Zenobe Gramme

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Zénobe Théophile Gramme (4 April 1826, Amay - 20 January 1901) was a Belgian electrical engineer. He invented the Gramme machine. The Gramme machine was a type of direct current dynamo. It made smoother (less AC) and much higher voltages than other dynamos.