Gustaf Dalén

Industrialist and Inventor Gustaf Dalén Full Name: Gustaf Dalén


Profession: Industrialist and Inventor
Why Famous: Dalén had over 100 patents to his name, including the AGA cooker and the Dalén light.

In 1912 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the sun valve, which found a wide application in lighthouses.

Born: November 30, 1869
Birthplace: Stenstorp, Sweden
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: December 9, 1937 (aged 68)