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|German inventor, Rudolf Diesel, was born in Paris. He was the inventor of the Diesel engine.
|The first pencil with an eraser attached was patented by Hymen Lipman. The patent however was invalidated later on as the item was a combination of two previously known and used items.
|Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini, was born in Lucca. He is one of the most celebrated opera composers of all time.
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