Alphonse Eugène BEAU DE ROCHAS

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FrenchBorn Alphonse Eugène BEAU

French engineer who originated the principle of the four-stroke internal-combustion engine

Born on April 09, 1815 in Digne-les-Bains, France , France

Died on March 27, 1893 in Vincennes, France

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His achievement lay partly in his emphasizing the previously unappreciated importance of compressing the fuel–air mixture before ignition. He published his results in 1861, a year after Christian Reithmann was granted a patent in Germany and 16 years before Nicolaus Otto obtained his patent.

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