Johann Voler

Picture of Johann Voler

Date of Birth: 03/15/1886

Age: 23

Citizenship: Norway


Johan Voler (Norwegian Johan Vaaler, 15 March 1866 -. March 14, 1910) - Norwegian patent office clerk and inventor who is often wrongly associated with the invention, an ordinary paper clip, known to all office workers have more than a hundred years. He was born in Aurskoge (Aurskog, Urskog) in a farmer`s family, and died in Christiania (Oslo).

Voler invented the paperclip in 1899 and applied to the German Patent Office on November 12 of the same year. The patent was registered June 6, 1901 (