John Boyd Dunlop
 

 

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John Boyd Dunlop 1840-1921

Born in Ayrshire, Scotland. He was a vet in Belfast when he invented the pneumatic tyre. He established a factory in Dublin but his lack of business acumen led to him selling his factory for less than it was worth. He is buried in Dublin.

Further information and directions to the grave are to be found in "Dead and Buried in Dublin - An Illustrated Guide to the Historic Graves of Dublin.  Click here to order a copy of this book