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Birger Ljungström (1872–1948) was a Swedish engineer, inventor and industrialist. Together with his younger brother Fredrik Ljungström (1875-1964), they invented the Ljungström the double steam turbine to drive large three-phase electric generators, and founded the company STAL in Finspång, Sweden. In 1918 they designed steam turbine engines to drive large locomotives that could replace the older design of steam piston engines.

Birger Ljungström 
Swedish engineer, manufacturer and inventor
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Date of birth4 June 1872
Uddevalla
Date of death17 November 1948
Oscars Assembly
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  • Northern Cemetery (59°21′37.98″N 18°1′35.26″E, Kvarter 19D, gravnummer 84, 1948)
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