Ernő Rubik

Inventor Ernő Rubik

Profession: Inventor


Why Famous: Namesake to the internationally famous Rubik's Cube mechanical puzzle, which he patented in 1975, and which went on to become the best-selling toy of all time. He also created the Rubik's Magic and Rubik's Snake toys.

Born: July 13, 1944
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Age: 74 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Ernő Rubik

  • 1975-01-30 Ernő Rubik applies for a patent for his "Magic Cube" invention, later to be known as a Rubik's cube

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