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Georges De Mestral
Birth: Jun. 19, 1907
Death: Feb. 8, 1990

Swiss inventor. In 1948 he invented Velcro, a fastener based on a strip of tiny nylon hooks that grasp a strip of dense nylon hoops. He supposedly came up with the idea when he was out walking his dog one night and came home with burrs attached to the legs of his trousers. 
 
Burial:
Cimetière Commugny
Commugny
Vaud, Switzerland
 
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Record added: Sep 29, 2002
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Georges De Mestral
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Georges De Mestral
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