Isaac Louis Pulvermacher

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I. L. Pulvermacher
Born Isak Löbl Pulvermacher
15 March 1815(1815-03-15)
Breslau, Silesia, Prussia
Died 12 September 1884 (69) [1]
Hampstead, London, England
Ethnicity Jewish
Alma mater Technischen Universität Wien (1846-7) [2]
Known for Pulvermacher's Portable Hydro-Electric Chain; Pulvermacher’s Electro-Galvanic Chain-Belts

Isaac Louis (Lewis) Pulvermacher (March 15, 1815 - September 12, 1884), often credited as J.L. Pulvermacher, was a medical electrician and inventor of Pulvermacher's Portable Hydro-Electric Chain, the effective basis for all later varieties of electro-galvanic belts that proliferated in the late 19th century.

Selected Bibliography


  1. "Obituary notice for J.L. Pulvermacher". The Electrician (London) 13 (18): p. 435. 1884-09-20. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  2. Isak Pulvermacher's studentry at Tech. Univ. Vienna ( Retrieved 2015-11-13.