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Frank Hornby
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Born in Liverpool, Merseyside
Born on 15th of April 1863
Died on 21st of September 1936

Born 1863. Died 1936 - English inventor of toys.

Worked as bookkeeper before opening his first factory in 1901. Made perforated constructional strips patented in 1907 as Meccano. Began producing Hornby Trains in 1920.

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