Margaret E. Knight

Margaret E. Knight was born on February 14, 1838 in England. Called the most famous woman inventor of the 19th century. She invented paper bags with square bottoms.
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As per our current Database, Margaret E. Knight has been died on Oct 12, 1914 (age 76).

🎂 Margaret E. Knight - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Margaret E. Knight die, Margaret E. Knight was 76 years old.

Popular As Margaret E. Knight
Occupation Entrepreneur
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born February 14, 1838 (England)
Birthday February 14
Town/City England
Nationality England

🌙 Zodiac

Margaret E. Knight’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Margaret E. Knight was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Called the most famous woman Inventor of the 19th century. She invented paper bags with square bottoms.

Before Fame

She was working in a paper-bag factory when she devised a new way to put together the bags.


She founded the Eastern Paper Bag Company in 1870, creating paper bags for groceries similar in form to the ones that would be used in later generations.

Family Life

She never married. She was a true independent woman to her last breath.

Associated With

She was awarded the Decoration of the Royal Legion of Honour by Queen Victoria.

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