 16 March 1740 – 18 November 1821) was a German-Swiss watchmaker and amateur scientist who developed the first practical process to manufacture bottled carbonated mineral water, based on a process discovered by Joseph Priestley in 1767. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Jacob Schweppe has received more than 173,769 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Jacob Schweppe is the 137th most popular inventor (up from 145th in 2019), the 1,541st most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,635th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Inventor.

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Among inventors, Johann Jacob Schweppe ranks 137 out of 354Before her are Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, Robert Stirling, Louis Le Prince, Paul Otlet, Robert Moog, and Gunther von Hagens. After her are Josiah Warren, John Ericsson, Jang Yeong-sil, Georg Luger, Heinrich Göbel, and Alfred Vail.

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Among people born in 1740, Johann Jacob Schweppe ranks 9Before her are Giovanni Paisiello, Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Isabelle de Charrière, Jeanne Baret, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, and Carl Michael Bellman. After her are Giambattista Bodoni, Johann van Beethoven, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, and Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine. Among people deceased in 1821, Johann Jacob Schweppe ranks 9Before her are Joseph de Maistre, John William Polidori, Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans, Caroline of Brunswick, Franz Karl Achard, and William I, Elector of Hesse. After her are Gregory V of Constantinople, Tudor Vladimirescu, Jean Rapp, Juan O'Donojú, Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt, and José Miguel Carrera.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Jacob Schweppe ranks 1,541 out of 6,142Before her are Thomas Kretschmann (1962), Hemma (800), Christoph Scheiner (1575), Conrad Celtes (1459), Carl Schuhmann (1869), and Peter Minuit (1589). After her are Andreas Sigismund Marggraf (1709), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), Eugen Fink (1905), Rudolf Arnheim (1904), Hans Werner Henze (1926), and Ludwig Borchardt (1863).

Among INVENTORS In Germany

Among inventors born in Germany, Johann Jacob Schweppe ranks 17Before her are Adam Opel (1837), Joseph Pilates (1883), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Theobald Boehm (1794), Alfred Krupp (1812), and Hugo Schmeisser (1884). After her are Heinrich Göbel (1818), Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse (1787), Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (1772), Uziel Gal (1923), Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (1803), and Siegfried Marcus (1831).