Riggenbach, Niklaus

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Name
Riggenbach, Niklaus Gender: M
Antoine Nicolas Riggenbach
born on 21 May 1817 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place Guebwiller, France, 47n55, 7e12
Timezone LMT m7e12 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°13' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 01°42 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 07°42'



Niklaus Riggenbach

Biography

Swiss inventor of the Riggenbach rack system and the counter-pressure brake. He was also an engineer and locomotive builder. He died on 25 July 1899 in Olten, Swizerland.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield forwarded birth certificate n°54 from the online Haut-Rhin departmental archives, image 464/603: "entre cinq et six heures du soir" (between five and six o'clock at night).

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Inventor of the counter-pressure brake)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Inventor of the Riggenbach rack system)