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Ignacy Łukasiewicz

1822 - 1882

— Academy of Superheroes —

 
 
Ignacy Łukasiewicz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), circa December 30, 2022
1. Ignacy Łukasiewicz Marker
Inscription.  
The inventor of the kerosene lamp.

The founder of the world's first oil mine and refinery.

A revolutionist and social activist who financed roads, hospitals and social welfare homes.
 
Erected 2022 by Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C.; Nauka; "Science. I Like It" Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 38° 55.478′ N, 77° 2.198′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Adams Morgan. Marker is on 16th Street Northwest just south of Fuller Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska (here, next to this marker); Rudolf Weigl (here, next to this marker); Maria Skłodowska Curie (here, next to this marker); Henryk Arctowski (here,
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next to this marker); Maria Czaplicka (here, next to this marker); Mikołaj Kopernik (here, next to this marker); Jacek Karpiński (here, next to this marker); Ernest Malinowski (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Academy of Superheroes markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), circa December 30, 2022
2. Academy of Superheroes markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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