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John Deere

Deere & Company Founder John Deere

Profession: Deere & Company Founder

United States of America

Biography: Founded one of the largest manufacturers of agricultural machinery in the world.

Born: February 7, 1804
Birthplace: Rutland, Vermont, USA
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: May 17, 1886 (aged 82)

Historical Events

  • 1837-05-06 US blacksmith John Deere creates the first steel plough in Grand Detour, Illinois

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