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one of the two sons of Fyodor Lisitsyn. From their childhood they were engaged in metalworking at their family's factory. In 1778 they made a samovar, and the same year Nazar Lisitsyn registered the first samovar-making factory in Russia. They may not have been the inventors of samovar, but they were the first historically recorded and documented samovar-makers, and their various and beautiful samovar designs became very influential throughout the later history of samovar-making.
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Nazar Fyodorovich Lisitsynunknown1770
 
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  one of the two sons of Fyodor Lisitsyn. From their childhood they were engaged in metalworking a...
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Thomas Paine [2]1736, Jan 291761
 
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Alexander Cumming17331750
 
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Philip Astley1742, Jan 81759
 
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Samuel Hopkins [2]1743, Dec 91759
 
18191818
 an American inventor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On July 31, 1790, he was granted the first ...
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