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William Upjohn

Born: 1853
Birthplace: Richland, Michigan

Dissolvable pill—In 1880, Upjohn began developing a pill that dissolved easily in the stomach. In 1884 he invented a machine to mass-produce these pills with a regulated dosage.

Died: 1932

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