Izrael Staffel

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Izrael Abraham StaffelName: Izrael Abraham Staffel

Born: 1814 in Warsaw

Died: 1884 (Age 70)

Computer-related contributions

  • Polish inventor, watchmaker, mechanic, designer of calculating machines.
  • In 1845, Izrael Staffel demonstrated the Staffel's calculator at the industrial exhibition in Warsaw.
  • Invented a two-color printing press.
  • He also designed and produced other things including an anemometer, an apparatus for testing the composition of metal alloys based on Archimedes' principle, and a ventilator fan.

Honors and awards

  • Demidov Prize.