Inventors of Writing Instruments

Inventors of a fountain pen and ballpoint pen saw the same fountain pen and found it needed to be fixed. First, one didn’t like that it leaked, while the second didn’t like that it needed too much time to dry on paper. And they made it better for all of us.

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Lewis Waterman – Inventor of Fountain Pen

If you want to thank someone because you don’t have messy fingers and paper when you write with your fountain pen - thank Lewis Edson Waterman, who improved the fountain pen and made it a useful tool.

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László Bíró

If you are reading this, there is a high probability that you have at least one ballpoint pen in a radius of 2 meters from yourself. And who deserves credit for that? László Bíró! (and his brother... and probably some more people...)

George Parker Pen

George Safford Parker and Parker Pen Company

George Parker was an American industrialist and inventor. He created the Parker pen brand and Pen Parker Company. Pen Parker Company is one of the largest writing instrument companies in the world and the first one that went global.

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Picture Of Writing With Fountain Pen