Award Name : European Inventor Award
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Invention
Location : Tumlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Artur Fischer (born 31 December 1919 in Tumlingen, Black Forest, Germany) is an inventor.He registered his first patent in 1949 for a Photo Flash Light, with synchronised trigger. From 1957 he concentrated more on fixing elements.He invented flash light photography as he saw an issue with the previously used magnesium flash. Stories say that he wanted to have pictures taken and the photographer denied as the magnesium could have enflamed the wooden roof.He won European Inventor Award 2014 in the category Lifetime achievement for his wall plug, synchronised flash and many more.