Hanna Hammarström was born in Sweden back in 1829 to Per and Christina. Her father wanted all of children to learn a profession, so Hanna learned to manufacture various forms of ornaments. So, in 1883 she started her own business which she held a monopoly on the production through 1880 into the 1890’s.
She employed only women, who she educated herself. In 1886, she was awarded first prize for her invention at a machine exhibition in Stockholm. She died in 1909, he was 64.
What you may not know about Hanna is that due to her making ornaments, she had an epiphany and convinced the Swedish telephone network for her to produce the telephone wires throughout Sweden.
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