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10 Well-known Hungarians You Didnt Know Were Hungarian

A colleague suggested Petzval design and style a new camera lens to compete in a prize competitors. Petzval initially resisted (precisely as Ernst Abbe was to resist Carl Zeiss’s similar suggestion a generation later) but quickly relented and began function. Petzval obtained the help of three corporals and eight gunners from the Austrian army at the path of Archduke Ludwig, then Director-Common of Artillery, to help in his calculations. Inside six months, the design and style was completed and took the photographic world by storm. In 1840, his extraordinary mathematical talent permitted him to assess and build an anastigmatic with...