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Who was Charles Macintosh? And did the Scottish chemist really invent the raincoat?

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Who was Charles Macintosh? And did the Scottish chemist really invent the raincoat?
posted Dec 29, 2016 by Amit Kumar Pandey

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Born : 29 December 1766 Glasgow

Died : 25 July 1843 (aged 76) Dunchattan

Nationality : Scottish

Charles Macintosh FRS was a Scottish chemist and inventor of waterproof fabrics.

Macintosh was born in Glasgow, the son of George Macintosh and Mary Moore, and was first employed as a clerk.

Macintosh married, in 1790, Mary Fisher, daughter of Alexander Fisher a merchant of Glasgow.

They had one son, George Macintosh (1791-1848)

29th December 2016 The Search Engine Google is showing this animated Doodle in many countries for the Charles Macintosh’s 250th Birthday

answer Dec 29, 2016 by Karthika Qpt
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