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Baron Franz von Uchatius, aquatint by J. Wischniewsky, 1881



Uchatius, Baron Franz von, b. Theresienfeld (Lower Austria), Oct. 20, 1811, d. Vienna (suicide), June 4, 1881, inventor, weapons engineer, Field Marshal Lieutenant, 1871 Commander of the artillery factory in the Vienna Arsenal. 1874 international renown for his invention of steel bronze ("U. steel bronze") especially suitable for casting artillery pieces; in the field of cinematography, invented a projector for moving pictures in 1846.


 
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