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Louis Schmeisser

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Occupation  Inventor

Name  Louis Schmeisser
Full Name  Louis Schmeisser
Born  February 5, 1848 (1848-02-05) Zollnitz, Thuringia
Died  March 23, 1917, Suhl, Germany
Children  Hugo Schmeisser, Hans Schmeisser

Louis Schmeisser (5 February 1848, Zöllnitz – 23 March 1917) was one of the best-known weapon technical designers of Europe. He is associated with the development and production of the Bergmann machine guns used during the First World War. He designed the Dreyse 1907 Pistol which was used in both World Wars.

Schmeisser was born in Zöllnitz, Thuringia. He was the father of Hugo Schmeisser (1884–1953), who was also a famous designer of infantry weapons, including the StG 44. His other son, Hans Schmeisser, was also a well-known weaponry designer.

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