Dreyse, Nicholaus von

Dreyse, Nicholaus von, inventor of the needle-gun, born at Sömmerda, near Erfurt, the son of a locksmith, and bred to his father's craft; established a large factory at Sömmerda for a manufactory of firearms; was ennobled 1864 (1787-1867).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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