Lars Magnus Ericsson

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Introduction

Great enterprises, a noted philosopher once suggested, are lengthened shadows of great men. During the past century thousands of outstanding men and women have contributed to the Ericsson Group of telecommunication companies. But the imprint of Lars Magnus Ericsson, who founded the enterprise in 1876, is still unmistakable.

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References:

"Lars Magnus Ericsson, A Brief Biography", Telefonktiebolaget LM Ericsson. Permission to use extracts from Mr Mats Dahlin.  This 36 page booklet (circa early 1960's) is based largely on a manuscript by Hemming Johansson, a business associate and personal friend to Lars Magnus Ericsson for more than three decades.