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Nils Bohlin

Nils Bohlin Biography

Entrepreneur


ABOUT
Swedish inventor who came up with the three-point seat belt to keep passengers from flying out of their cars during collisions.
BEFORE FAME
He was working in aeronautics when Volvo recruited him to be their first chief safety engineer. Volvo was the first car to come standard with his three-point seat belt.

FAMILY LIFE
He had two children and two stepchildren with wife Maj-britt.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He and Laszlo Biro were two Europeans who were inducted into the U.S. National Inventors Hall of Fame.
TRIVIA
He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1985 and the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1999.

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