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Josef Petzval
Birth: Jan. 6, 1807
Presovsky, Slovakia
Death: Sep. 17, 1891
Vienna
Vienna (Wien), Austria

Petzval was a pioneer of photo-optical science, he was a professor at the Budapest and Vienna Technical University. Petzval's lens from the year 1840 with the speed of 1:3,4 was instrumental in the development of today's photo lenses. He also helped improve the telescope, microscope, headlights and spotlights. 

Cause of death: natural causes
 
Burial:
Zentralfriedhof
Vienna
Wien Stadt
Vienna (Wien), Austria
Plot: Group 14A, Number 4
 
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Record added: Feb 23, 2000
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