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Vlasenko, Andrei Romanovich
Place of birth and death unknown. Russian inventor.
Vlasenko managed an estate in Bezhets District, Tver Province. In 1868 he invented the combine-type grain-harvesting machine, which he called a reaper-thresher.
REFERENCE“Zernouborka na korne, izobretenie A. Vlasenko.” Zemledel’cheskaia gazeta, 1869, Jan. 18, no. 3.
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