History of Paraplyets

Probably invented the umbrella in China for about 2400 years ago. But then it was rather to protection from the Sun that you used it as a pale skin was the man efterstävade.Afterwards came the invention of Silk roads West to England and France, where they began to appear during the 1600 ‘s, but hardly was used extensively until the 1700 ‘s, and mainly by women. Men still held most of capes to keep the rain away. But around 1700 century decided to suddenly grandeur with the umbrella and popularity quickly spread.

An early description of the umbrella is in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719), where he makes his own umbrella of hide as protection against rain and Sun. This led to the early umbrellas have long called for “Robinson”, both in France and in England.

As early as the late 1700’s, the umbrella look much like it does now-retractable with a position in the steel. The previous models were made of wood, but these proved very difficult to fold when it had rained.

The word umbrella comes from French and means “stop the rain. The English word for umbrella, umbrella, has its origins in the Latin word umbra, meaning shadow. That is to say the original application has been in name, that has completely changed the meaning.

The umbrella has also been used as weapons. One of the world’s largest in the field, Swaine Adeney Brigg, has a history of models with both swords and pistols in. of course, These are no longer manufactured.

A exilbulgar; the renegade writer Georgi Markov was assassinated with an umbrella. A spy from the Bulgarian intelligence service stack tip on a specially made umbrella that injected him with the deadly poison ricin. A similar weapon can also be seen in the James Bond film “From Russia with Love”