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Pellegrino Turri

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Pellegrino Turri, an Italian inventor, invented a mechanical typing machine, one of the first typewriters in 1801 for his blind lover Countess Carolina Fantoni da Fivizzono. He also invented carbon paper to provide the ink for his machine. Although not much is known about the machine, some of the letters written on it have survived.  ( Wikipedia article )

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